Changing footnote sequence in Word
Thread poster: Kim Metzger

Kim Metzger  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 06:12
German to English
Jul 24, 2008

I'm using MS Word 2002 in a document that lists footnotes sequentially in the first part of the document, 1 to 12, and then in an appendix starts a new sequence of footnotes. I need to find out how to start the appendix with footnote number 1 and so on. I tried using page break but that didn't solve the problem: I get footnote number 13 instead of 1.
Help appreciated. Kim


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Erik Freitag  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 13:12
Member (2006)
Dutch to German
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Abschnittswechsel Jul 24, 2008

Dear Kim,

I'm using Word 2002 in German, and I am not sure how the relevant menu items are called in English, but here goes:

Click on: Einfügen - Referenz - Fußnote

In the window that opens, you can set the numeration of the footnotes to begin anew after each new section.

Then, you'll have to use a section break instead of a page break.

Hope this helps,
Kind regards,
Erik


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Kim Metzger  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 06:12
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Section break Jul 24, 2008

Thanks very much, Erik. It worked like a charm.

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