How to Convert Footnotes To and From Endnotes in Microsoft Word

How to Convert Footnotes To and From Endnotes in Microsoft Word

Word for Windows (365, 2016, 2010, and 2007)


To convert one or two footnotes to endnotes:
1. Open your document and select the References tab. 
2. In the Footnotes group, click "Show Notes".
3. Select the notes you want to convert, then right-click.
4. Select "Convert to Footnote" or "Convert to Endnote".

To convert all footnotes or endnotes:
1. Open the document and select the References tab.
2. Click the Footnote & Endnote Dialog Box launcher (it appears as a small square in the bottom-right corner of the tab).
3. Then click "Convert...".
4. Click "OK" , "Apply", or the "X" to exit.


Word for Mac OS X (365, 2016, 2011, and 2008)

To convert one or two footnotes to endnotes:
1. Select the notes you want to convert, then right-click.
2. Select "Convert to Footnote" or "Convert to Endnote".

To convert all footnotes or endnotes:
1. Open your Document.
2. Select the Insert menu (top of the screen NOT the top of the window [Note: Current for Word for Mac version 16.45]).
Location of the "Insert" menu
3. Select "Footnote...".
OR - [In Word 2016 & 2011] Click "Convert...".
OR - [In Word 2008] Click "Options..."  then click "Convert...".
6. Select from one of the following options:
      -- Convert all footnotes to endnotes.
      --Convert all endnotes to footnotes.
      --Swap footnotes and endnotes.
10. Click "OK" in each of the dialogue boxes.

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