Footnotes class

Office 2013 and later

Document Footnotes. The root element of FootnotesPart. When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is w:footnotes.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Wordprocessing
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

public class Footnotes : OpenXmlPartRootElement

[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

footnotes (Document Footnotes)

This element specifies the set of all footnotes in the document, including footnote separators and continuation notices. This element is the root node for the Footnotes part.

[Example: Consider the following example of the contents of the footnotes part:

  <w:footnote w:type="separator" w:id="0">
    …  </w:
footnote >
  <w:footnote w:type="continuationSeparator" w:id="1">
    …  </w:
  <w:footnote w:id="2">
    …  </w:

The footnotes part contains the definition for one normal footnote, as well as the separator and continuation separator footnotes for this document. end example]

Parent Elements

Root element of WordprocessingML Footnotes part

Child Elements


footnote (Footnote Content)


[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_Footnotes) is located in §A.1. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.