International Standards and Conformity Assessment for all electrical, electronic and related technologies
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Inserting footnotes in text

To add footnotes to the text, use MS Word's Footnote functionality.

 

Do not create footnotes by positioning a normal text paragraph at the bottom of the page, except for footnotes inside a table. In that case, use the style SUPerscript from the IEC template to format the reference to the footnote.

 

To insert a footnote, got to the References tab and click on Insert Footnote (1).

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A space at the bottom of the page will open and allow you to directly insert the footnote.

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To modify the default values for footnote creation, click on the arrow next to Footnotes (2).

 

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The Footnotes window (see image below) will display and allow you to change parameters.

 

footnote window