Using Endnote Function of Microsoft Word for Referencing

July 04, 2020
Inserting Arabic number Endnotes before the last page of document

If the whole document is one section, then follow the bellowing steps:
  • Put insertion pointer at the end of the document but ahead of endnotes. Or you can press “Ctrl+ End”.
  • Then click “Page Layout” tab.
  • Next click “Breaks”.
  • And choose “Next Page”. All endnotes will go to a new page. If you would like to have references in a separate section but on a page with other contents as well, choose "Continuous".
  • Now click “References” and then the extend button to open “Footnote and Endnote” dialog box.
  • In the box, choose “Endnotes”.
  • Then select “End of section’.
  • In the Number format, select "1, 2, 3, ...".
  • Lastly, click “Apply”. All endnotes shall go back to the end of the section and leave the new page blank where is now independent of the endnote area.

Refer to the same endnote more than once

  • On the View menu, click Print Layout.
  • In your document, click where you want the reference to be located.
  • On the Insert menu, click Cross-reference.
  • On the Reference type list, click Endnote.
  • Do one of the following.

To insert the cross-reference as

Do this

Regular text

On the Insert reference to list, click Endnote number.

Superscript text

On the Insert reference to list, click Endnote number (formatted).

  • In the For which endnote box, click the note that you want to refer to.
  • Click Insert, and then click Close.

Deleting the Endnote Separator Lines

Changing the style of Endnote references in Reference page

  • As told in the pdf above, go to draft view and to "Show notes" in References tab.
  • Select all endnotes
  • Select the numbers and remove "superscript" format from them.
  • Format the references as per your requirement.

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