Inserting and Editing Footnotes or Endnotes

Footnotes reference more information about a topic at the bottom of a page and endnotes reference information at the end of the document. LibreOffice automatically numbers the footnotes and endnotes.

To Insert a Footnote or Endnote

  1. Click in your document where you want to place the anchor of the note.

  2. Choose Insert - Footnote and Endnote - Footnote or Endnote.

  3. In the Numbering area, select the format that you want to use. If you select Character, click the Choose button and select the character that you want to use for the footnote.

  4. In the Type area, select Footnote or Endnote.

  5. Click OK.

  6. Type the note.


You can also insert footnotes by clicking the Insert Footnote Directly icon on the Insert toolbar.

To Edit a Footnote or Endnote

Spacing Between Footnotes


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