Using Footnotes and Endnotes

Footnotes and endnotes are notes that provide more information about specific text in your document. In Word, footnotes appear at the bottom of your current page. Notes compiled at the end of a document—or at the end of a section—are called endnotes. Both footnotes and endnotes are equally easy to insert—and easy to work with after you add them. You can use them both in the same document.

Word can automate the most annoying aspects of managing footnotes and endnotes: sequencing and placing them properly. When you use Word's footnote and endnote features, you get extensive flexibility over your footnotes and endnotes. Of course, you can control the text that appears in your footnotes and endnotes—and how that text ...

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