{bigfoot} is a package that provides an all-encompassing interface to {footnotes}.

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Odd vertical space combining footmisc with hang option and bigfoot

Trying to combine the hang option of footmisc with the bigfoot package (later to be used for more footnote registers) I am getting an odd line inserted between the footnotes. If I comment out the ...
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Hanging footnotes

I am trying to set up several registers of hanging footnotes in memoir. Its manual on page 236 has a suggestion for "marker flushleft [...] text set as block paragraph", which I adapted with a small ...
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Very long footnotes cause page breaks

If a document has very long footnotes close to each other in the main text, LaTeX start to compensate for this by breaking the page (see the first picture below). I am grateful that TeX makes an ...
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Paragraph short footnotes following multiline footnotes; prevent footnotes being paragraphed if they go onto a second line

Is it possible to have footnotes which are paragraphed according to the following rule (common in my discipline, history)? Footnotes always begin on a new line, unless there is sufficient whitespace ...
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Bigfoot changes hyphenchar for compound words

Bigfoot changes the “hyphen” char for compound words: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bigfoot} \listfiles \DeclareNewFootnote[para]{foo} \begin{document} \footnotefoo{\rule{9.4cm}{1mm} xx ...
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KOMA + bigfoot + lineno seem to produce vertical gaps in some cases

in a lengthy critical edition, I am using KOMA-Script, bigfoot and lineno. In certain cases, all involving footnotes, there are vertical gaps on the page containing the footnotes. This affects roughly ...
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New fixltx2e, bigfoot conflict?

After one of the more recent package updates, my book did not compile anymore under TexLive 2014. I narrowed the problem down to a new incompatibility between the packages fixltx2e and bigfoot. The ...
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Fix the footnote separation with bigfoot

I am using the bigfoot package for the footnotes of a critical edition in the verse environment. I have defined two different footnotes (A and B). What I need is to fix the separation between them, ...
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Indentation problem with the 'para' option of bigfoot

Continuing the questions concerning the layout of footnotes for a critical edition, I am reporting the last issue I am facing. I am using the para option of the bigfoot package to typeset the ...
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Combining 'para' and 'plain' footnotes using manyfoot

Following my previous question about adjusting the footnote layout which was partially answered, I want to ask something more direct. Is there a way to get a functionality similar to \footnote+ of ...
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Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other

I am working with an author that needs two different footnote streams. This can quite easily be done by using bigfoot. EDIT Also note that the margins used are narrow, like 10mm or so. Therefore ...
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Fine-tuning footnote style

I need to get a grip on a custom footnote command that could be sum up by this couple of xparse commands: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, frenchb]{report} \usepackage{xparse} ...
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“Continued on next page” automatically inserted in footnote

Re: bigfoot (three different sets of footnotes used) and footmisc. I am looking for a way to have a symbol (~☞) or text (Cont'd.) inserted automatically at the end of each footnote that continues ...
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Package conflict when using bigfoot with ftnright

It seems that there is some collision when using the package bigfoot together with ftnright. When using both packages together (it doesn’t even matter, whether a new footnote style definded with ...
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bigfoot with “para” option cannot count footnotes perpage

I'm typesetting a large and complex document with some tens of thousands of footnotes. Some of these notes are substantial, while many others are very short. So I need to use footnote numbering "per ...
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Occasional counter too large error despite \MakePerPage

I am using the bigfoot package to generate two styles of footnotes, which I signal using either the normal \footnote or my new \footnoteB. FootnoteB uses alphabetical numbering but the count is reset ...
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Separating different kinds of footnotes with bigfoot

I am using the bigfoot package to create two sets of footnotes, one in para style and the other plain (in that order on the page). I have removed the line separating these footnotes from the body of ...
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Bigfoot - problem in automatically or manually perform line breaks

I am using the bigfoot package in order to have two categories of footnotes along with the parameter para, in order to place the footnotes one after the other. The problem I am facing is on the line ...
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footsmisc perpage-option applied to other but standard footnote

I have two sets of footnotes defined in the document (Basically I am trying to get around a "counter too large" error on the second set.): \usepackage{bigfoot} \DeclareNewFootnote[para]{default} % ...
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How to align short footnotes (centred) and longer footnotes (left) in one document

I am wondering whether there is some package/code that addresses the following three criteria: Shorter footnotes, e.g. Quine (1960, 22), would be sitting centred on the bottom of the page, if (and ...
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bigfoot, paragraph-style footnotes, and premature page breaks

When using the bigfoot package and its paragraph-style footnotes, sometimes page breaks are inserted in the main text although there's room for another line. I've nailed down the problem in the ...
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Complex layout involving multiple levels of footnotes

Cross posted from comp.text.tex Hello, I am trying to put together a book with a very complex layout. I did some research, and it seems that TeX is the software that I need. I am having some ...
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How can I set short footnotes next to each other (two-column style)?

When having a comparatively large number of footnotes that are each very short (URLs say), it sometimes looks weird to have them stack up to a high footnote tower, especially in a minipage or some ...
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bigfoot - Dimension too large (I can't work with sizes bigger than about 19 feet.) [closed]

My MWE is below. I can produce the following output in nonstopmode... ... but I see these errors in the log: ! Dimension too large. \FN@normaloutput ...\tw@ \fi \fi \ifdim \FN@vsize ...
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Single spaced footnotes with bigfoot?

Can I make footnotes single spaced with bigfoot? According to this answer, setspace shouldn't affect footnotes -- which is true, as long as I don't use bigfoot. MNWE (modified version of this): ...
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How to force the unbreak of a single footnote?

I am in the final phase of the document preparation, so I'm quite sure that pages will not change before printing. I noticed that, for some strange reason, bigfoot breaks some footnotes across pages, ...
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Modify bigfoot rules for footnote page-breaks

I use the bigfoot package and I would like to reset preferences (penalties?) for footnote page breaks exactly as they are in the basic LaTeX default. I noticed that bigfoot, while allowing for nested ...
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Footnote line spacing is wrong [closed]

I am using a lyx package to make footnotes in a XeTeX document that compiles to a PDF. The package is: #\DeclareLyXModule{Bigfoot} #DescriptionBegin #Adds some additional footnote insets. Based upon ...
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bigfoot footnotes overrun text area [closed]

In writing a rather complex critical edition, I often encounter problems with XeLaTeX typesetting bigfoot footnotes so that they overrun the text area and spill into the bottom margin. How can I ...
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Using 'bigfoot' and 'hyperref' package - PDF bookmarks reference to wrong page/line [closed]

Please compile the following document: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{bigfoot} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{blindtext} \begin{document} \chapter{Chapter} \blindtext \blindtext ...
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bigfoot and footmisc do not work well together with “multiple” option

I would like the footnotes from the example to appear comma-separated where they are referenced in the text. The "multiple" option of footmisc should be able to do this, but it does not work. How can ...
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bigfoot: only break footnotes across double-page spread

The bigfoot handles the breaking of footnotes across pages quite well, but personally I don't like it if I have to turn the page to read a complete footnote. Therefore my question: Is it possible to ...
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paragraphed footnote style with bigfoot

I need paragraphed footnotes precisely as manyfoot offers them, but also some of bigfoot's other features (mainly "natural" order of the notes). As bigfoot is described as "a drop-in replacement of ...
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Footception: Footnote within a footnote within a footnote

Inspired by the question Footnote to a footnote (where it was asked if one could have a footnote reference in a footnote), I'm asking something a bit more complex. Before I ask though, let me prefence ...