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Highlight Endnote Reference in Text

asked 2018-08-01 13:57:43 +0200

David.Cheshire gravatar image

I would like to highlight endnote references in the body of the text to make proof reading easier. What I mean by this is that I would like the little number that references the endnote from the main body text to be highlighted, e.g. with a yellow background.

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answered 2018-08-01 14:25:01 +0200

updated 2018-08-01 14:27:59 +0200

Open Styles sidebar (F11), and navigate to Character Styles (second button with "A"). Find Endnote Anchor character style, right-click it, and select Modify.... On Highlighting tab, select desired color.

The exact character style used in your document might be named differently; use ToolsFootnotes and Endnotes... (Endnotes tab) to find out actual text area character style name.

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Ah, I hadn't spotted that there are predefined character styles as well as paragraph style. Your suggestion worked perfectly in a new Writer document, thanks. Unfortunately it doesn't work in a document converted from Word .docx, it seems that Word and Writer handle endnotes very differently.

David.Cheshire gravatar imageDavid.Cheshire ( 2018-08-01 15:07:50 +0200 )edit
Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-08-01 15:15:38 +0200 )edit
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