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Move endnotes to the end of a Word document

After creating a Word document, you may find that the notes you so laboriously created belong at the end. Mary Ann Richardson explains how to move the endnotes where they belong.

After completing your report in Word, you decide to format the table in the document in landscape mode to make it more readable. Since the table is located on page five of your 10-page document, you need to create three sections: Section One for the text preceding the table in Portrait mode, Section Two for the page containing the table in landscape mode, and Section Three for returning the text following the table to Portrait mode. After formatting the table sections, you notice that the endnotes created in the first four pages have moved to the end of the first section. You want to move them back to the end of the document. Don't worry—you don't need to delete these endnotes and create them over again. Follow these steps:

  1. Click anywhere in Section One of your document.
  2. Go to File | Page Setup.
  3. In the Layout tab, select This Section In The Apply To drop-down list.
  4. Click the Suppress Endnotes check box and click OK.
  5. Click anywhere in Section Two of your document.
  6. Repeat steps 2 through 4.

All endnotes should now be at the end of the document.

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