Footnotes and Endnotes

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Footnotes and Endnotes

Footnotes and Endnotes

Inserting Footnotes

To insert footnotes into a Microsoft Word document:

  1. Place your cursor in your document where you would like the symbol representing the footnote to appear.
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Footnotes group, click Insert Footnote:
  3. Enter the footnote itself.

Inserting Endnotes

To insert endnotes into a Microsoft Word document:

  1. Place your cursor in your document where you would like the symbol representing the endnote to appear.
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Footnotes group, click Insert Endnote:
  3. Enter the endnote itself.

Locating Footnotes and Endnotes

To move between footnotes and endnotes in a Microsoft Word document:

  1. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Footnotes group, click Next Footnote to move to the next footnote in the document:
  2. To move to a previous footnote or to an endnote, click on the drop-down arrow and select the option of your choice:

You can also move between and search footnotes and endnotes using the Navigation pane (in Word 2010 or 2013):

Customizing Footnotes and Endnotes

You can choose exactly where footnotes and endnotes are located, how to format the numbers, and more. To do so:

  1. Click the Dialog Box Launcher in the lower right corner of the Footnotes group.
  2. Choose the options you prefer in the Footnote and Endnote dialog box:
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