TableOfAuthorities Object (Word)

Represents a single table of authorities in a document (a TOA field). The TableOfAuthorities object is a member of the TablesOfAuthorities collection. The TablesOfAuthorities collection includes all the tables of authorities in a document.


Use TablesOfAuthorities (Index), where Index is the index number, to return a single TableOfAuthorities object. The index number represents the position of the table of authorities in the document. The following example includes category headers in the first table of authorities in the active document and then updates the table.

With ActiveDocument.TablesOfAuthorities(1) 
 .IncludeCategoryHeader = True 
End With

Use the Add method to add a table of authorities to a document. The following example adds a table of authorities that includes all categories at the beginning of the active document.

Set myRange = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=0, End:=0) 
ActiveDocument.TablesOfAuthorities.Add Range:=myRange, _ 
 Passim:=True, Category:=0, EntrySeparator:=", "

Note A table of authorities is built from TA (Table of Authorities Entry) fields in a document. Use the MarkCitation method to mark citations to be included in a table of authorities.

See also

Word Object Model Reference