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 How to view all footnotes from a Word document?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2018-11-29

If you have a long word document contains multiple footnotes, and the footnotes distribute on different pages. Now, you would like to view all the footnotes at same time without scrolling the pages one by one. How could you solve this job in Word document?

View all footnotes from a Word file with Show Notes function

View all footnotes from a Word file with Show Notes function

In Word document, you can view all footnotes at once by changing the file format to Draft view, please do as this:

1. Open the word document that you want to view all footnotes, and then click View > Draft, see screenshot:

doc view all footnotes 1

2. Then, go on clicking References > Show Notes, see screenshot:

doc view all footnotes 2

3. Now, all footnotes within this whole document have been displayed at the bottom pane as following screenshot shown:

doc view all footnotes 3

Note: If there are both footnotes and endnotes in your document, when clicking Show Notes option, a Show Notes dialog box pops out, please select View footnote area option, see screenshot:

doc view all footnotes 4

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