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I am using \usepackage[norule]{footmisc} to disable the horizontal rule separating my footnotes from the bodytext of my document.

However, I would like to keep this rule in the case that the top line of the footnote text is the continuation of a footnote that started on a previous page (for example, above the footnote text on page two of the following MWE).

Here's an MWE that produces a long footnote split across the first two pages:


%lipsum package to automatically generate placeholder text

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Probably the easiest solution is to add the option splitrule when loading the footmisc package:

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