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 ====== Footnotes / Endnotes ====== ====== Footnotes / Endnotes ======
  
-If we insert notes correctly in Word, they will be converted nicely to DAISY XML. Accessible reading systems will be able to identify them as notes and readers can choose to ignore or skip over the notes, if they choose, so that the narrative flow is not interrupted.+If we insert notes correctly in Word, they will be converted nicely to ebook format. Accessible reading systems will be able to identify them as notes and readers can choose to ignore or skip over the notes, if they choose, so that the narrative flow is not interrupted.
  
 As you go through your text, you will need to insert the space for endnotes, and once you have prepared the space, you will need to copy and paste the book's endnotes into it.  As you go through your text, you will need to insert the space for endnotes, and once you have prepared the space, you will need to copy and paste the book's endnotes into it. 
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 =====Step 1: Inserting Endnote References===== =====Step 1: Inserting Endnote References=====
  
-If your book has notes, insert them as follows ​**regardless of how they appear in the original source**. [[https://​screencast-o-matic.com/​watch/​cFibrMFCR0|Click here for a video tutorial!]]+If your book has notes, insert them as follows ​
  
   * Go to ''​Insert''​ in the menu bar (MS Office 2010 Word: Under the ''​References''​ tab, click the button for the pop-out menu in the ''​Footnotes''​ area. This will open the dialog window shown below.) ​   * Go to ''​Insert''​ in the menu bar (MS Office 2010 Word: Under the ''​References''​ tab, click the button for the pop-out menu in the ''​Footnotes''​ area. This will open the dialog window shown below.) ​
-  * Select ''​Footnotes''​ and apply the following settings:+  * Select ''​footnotes''​ and apply the following settings:
   * Ensure your settings as follows:   * Ensure your settings as follows:
-     ​* ​All notes must be ''​endnotes''​ +     ​* ​Notes must match original (footnotes or endnotes as applicable) 
-     ​* ​placed at ''​end of document''​+     * If footnote select ​''​Bottom of Page''​ 
 +     ​* ​If endnote select ​''​end of document''​
      * in Arabic numerals (1,2,3...)      * in Arabic numerals (1,2,3...)
      * and be ''​continuous''​      * and be ''​continuous''​
      * {{:​public:​nnels:​footnotes_mac.png?​direct&​200|}}      * {{:​public:​nnels:​footnotes_mac.png?​direct&​200|}}
   * As you come across notes in your document:   * As you come across notes in your document:
-     * delete the number in the text and insert ​an endnote reference+     * delete the number in the text and insert ​a footnote or endnote reference ​as required
  
 <note tip>​Sometimes,​ you may miss numbers in the text - one tip to catching them is to go back to where you last inserted a note, then ''​[[public:​nnels:​etext:​find-and-replace|Find]]''​ either the next number, or ''​^#''​ (which searches for any digit). <note tip>​Sometimes,​ you may miss numbers in the text - one tip to catching them is to go back to where you last inserted a note, then ''​[[public:​nnels:​etext:​find-and-replace|Find]]''​ either the next number, or ''​^#''​ (which searches for any digit).
 </​note>​ </​note>​
  
-<​note>​Do not create a new heading for the notes section. A heading before the section break will not be associated with the content after the section break. A heading 1 section called Notes will be created directly in the XML.</​note>​+<​note>​Do not create a new heading for the endnotes ​section.</​note>​
  
-<​note>​After ensuring that your endnote ​settings are correct, be sure to save your time by using the keyboard shortcut for inserting ​Endnotes! Word for Mac uses ''​COMMAND + Option + E'',​ and MS Office Word 2010 uses ''​ALT + CTRL + D''​. For more information about using and customizing keyboard shortcuts, [[public:​nnels:​etext:​keyboard-shortcuts|click here]]. </​note>​+<​note>​After ensuring that your note settings are correct, be sure to save your time by using the keyboard shortcut for inserting ​notes! Word for Mac uses ''​COMMAND + Option + E''​ for endnotes or ''​COMMAND + Option + F'',​ and MS Office Word 2010 uses ''​ALT + CTRL + D'' ​for endnotes or ''​Alt+Ctrl+F''​ for footnotes. For more information about using and customizing keyboard shortcuts, [[public:​nnels:​etext:​keyboard-shortcuts|click here]]. </​note>​
  
 <note tip>​Sometimes,​ you will get a book that uses both numbered footnotes or endnotes as well as some marked by symbols such as an asterisk, a dagger (†), double dagger (‡), or something else. These should just be treated the same as any other endnotes.</​note>​ <note tip>​Sometimes,​ you will get a book that uses both numbered footnotes or endnotes as well as some marked by symbols such as an asterisk, a dagger (†), double dagger (‡), or something else. These should just be treated the same as any other endnotes.</​note>​
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   * and, return to the ''​Footnote and Endnote''​ dialog, and set the Numbering to **Continuous**   * and, return to the ''​Footnote and Endnote''​ dialog, and set the Numbering to **Continuous**
  
