Creating endnotes


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Creating endnotes

We've seen the basics of setting up footnote formatting and bringing footnotes and endnotes in from Microsoft Word. Now let's turn our attention to how to create a dynamic-linked endnote from scratch. If you need to create references as endnotes that appear at the end of the story instead of at the bottom of a page, you need to employ some outside-the- box thinking, because InDesign doesn't have an endnotes feature. An interesting workaround is to use the Cross-References feature to create endnotes. This may sound a little weird, but the good news is it's not hard at all once you have the hang of using cross-references.

So let's go through the process of making cross-references that serve as endnotes. The first thing to do is to create a paragraph style for the endnote, so I'll go to my Paragraph Styles panel. And in this document I've already created that paragraph style. It's called Endnote. I'm going to right- click on it and choose Edit, just to see...

Creating endnotes
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Creating endnotes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Creating Long Documents with InDesign

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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