The Manualpage is an ASCII format where text styles are made by inserting backspace sequences. It is used for short software descriptions for Unix systems. For longer descriptions you should use the GNU Texinfo format.
You can set the lines each page of a manpage should have with
the command !man_lpp (
Use the switch !man_type X where
displayed inside brackets in the headlines of the manpage.
It is very unusual to use a table of contents in a manpage. For short program description — you only should use manpages for — tables of contents don't make sense, too.