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Old Aug 9, 2009, 05:13 AM   #1
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Word 2008 footnotes waste space

Hej...
I have some trouble with the footnotes in Word 2008. As you can see in the attachment there is quite a lot of empty space between the horizontal line and the actual text. I'd like to have the line almost right on top of the text. Unfortunately, I have absolutely no idea, what the trick is. I hope you have
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Old Aug 9, 2009, 05:38 AM   #2
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Found the solution

View -> Draft

In Draft mode: View -> Footnote

and then there at the bottom is a menu... where the footnote separator is selectable. Yeah... and there were some lines... don't know why
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Old Feb 18, 2013, 06:41 PM   #3
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Found the solution

View -> Draft

In Draft mode: View -> Footnote

and then there at the bottom is a menu... where the footnote separator is selectable. Yeah... and there were some lines... don't know why
Thank you so much... that worked for Word for Mac 2011!

Had me stumped for ages!!
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 06:36 AM   #4
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Hej...
I have some trouble with the footnotes in Word 2008. As you can see in the attachment there is quite a lot of empty space between the horizontal line and the actual text. I'd like to have the line almost right on top of the text. Unfortunately, I have absolutely no idea, what the trick is. I hope you have
What is the space mandated in your style manual between the footer line and footnote?
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