Bug 68950 - FORMATTING: No way to add brackets to inline footnote/endnote numbers
Summary: FORMATTING: No way to add brackets to inline footnote/endnote numbers
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 34221
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
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Reported: 2013-09-04 18:33 UTC by Alex Henrie
Modified: 2015-04-29 16:24 UTC (History)
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Description Alex Henrie 2013-09-04 18:33:52 UTC
I want to format my footnotes/endnotes such:

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LibreOffice doesn't have any way to add brackets to the inline numbers. I would expect it to be under Tools > Footnotes/Endnotes, but nothing there will do what I want. I was hoping for "before" and "after" fields to put any text--brackets, parentheses, angle brackets, etc.--around the inline numbers, just like this dialog has before and after fields for putting text around the numbers in the footnote/endnote section.

I'm not the first person to have this problem, either:
Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: release
Comment 1 A (Andy) 2013-12-28 21:46:27 UTC
marked as enhancement request

I think this would be a good feature (LO, Win8).
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2015-04-29 16:24:52 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 34221 ***