Working with Footnotes - Exercise

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Working with Footnotes - Exercise

Working with Footnotes

Duration: 10 to 20 minutes.

In this exercise, you will add footnotes to a document and then move between the footnotes within the document.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard2.docx
  2. Add the following footnotes to your document:
    1. Japanese Maple: in the Special Features section, after the words "Beautiful foliage" add a footnote stating "In the opinion of course author, Dave Dunn."
    2. Red Bud: in the Special Features section, after the words "Deer Resistant" add a footnote stating "Given the increasing deer population in New York State, even deer resistant plants are sometimes devoured by deer."
    3. Butterfly Weed: at the end of the Description, add a footnote stating "Butterfly weed is commonly found along roadways in New York State."
  3. Use the Footnotes commands to move to:
    1. Footnote #1, within the document.
    2. Footnote #3, within the document.
    3. Footnote #2, within the footnote itself.

Solution:

  1. Place your cursor in the document in the specified location:Cursor in Document
  2. Click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Footnotes group, click Insert Footnote: Insert Footnote
  3. Enter "In the opinion of course author, Dave Dunn."
  4. Repeat steps one through three to enter the next two footnotes.
  5. Click anywhere in the document (above the footnotes).
  6. To move to the first footnote, within the document, click on the REFERENCES tab and from the Footnotes group, click the drop-down arrow and select Previous Footnote until you get to the first footnote:First Footnote
  7. To move to the third footnote, within the document, click on Next Footnote to move to the next footnote in the document: Next Footnote
  8. Click within one of the footnotes itself:Clicked Footnote
  9. Move to the previous or next footnote using the Previous Footnote and Next Footnote commands. Note that you will remain within the footnotes themselves, as opposed to the body of the document, until you click within the document body.
  10. Save the document as we will continue to build on this document in future exercises.
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