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Word: Use different styles for endnotes and footnotes

I have a Word document containing both footnotes and endnotes. How do I change the numbering format for one or the other of those reference note types?
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Add an endnote inside a footnote in Word

I have a Word document with both footnotes and endnotes. I want to create an endnote reference from inside the text of a footnote. When I am editing the footnote the option on the References menu to ...
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When lettering rather than numbering footnotes, can MS Word 2003 use "a, ..., z, aa, ab, ac,..." rather than "a, ...z, aa, bb, cc, ..."?

It is straightforward to tell MS Word 2003 to label footnotes using letters of the alphabet rather than numbers. Thus the labels can begin "a, b, c" instead of "1, 2, 3". But by ...
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Can MS Word 2003 put footnotes at the end of paragraphs?

Is there a way to make Word 2003 put footnotes at the end of a paragraph, including when a following paragraph begins on the same page?
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Footnotes on a merged document not in numerical order

I was given a document to edit. There were two author's working on it and for some reason the footnote numbers are all over the place. 1-14 are in order but from there it gets wonky. Does anyone ...
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How to handle dynamic footnote with a text box

I'm creating some financial models that require a lot of footnotes. I should preface by saying they're not actually footnotes, it's a text box below the main table since it takes up half the sheet. My ...
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Removing paragraphs from footnote [ms-word]

In my work, I have a footnote in which there are 3 "enters" before first footnote (marked in red in attached screenshot) that I am not able to select or delete. Does anybody know how to ...
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How you use a footnote multiple times?

I am using the version 2108 of Microsoft Word and recently started to learn how to use footnotes for reference in texts. I now need an option to use the same footnote for multiple paragraphs, is there ...
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Footnote reference change to italics when I modify the Footnote text style to italics

I insert a footnote I modify the footnote text style to italicize the font Automatically change, only in the footnotes area, the Footnote reference style to italic
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Macro to find and format all endnotes in a Word document

I wonder if there is a way to find all the endnote references in a Word document, select them, and format them with a style en masse? The same for endnote text: find all endnote text, select, format ...
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Can I reuse or repeat a footnote and decide "reuse or repeat" automatically?

I know, that it is easy to "reuse" a footnote number in Word: Insert the footnote At another place, insert a cross-reference to the footnote number and format it in superscript. However, ...
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Huge space above footnotes in Word

I can't remove the space above footnotes in Word 2008 without messing up the rest of the spacing in the document. Here is what it looks like: The space above the footnotes seems to vary. The solution ...
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Word: How to (user-friendly) revert Footnote References style to default?

During re-formatting a large document major part of footsteps notes had their style changed (mostly to Normal). The original (inline) style Footsteps reference is still there, but is not assigned to ...
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Word continuous section break causes blank page

I have the following problem: for my thesis I use Word 2016 and I have to put many continuous section breaks that interfere with footnotes causing unexpected page jumps. I used the fix MS suggested (...
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What program might've been footnoted different number of footnotes per line?

Oxford University Press (OUP) publishes the following books, and couldn't have used Microsoft Word to variate the number of footnotes per line, because harrymc affirmed I have done some tests on Word ...
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In MS word, how to reduce the gaps before and after footnotes

I would like to remove the space between the main text and the footnote separator, I have checked the draft view - footnote separator, there are no extra lines before or after the footnote separator....
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MS Word 365 - Multiple footnote references same word

I'm triyng to write an essay and I need to insert some footnotes. My issue is I can't figure out how to insert multiple footnotes on the same spot. I mean if I insert them one after another,say 3 for ...
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Pandoc: Duplicate footnotes - multiple files - same name

I have a folder structure like the following: chapters/ 01-chapter.md 02-chapter.md 03-chapter.md format.sh parse.sh parse.sh pandoc -t html5+smart -so dist/book.html --html-q-tags chapters/*....
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Changing footnote numbering numbers to Hindi (Arabic) with left-to-right text

I have a question regarding footnote numbering format in Word 2013. I want the footnote numbering format to be Hindi (Arabic) while the footnote text to be left to right. How can I make the change ...
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dragon naturally speaking footnote

I use Dragon Nat. Sp. version 13. How do I put in a footnote indicator, I. e. a little number right after the relevant word, slightly up? I can't find one command. Can anyone tell me?
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How can I have different footnote separators in one word page?

I want to have two different footnote separators in one page, for example, one kind of separator is [1], [2]... and another one is (1), (2)... when I translate some documents with footnotes, I want to ...
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Issue with MS Word mail merge with footnotes

I have kind of a weird issue regarding MS Word's mail merge (MS Word 2010). I have a simple docx document with some text and some footnotes. Now I am connecting it to a csv file for starting a mail ...
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MS Word 2010 - footnotes in heading styles showing up in header references when converted to PDF

Headings in Word that have a footnote in them are resulting in numbers followed by "F" in my headers when I convert to PDF. The headers were created using a styleRef cross-reference. Have tried ...
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MS Word footnotes in one and two columns in the same document

I'd like to have a short section of a Word 2016 document using footnotes in two column format. Elsewhere, I'd like the footnotes to be a single column. I'm able to make the two column footnotes work,...
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Microsoft Word 2016: Footnote covering page number

