Adding footnotes


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Adding footnotes

Footnotes have long been the bane of many a designer's existence. How to make them? How to format them? How to keep them near the text they refer to? Microsoft Word makes footnotes easy, so people figure that InDesign should too. Of course, there is a big difference between a word processing program and a page layout program. And that said, InDesign does make footnotes pretty easy as long as you don't want to do anything too fancy. Let me show how to do it. I am going to place my cursor in this paragraph down here by double-clicking, and I will go into 200% view by pressing Command+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows. I will pan down and I would like to add a footnote after this word exotic. So I place the cursor there, I go to the Type menu and I choose Insert Footnote, it's as easy as that. The footnote shows up in the text after the word and at the bottom of the column we get the same number.

I will just type some text here. Let's try and add another one. I will put the cursor wh...

Adding footnotes
Video duration: 7m 57s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Adding footnotes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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