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I have one problem in the latex \tableofcontents.

Look at the image I circled.

For Dictionary from A-Z               1-250

How to do that in latex in \tableofcontents?

Is it possible in LaTeX?

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Well, the command \addtocontents{toc}{STUFF} adds anything you want to the table of contents. You need to format your entry yourself, however.

If you look into TOC of a LaTeX file, you see that its entries have the following structure \contentsline {SECTION}{\numberline {NUMBER}TITLE}{PAGE}{HYPERLINK NAME} (the last argument is there only if you use hyperref). So you need to:

  1. Put \label{first_page} on the first page.

  2. Put \label{last_page} on the last page

  3. Put on the first page \addtocontents{toc}{\contentsline {section}{\numberline{} Words}{\pageref{first_page}--\pageref{last_page}}{}}

You many need to change section to chapter here depending on the style you want.

Good luck!

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Your information are really spare. The modification based also on the packages which creates the index. For example you can use makeidx, scrindex or splitidx ...

In my example I uses the class scrbook in combination with scrindex:

             \zpageref{startindex} -- \zpageref{endindex}%
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