Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Converting Footnotes to Endnotes.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated December 22, 2016)
Footnotes and endnotes are an important part of many documents. If you have a document that includes many footnotes, you may need to convert all those footnotes to endnotes. This is a common occurrence to meet the needs of different audiences—some prefer footnotes and some prefer endnotes.
To convert all your footnotes to endnotes, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Footnote and Endnote dialog box.
Figure 2. The Convert Notes dialog box.
At this point all your footnotes are dutifully converted to endnotes and your entire document is repaginated to reflect the change in layout.
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