I work for a publishing house whose editors use Word for PC. Production,
however, is on Macs. When Editorial sends their manuscript files to
Production, the endnotes are displaying with Roman numerals. The same file
shows Arabic numerals on the PC but has turned mysteriously to Arabic on the
I can change the numbering style by just clicking on the first endnote
reference and using the pop-up that appears to apply an Arabic style, but is
there anyway to change the default setting so that that happens
Probably this is just a weird Mac/PC compatibility issue that can't actually
be 'fixed,' but I'm not sure, so I thought I'd ask. Any suggestions would be
- Ken wonders if it is possible to change the default numbering format for endnotes from lowercase Roman numerals (i, ii, etc.) to uppercase Roman numerals (I, II, etc.). While this can be done manually in the Insert Endnote dialog box, that takes several steps and a change to the default would be much easier and faster.
- WORD: Changing endnotes from roman numerals to arabic numbers I just got a new MAC with Word installed, and I discovered I no longer have a small icon at the bottom-right corner of the Footnote Group on the References tab of the ribbon.
- Endnotes give you a way to reference material in your document without affecting the layout of each page, since all the notes are placed at the end of the document. Word numbers endnotes in lowercase Roman numerals, and footnotes are numbered with Arabic numerals. Go to where you want to insert the endnote or footnote.
Changing Footnotes From Roman Numerals To Numbers In Word For Machine
Changing Footnotes From Roman Numerals To Numbers In Word For Mac 2011
May 18, 2009 Takeaway: If you don't like the way your Word endnote numbers look, change them! Mary Ann Richardson explains that you can change the reference marks from Roman numerals to a different format by making one simple format change. By default, Word uses small Roman numerals for endnote reference marks.