Footnote bug



I have created a document with footnotes - however someone didn't like
the presence of the footnotes so I thought I would format the relevant
styles of the footnotes (Footnote Reference and Text) as hidden.

Works fine except for the first footnote. When I choose to not display
Hidden text all the footnotes and references are hidden - except for
the very first one in the document - which displays what looks like a
bookmark reference (1234567891011) where the footnote reference is.

Anyone know why this is?

Pesach Shelnitz

Hi Gavin,

Word doesn't create bookmarks for footnotes, but it does create bookmarks
for entries in a table of contents.
Do you have a table of contents in your document?
Is there a footnote on a heading that is included in the table of contents?
What version of Word are you using?

Suzanne S. Barnhill

Word also creates bookmarks for cross-references, so if the footnote was
referenced elsewhere, there would be a bookmark, but it would be a hidden
one, with no representation in text.

Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

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