Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. 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: Jumping to an Endnote.

Jumping to an Endnote

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 9, 2016)

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You can use the Go To function of Word to jump to a specific endnote in your document. You do this in the following manner:

  1. Press F5. Word displays the Go To tab of the Find and Replace dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  2. Figure 1. The Go To tab of the Find and Replace dialog box.

  3. In the left side of the dialog box, choose Endnote. This informs Word what you want to go to. The Enter Page Number box is relabeled as the Enter Endnote Number box.
  4. In the Enter Endnote Number box, enter the endnote number to which you want to jump. If you want to go to the next endnote, leave the box blank.
  5. Click your mouse on the Go To button or the Next button. (This is the same button. The name changes depending on whether you entered an endnote number in step 3.)

If there are no endnotes in the document, or if you enter an invalid endnote number, Word positions you at the beginning of the document. Also, after your initial search for the first endnote, you can use the Page Up and Page Down keys to navigate from one endnote to the next without the Go To dialog box.

WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (11512) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Jumping to an Endnote.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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What is three more than 5?

2016-04-12 08:40:29

mabel

Another way to do the same is to click on the round symbol located at the bottom-right corner of the Word screen between the Page Up and Page Down buttons, and on the dialog box that will open: select the second symbol called "Browse by EndNote", then you can navigate from one EndNote to the next using those Page Up and Page Down buttons on the screen.


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