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You're able to reference the same footnote twice in Microsoft Word by using a cross-reference. However, cross-references have a limitation - if you insert another footnote above the original one, the footnote number will update but the cross-reference number will not. To update the cross-references in a document simply open the print preview window. To ...
Word is not capable of doing that for you. It is designed to create footnotes in the same number of columns as the document. The alternative is to create footnotes manually in a table at the bottom of the table. Here's a link to an article explaining and providing some additional source for creating that custom table.
Another option is to create just one footnote for the first instance and, in place of adding additional footnotes at the other locations, just put cross-references to the original footnote. Then you can also change the style of these particular cross-references to subscript so that, visually, they'll look the same as regular footnote.
You can edit footnote seperators in Draft view. First, click on Draft, which is at the lower right corner. Go to the References tab and click on Show Notes. In the new window that appears below, open the drop-down menu labeled Footnotes and choose Footnote Separator. Now you can highlight the separator in the textbox below and align it to the right just ...
AFAIK there's no build-in functionality, but it's an easy task for a VBA macro (which i've found here): Sub comment2footnote() Application.ScreenUpdating = False Dim oDoc As Document, oComment As Comment Set oDoc = ActiveDocument For Each oComment In ActiveDocument.Comments oDoc.Footnotes.Add Range:=oComment.Scope, ...
You can do this only to a very limited extend. The easiest way would be not to number those two footnotes, but to use any character as footnote symbol. Then you could choose the same character for both footnotes. You could even use a number as manually-assigned character, but then the trouble starts if there are more, numbered footnotes in the same document. ...
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