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Document.Footnotes Property

Office 2007
Returns a Footnotes collection that represents all the footnotes in a document. Read-only.



expression   A variable that represents a Document object.


For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.


This example changes the footnote reference marks for the footnotes in the active document to lowercase letters, starting with the letter "c".

Visual Basic for Applications
With ActiveDocument.Footnotes
    .StartingNumber = 3
    .NumberStyle = wdNoteNumberStyleLowercaseLetter
End With

This example inserts an automatically numbered footnote at the insertion point.

Visual Basic for Applications
Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
ActiveDocument.Footnotes.Add Range:=Selection.Range, _
    Text:="(Lone Creek Press, 1995)"