Making Endnotes from Footnotes

--Originally published at FLN Hub – nodes

Krissy Venosdale asked on Tuesday if there was a way to make endnotes in Google Docs as easily as footnotes. I thought, "Surely there is."

Well, there's not.

So I wrote a script that does it.

It's hosted on GitHub along with instructions on how to install the script (it's not an add-on...just a custom script) and run it in your document.

Here's a peek:

When you add the script to the document (manual process right now - read the instructions) it adds a custom menu from which you run the script.

I know endnotes and footnotes aren't really used in high school, but if you're writing a book or something...maybe it'll be helpful to you.

Either way, it was fun to write and it works pretty quickly. I haven't tested it with documents more than a few pages long, so if you're going to try it on something major, I'd suggest making a duplicate copy to run it on first, just in case.

I'm a teacher by day, after all.

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