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.
Click in your document where you want to place the anchor of the note.
In thearea, select the format that you want to use. If you select , click the button and select the character that you want to use for the footnote.
In thearea, select or .
Type the note.
You can also insert footnotes by clicking the Insert Footnote Directly icon on the Insert toolbar.
You can insert endnotes directly by clicking the Standard or Insert toolbar or choose .icon on the
The mouse pointer changes to a hand when you rest it over a footnote or endnote anchor in your document.
To edit the text of a footnote or endnote, click in the note, or click the anchor for the note in the text, or press CommandCtrl+Shift+PageDown.
To change the format of a footnote, click in the footnote, press Command+TF11 to open the Styles window, right-click "Footnote" in the list, and then choose Modify.
To jump from the footnote or endnote text to the note anchor in the text, press PageUp.
To edit the numbering properties of a footnote or endnote anchor, click in front of the anchor, and choose Edit - Footnote/Endnote.
To change the formatting that LibreOffice applies to footnotes and endnotes, choose Tools - Footnotes and Endnotes.
To edit the properties of the text area for footnotes or endnotes, choose Format - Page, and then click the Footnote tab.
To remove a footnote, delete the footnote anchor in the text.
Shortcut keys can be made to insert, edit, and navigate to footnotes and endnotes. Choose note in the Functions box to see possibilities.tab and enter