Footnotes for research papers

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Now that you see just how easy adding footnotes to your document can be, try it the next time you need to write a research paper or long document!

You don't delete the footnote with a separator line at the bottom of your page or an endnote at the end of your document. It’s the reference number or mark in the body of the text you delete. And if you delete a reference number for a footnote or endnote itself, Word renumbers the existing notes.

Hopefully this post helped! If there are any other features in Word that you’d like to know more about, please tell us in the comments!

For periodical (magazine, journal, newspaper, etc.) articles, include some or all of the following elements in your first footnote or endnote and in your bibliography, in this order:

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Reading the notes to financial statements is hard work, but you will get better at it the more you do it. Because these skills will help you protect your money, remember to keep them sharp with practice and never to underestimate their value. For more insight, see Footnotes: Start Reading The Fine Print .

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Footnotes for research papers

Hopefully this post helped! If there are any other features in Word that you’d like to know more about, please tell us in the comments!

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Footnotes for research papers

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footnotes for research papers

Footnotes for research papers

You don't delete the footnote with a separator line at the bottom of your page or an endnote at the end of your document. It’s the reference number or mark in the body of the text you delete. And if you delete a reference number for a footnote or endnote itself, Word renumbers the existing notes.

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footnotes for research papers
Footnotes for research papers

Hopefully this post helped! If there are any other features in Word that you’d like to know more about, please tell us in the comments!

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Footnotes for research papers

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footnotes for research papers

Footnotes for research papers

Now that you see just how easy adding footnotes to your document can be, try it the next time you need to write a research paper or long document!

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footnotes for research papers

Footnotes for research papers

You don't delete the footnote with a separator line at the bottom of your page or an endnote at the end of your document. It’s the reference number or mark in the body of the text you delete. And if you delete a reference number for a footnote or endnote itself, Word renumbers the existing notes.

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footnotes for research papers

Footnotes for research papers

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Footnotes for research papers

For periodical (magazine, journal, newspaper, etc.) articles, include some or all of the following elements in your first footnote or endnote and in your bibliography, in this order:

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