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Footnotes in Word 2013

Insert a footnote

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This video shows you how to insert a footnote on one page.

Insert a footnote

  1. Click to the right of the text that needs a footnote.

  2. Click REFERENCES > Insert Footnote.

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Convert footnotes to endnotes and vice versa

In this series of videos, we are going to cover footnotes.

Let's start by showing you how to insert one.

I am going to click my cursor to the right of the text that I want to add a footnote for, and then up here, on the REFERENCES tab, I am going to click Insert Footnote. Now, that does two things.

That puts a little superscript number, of course, up here. That's great.

And then down here at the bottom of that page, we have a notes area where we can type the citation, or whatever we want to, here in this footnote area.

So, that's how to insert a footnote. Now, lots of times, that all just works fine for you, and you can go on your merry way, but you might want to change a few things.

You might want to change the location of your footnotes, or you might want to change the numbering, or even some of the formatting.

So, in the next few videos, we'll show you how to do that.

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