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I am looking to move a text paragraph of a few lines (like a disclaimer) at the bottom of a 2 page document. Each time I do that, I need to adjust that specific paragraph with the \vspace function.

Is there a function to put a paragraph directly at the bottom?

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Did you try vfill? Can you post a minimal? – Yiannis Lazarides Oct 11 '11 at 3:04
@YiannisLazarides: You mean \vfill. – Werner Oct 11 '11 at 3:08

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If you want a more 'automated' approach, you could build an environment- it still uses \vspace{\fill} though.






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Unless you wanted the paragraph at the bottom of every page, like a footer? – cmhughes Oct 11 '11 at 3:06
This might not go at the bottom, if a page break occurs at the \vspace; probably it's better \par\vspace*{\fill} – egreg Oct 11 '11 at 23:28
@egreg Thanks, I made the edit. – cmhughes Oct 11 '11 at 23:33
Shouldn't you add a \clearpage instruction at the end of the bottompage environment -- just in case there's more text still to come, later on in the document? – Mico Oct 12 '11 at 2:06
@Mico Thanks, I agree! I made the edit – cmhughes Oct 12 '11 at 2:26

The TeX command \vfill may be what you're looking for, as used in the following MWE:

\clearpage %force a page break
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Note that \vfill must have something before it on the page. If you want to have nothing at the top of the page, you can use \null. – bebop 15 hours ago
@bebop - Your point is well taken. I thought that it was clear from the context of the OP's question that there would be something nontrivial on the page before \vfill. I suppose that's why I didn't point out this need explicitly. Nevertheless, it's worth stating it for the record. :-) – Mico 7 hours ago

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