-=====Word to DAISY XML===== 
-When a Word document becomes a DAISY book, all notes will automatically convert to endnotes //at the end of the document with continual numbering//,​ regardless of how they are formatted in the Word document. For example, if you insert endnotes at the end of every chapter and the note numbering restarts every chapter in the Word document, the conversion process will move all of these notes to the end of the book and use continual numbering. ​ 
  
-To decrease the errors encountered during DAISY conversion and playback, we ensure our e-text version of the book follows the DAISY format for notes (as in the instructions above). ​+===== Q&A Archive =====
  
-Do not apply any additional formatting to the notes as this may cause issues with conversion to XML.+**Q: My current book makes extensive use of endnotes, which can sometimes appear in the original like this.[4][5] When going through to edit this, should I insert a superscripted comma or something between the 4 and 5 to better differentiate between the two notes?​** ​
  
-===== Q&=====+A: Great question! You don't have to add any additional punctuation. Simply insert the endnotes beside each other. TTS will be able to read them as separate notes, and the links will be separate as well, so there should be no confusion between them.  
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 **Q: Another ePub, another novel approach to Citing... **Q: Another ePub, another novel approach to Citing...
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 A: "A novel approach"​ is an appropriate euphemism :) Yes, whenever possible, we should stick with using the endnote approach as it's much more functional. So, like you say, we can insert a note reference in the appropriate place in-text. The note can then just contain the actual source information without the body text; for example: National Cable Satellite Corporation (C-SPAN). (2014). C-Span – International Health Care Models. www.​c-​span.​org/​​video/​​?​c4486943/​​cspan-​inter​natio​nal-​health-​care-​models. A: "A novel approach"​ is an appropriate euphemism :) Yes, whenever possible, we should stick with using the endnote approach as it's much more functional. So, like you say, we can insert a note reference in the appropriate place in-text. The note can then just contain the actual source information without the body text; for example: National Cable Satellite Corporation (C-SPAN). (2014). C-Span – International Health Care Models. www.​c-​span.​org/​​video/​​?​c4486943/​​cspan-​inter​natio​nal-​health-​care-​models.
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 **Q: Island of the Blue Foxes uses a style of endnotes that refers to page numbers instead of to endnote numbers. Because of this, should I retain the page numbers in the book? If so, this might be difficult because the ePub version does not note page separation.** **Q: Island of the Blue Foxes uses a style of endnotes that refers to page numbers instead of to endnote numbers. Because of this, should I retain the page numbers in the book? If so, this might be difficult because the ePub version does not note page separation.**
  
 A: We can insert the endnotes as usual, and keep the endnote content as is. As you say, the epub doesn'​t retain page numbers either, so there'​s no way of knowing where the page breaks are without consulting the print book. A: We can insert the endnotes as usual, and keep the endnote content as is. As you say, the epub doesn'​t retain page numbers either, so there'​s no way of knowing where the page breaks are without consulting the print book.
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 **Q: Just to add to the previous question about Island of the Blue Foxes: What if there are no numbered references to the end notes? They *only* reference the page number where it appears in the book...** **Q: Just to add to the previous question about Island of the Blue Foxes: What if there are no numbered references to the end notes? They *only* reference the page number where it appears in the book...**
  
 A: I took at look at the Island of the Blue Foxes, and there appear to be no in-text notes at all in the book. If that's correct, then we can create a Notes section (H1) which contains the listing of the print notes (just as in the EPUB). This would be just Normal text with H2s for the chapter/​section dividers. Does that make sense? Unfortunately we have to work with what the EPUB gives us, and some publishers do strange things. A: I took at look at the Island of the Blue Foxes, and there appear to be no in-text notes at all in the book. If that's correct, then we can create a Notes section (H1) which contains the listing of the print notes (just as in the EPUB). This would be just Normal text with H2s for the chapter/​section dividers. Does that make sense? Unfortunately we have to work with what the EPUB gives us, and some publishers do strange things.
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 **Q: My current book has both endnotes //and// asterisk style footnotes. Can you suggest how I might deal with this?** **Q: My current book has both endnotes //and// asterisk style footnotes. Can you suggest how I might deal with this?**
  
 A: We can handle the asterisk style footnotes (annotations) as if they are endnotes. A: We can handle the asterisk style footnotes (annotations) as if they are endnotes.
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