How to create Footnotes in Word 2007, 2010, 2013

What is the purpose of adding footnotes to your document?

Footnotes are used to add information or to reference a quotation in your text on that specific page.

Footnotes are placed at the end of a page and are done in numerical order. 

Footnotes are usually placed at the end of a sentence. After you place a footnote at the end of a sentence – Please press your space bar on your computer keyboard 2 times (this creates 2 spaces) before you type your next sentence.  

To enter a Footnote on any page in your document:

1. Click where you want to have your footnote number to appear on your page

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2. Click the ‘References’ tab

3. Click ‘Insert Footnote’

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If you are not sure how to layout a footnote – Here is an example of the layout of a footnote:

Domingo, Matthew: Photography, ‘How to take the best Picture’ Roger’s Publishing Group. Pg. 110

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Lesson 63: How to Insert an Endnote in Word