How do I make a footnote?

How do I make a footnote?

Insert footnotes and endnotes as needed. Click where you wish the footnote or endnote to appear. Select Insert Footnote or Insert Endnote from the References tab. Fill in the blanks with whatever you like in the footnote or endnote. Return to your previous position in the document by double-clicking the number or symbol at the start of the note.

What is a footnote in a Word document?

Endnotes appear at the end of the document, whereas footnotes appear at the bottom of the page. A reference mark in the document corresponds to a number or symbol on the footnote or endnote. Alternatively, press Alt+F9 or click the Reference button on the Standard toolbar.

How do you do footnotes in Microsoft Word?

Include a footnote

  1. Click where you want to add a footnote.
  2. Click References > Insert Footnote. Word inserts a reference mark in the text and adds the footnote mark at the bottom of the page.
  3. Type the footnote text. Tip: To return to your place in your document, double-click the footnote mark.

How do you display footnotes?

To edit a footnote or endnote, click the reference number or mark in the text, or go to Insert > Show Footnotes (for endnotes, go to Insert > Show Endnotes). The editor then sees a small box on the side of the page. Click inside the box to add text, or click another reference number or endnote symbol to go back to the main text.

How do I add a footnote to a PDF?

Insert the insertion point at the location where you wish the footnote reference number to appear. Select Insert Footnote from the Type menu. Enter the footnote text. Click anywhere outside the footnote text box to return it to normal typing mode.

How do you open a footnote dialog box?

Make your footnotes and endnotes unique. Click Footnote in the Insert menu to open the Footnote and Endnote boxes. Select the choices you want in the footnote and endnote boxes. Choose whether to apply the changes to the entire document or just the portion you're in, and then click Insert. Word adds the text to the current paragraph.

How do you cite the same footnote twice in Word?

Place the cursor where the original footnote should go in Microsoft Word. Navigate to the "References" ribbon. Insert the footnote information by clicking the 'Insert Footnote' button. Place the cursor where the second footnote should go. Repeat steps 1-3 to add another footnote.

How do you insert a footnote on a Mac?

Make a note of it.

  1. Click in the text where you want to insert the symbol for a footnote or an endnote.
  2. Click. in the toolbar, then choose Footnote. The symbol is inserted in the text, and the insertion point moves to the footnote text field at the bottom of the page.
  3. Enter the footnote text.

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