'Table of Contents' vs. 'Contents'

Both terms, "table of contents" and "contents", are correct and commonly used.

Both terms, "table of contents" and "contents", are correct and often used.

A table of contents typically includes the descriptions or titles of first-level headings.

You can find the contents at the front of the book.

These days, however, the most frequently used heading for a table of contents is simply "contents".

The contents are on page 11.

The heading "table of contents" is also common, particularly in academic or formal contexts.

You should create the table of contents for your thesis or dissertation after creating content and labeling headings.

More informally, "table of contents" can be abbreviated as TOC.

Do you know how to add a TOC to your PDF?

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