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

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Bigfoot with marginpar creates “Dimension too large” error

This question follows a previous solved one here on a related topic. I am compiling a document that includes the bigfoot package with the para option, and also has \marginpar. If I compile a short ...
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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.)

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 ...