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Multiple Footnotes with the Same Reference in MS Word

Recently a reader wrote to me about Multiple Footnotes with the same reference. Her question was: "I know how to do footnotes ... (view more)

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Make Cross-references: MS Word

Sometimes, within a long document you will refer not just to outside sources, but to another location within the current document. Cross-references can refer to a heading, table or figure either by name or by page number. You can even have the ... cross-reference be a hyperlink for those who will view the document electronically. If this is a long report, it's difficult to keep track of page numbers, especially as you're adding and rearranging text. For accurate cross-references, let Word keep track of the location for you. Follow the steps below to create a cross-reference. Type the text ... (view more)

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Use Multiple References to the Same Footnote: MS Word

Microsoft Word includes a feature that allows you to add footnotes and endnotes to your documents. This can come in real handy for some type of scholarly or scientific documents; however, in some instances, you may need to use only a single footnote ... for multiple references within a document. To do so: Insert your first (primary) footnote as normal. Position the insertion point in the document where you want the secondary reference to the footnote. Choose Insert | Reference | Cross-reference. MS Word will display the Cross-reference dialog box. Using the Reference Type drop-down list, choose ... (view more)

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