Q. How can I make a footnote stay on one page and keep the lines together?


To insert a footnote into your document:

  • Click on References.
  • Then click Insert Footnote.

To keep the footnote together in Word:

  • Press Ctrl+Shift+S to Apply Styles.
  • Footnote Text.
  • Click Modify.
  • Click Format.
  • Select Paragraph.
  • Under Line and Page Breaks tab.
  • Check box by Keep lines together.
  • Click OK.

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  • Last Updated Jan 27, 2020
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Comments (4)

  1. Just FYI, I'm on Mac Word and this does not work.
    by Brian Dant on Mar 26, 2019.
  2. Thank you for your comment. I tested it on Word and it did work, but that was not a Mac.
    by Baker College Librarian on Apr 01, 2019.
  3. I got it. It worked. Cheers.
    by Clarence Garay on Apr 19, 2019.
  4. Thank you. It worked for me.
    by BethuelW on May 29, 2019.

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