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Add footnotes or endnotes in MSWord
Add footnotes and endnotes in MS Word 2013 (other versions work similarly, but the insert Footnote or Endnote function may be in a different menu).
Writers use footnotes and endnotes in documents to explain, comment on, or provide references to something they’ve mentioned in a document. Usually, footnotes appear at the bottom of the page and endnotes come at the end of the document or section.
Add a footnote
Click where you want to add the footnote.
Click References > Insert Footnote.
Word inserts a reference mark in the text and adds the footnote mark at the bottom of the page.
Type the footnote text.
TIP To return to your place in your document, double-click the footnote mark.
Add an endnote
Click where you want to add the endnote.
Click References > Insert Endnote.
Word inserts a reference mark in the text and adds the endnote mark at the end of the document.
Type the endnote text.
TIP To return to your place in your document, double-click the endnote mark.
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