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Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Inserting and Deleting Footnotes.
Footnotes are used to provide printed annotations or references for a document. If you want to insert a footnote in your document, follow these steps:
Figure 1. Footnote and Endnote dialog box.
If you previously inserted footnotes into your document, and you want to later delete one of them, follow these steps:
The footnote is deleted and, if you are using auto-numbered footnotes, the remaining footnotes in your document are renumbered.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1059) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Inserting and Deleting Footnotes.
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