I just encountered a strange formatting issue in Word 2016, a footnote is covering the page number (see below). Any recommendations? I can't Add blank lines at the end of the equation (Word ...
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Word 2016 separating multi digit footnotes on print

When printing a document in Word 2016 to PDF, multi digit numbers for footnotes get separated by the footnote text. So for a foot note that says 12 Source I'll end up with a footnote that says 1 ...
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How can i move footnote reference from middle of paragraph to end ? Word 2013

I turned my comments into footnotes using the following macro by tohuwawohu (very helpful one thanks man) but because of how I had my comments placed it turned out that most of footnote references (...
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RTL footonotes MS Word

I am using a RTl language in Word, and have set up word for this. However in the footnotes, it is always from LTR. Now I know how to move the footnote seperater, that I did. However each footnote is ...
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How to change color only of footers in Word 2010?

I have this Word document with 700+ pages. Most of the text is in black, some of it is in red (and it should remain red). The same happens with the footers, some of them are in black, some of them are ...
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LibreOffice Writer - Add footnotes outside of two-column layout?

I have a multi-page two-column document as shown here. When I add footnotes by using Insert > Footnote, the footnotes end up inside the respective column. Is it possible to create footnotes (not ...
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MS Word: Excessive space between separator and footnotes

I'm using a template to write my thesis on MS Word and I'm having a problem with the footnotes. Whenever I insert one, too much space is left blank between the separating line and the text of the ...
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How to protect Word footnotes or endnotes from accidental deletion?

It's very easy when correcting a document to delete a footnote, since they are marked by small characters It's easy to miss them and to delete a paragraph without noticing that at the same time a ...
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can't change different footnote/endnote font sizes in MS Word 2011

I've already consulted all the instruction on how to change formatting of footnotes/endnotes in Microsoft Word 2011. The problem is the settings say I'm using the same size font, same font, all ...
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Change Column align footnotes in word 2013

As you know Microsoft added multi column footnote in word 2013. But I can't change direction of column in footnote. I use Persian language in my document, and I want that the first column of footnote ...
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Creating a footnote in MS Word?

How I can create footnotes in MS Word? I do not want to create a page footer because that would appear in all pages, but I need to write some things as footnotes on a specific page. I want to add ...
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Different reference number styles at end of sentence and at endnote/footnote

I'm using endnotes in a MS Word 2011 doc, so I have references at the end of sentence and at the end of the document (with corresponding numbers). Both corresponding numbers have the same style — &...
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Microsoft Word: Place a footnote in the margin

Microsoft Word has the ability to place a footer in the page's margin. This is very useful when writing documents that must meet exact rules or page counts (e.g. government work). Is there a way to ...
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Word 2010: using a footnote twice

I know there is already a question about footnotes but this is not what I'm looking for: Referring twice to the same footnote in Word I have a 2-page document. On the first page I add a footnote. On ...
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Convert DOCX footnotes into HTML or plain text?

I have a Drupal installation and a bunch of DOCX files. Like--several years of Sunday sermons? I don't want to preserve 99% of the formatting, but they have footnotes. I don't particularly care HOW ...
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Find or count all usages of an end note in Microsoft Word

I have created a document with end notes in it. I have referred to individual end notes multiple times in the document. How can I either find all usages or preferably count all usages of an end note?
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How can I have different footnotes separators in one Word document?

How can I insert two different types of footnote separators in one Word document? For example, on one page I'd like the separator to be on the left, and on another page I'd like to have it on the ...
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Prefix and suffix for endnotes and differing in-text endnote formatting?

Currently, I aim to use endnotes for practical reasons on a space-restricted paper. Already I know how to realize endnotes and watched this genius YT tutorial video. The problem is: How do I achieve ...
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How to create a two column footnote in word 2007?

I want to create two column footnote in word 2007 but it creates just one column footnotes, how can I do that?
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How to make right-to-left footnotes in Microsoft Word

If I am using a right-to-left language in Microsoft Word 2010 and want to use footnotes, how do I make the line above the footnotes (dividing them from the main text) also be on the right side? As in ...
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How can I get LibreOffice to 'number' footnotes in the order *, †, ‡, § etc.?

With LaTeX, I can do: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage[symbol*]{footmisc} \begin{document} One\footnote{f1} Two \footnote{f2} Three \footnote{f3} Four \footnote{f4} \end{document} And get ...
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add same footnote (duplicated number)

It is possible duplicate a footnote in libreoffice? I am not interested in creating a new number for the same note. page 1 some text- something¹ __ ¹ This is a note page 2 some text- something ¹...
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place small footnotes on the same line

The informal version of the style guidelines for my college papers (a condensation of Turabian's style) states that small footnotes may be placed on the same line with a minimum of six spaces ...
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Referring twice to the same footnote in Word

How do you refer to the same footnote twice on Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010?
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Footnote formatting in Word 2007

I have a document with footnotes that sit above the page footer. When I insert a footnote, I get this extra formatting, (the 1._________ bit) above the footnotes. I want to remove it, but I can't ...
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Custom reference number too long in footnote error in MS Word

I am trying to add a footnote to a document but I keep getting the following error, "custom reference number too long". Does anyone know what this error means?