Microsoft Word, by default, places footnotes at the end of each page and endnotes at the end of the document. You can change the placement of footnotes so that they appear directly below the text. Similarly, you can change the placement of endnotes so that they appear at the end of each section (section: A portion of a document in which you set certain page formatting options. You create a new section when you want to change such properties as line numbering, number of columns, or headers and footers.).
- On the Insert menu, point to Reference, and then click Footnote.
- Under Location, click Footnotes or Endnotes.
- Click the option you want in the Footnotes or Endnotes box.
- Click Apply.