{footnotes} is about typesetting footnotes. Popular packages are {footmisc}, {footnote}, and {bigfoot}.

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How to create “local” footnotes in block quotes?

I have a block quote, which contains a footnote - but I don't want to put that at the end of the page, but rather at the end of the quote. Like so: Does footnote command allow this kind of ...
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Is there a way to move all footnotes to the end of the document?

Is there a way to move all footnotes to the end of the document (after the thebibliography environment)?
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Footnote numbers in index (e.g., 23n3)

I'm currently weighing indexing options for a book-length project. One of the more surprising hurdles is that there doesn't seem to be a way to create an index (in my case, several indices) that ...
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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 ...
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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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Footnotes per page spread

Now, I heard of footnotes per page, section, chapter, part or document, used all of them, but recently I got a (strange?) request to have footnote counter reset per page spread, i.e., after every odd ...
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Markerless footnote which is page-wide in twocolumn document

I'm using this code to create markerless footnotes in LaTeX (source): \makeatletter \def\blfootnote{\gdef\@thefnmark{}\@footnotetext} \makeatother Furthermore I'm using the footmisc package for ...
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Why is my footnote “glued” to the text?

This is the document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=3in, bottom=3in, left=3in, right=3in]{geometry} \usepackage{lipsum} \interlinepenalty=10000 \begin{document} This is first short ...
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Inserting space after the number in footnotes

Text of Footnotes are very close to their numbers. How can I make 2mm space after all footnote numbers (or 2mm before every footnote text)? \documentclass[draft,12pt,a4paper]{article} \begin{...
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Footnote separator

How can I remove the separator line between the footnotes and the text?
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Footnote number in braces / parentheses

I have written my dissertation with LaTeX, but my teacher has suggested to put the number of footnotes in braces / parentheses. I thought it would be easy, but I haven't found the answer anywhere! I ...
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How can I let a footnote continue on the next page?

I have a rather long footnote which breaks a listing in two parts, unnecessarily. Since the listing is more important then the footnote I'd rather lake to have the footnote split. Can I customize (...
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How to change symbol for footnote in minipage

\renewcommand method does not work \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\arabic{footnote}} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{1.3\textwidth} test this\footnote{abc} \end{minipage} \...
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Adjust box around hyperref footnote links

Is it possible to adjust the size of the box around the footnote links produced by hyperref? Specifically, I would like to move the base of the box closer to the base of the object inside. \...
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Change footnote “numbering” temporarily

I would like to change my footnote "numbering" style temporally to letters (a,b,c ...) the default numbering beeing numbers (1,2,3 ...). This is needed only for specific paragraph, so I can't use the ...
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Side notes marking multiple lines of text

I am looking for a method to put small side notes next to the text, by simultanously marking the amount of lines to which the note refers. So, something like this: I was trying many methods like ...
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How can I change the footnote line (thickness, length)

I am using pdflatex and just want to know how to change the footnote line (thickness, length). Besides that: How can I set the distance between text-lines in the text.
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How do I change \footnote font size in beamer presentation?

I tried all methods from this question: How to change font family in footnote? and none of them work for me...
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Different formatting of footnote mark in text and in footnote

I want that my footnotes have numbers like this: in the text : like this : (7) instead of just 7. in the bottom of the page (where the note text is) : like this : 7. This is my note... blah... ...
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Can Footnotes reside in another file?

I want to know if is there a possibility/method/package, by which I can uniquely label all footnote positions in book.tex. And another file, footnote.tex, containing the footnotes and matching labels, ...
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How you can put an image in a footnote on page?

How you can put an image in a footnote on page? try this, but does not work \footnote {bla bla \begin {figure} .... \end{figure} }
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How to place a footnote inside a float environment

How can one declare a footnote within a float environment, such that it appears on the same page with the float (regularly on the page, not inside the float)? Is there any trick or additional package ...
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Using \thanks and \footnote without without numbering/mark and line

I want to use \thanks and \footnote without any numbering/mark with my title. Is there a way to do it? I use: \documentclass[letterpaper,twocolumn,10pt]{article} after Alan Munn's answer it works ...
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Placing text and footnotes on separate pages

How can I place the main text of a document on only verso (left) pages and the footnotes on recto (right) pages (or vice versa)? Update: The expected appearance is not unlike moving the whole ...
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How to have both symbolic footnote (counters reset per page) and numeric footnote (numbering never resets) threads on top of each other?

I would like two footnote threads: one that uses traditional American footnote symbols (such as *†‡§¶‖) and whose counter is reset every page one that uses continuous (Arabic numeral) numbering ...
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Labeling a Footnotemark

Is there a way to label a \footnotemark instance (without redefining the \footnotemark macro)? Labeling the \footnotemark has no effect (it labels whatever environment the command is invoked from) and ...
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How to write a footnnote attached to the author in a LaTeX paper?

I want to attach a footnote to each author of a paper and write that their research was supported by different grants. How do I do that? Simply \footnote after each author does not work!
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Two types of footnotes

Sorry for asking so much questions. And I think this one is pretty easy I just don't know how. I would like to use two types of footnotes in my document. The regular \footnote using the arabic ...
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Footnote in align environment

It appears that one is not supposed to use \footnote in math mode as per this appropriately named question: Footnote in math mode. However, it appears that I can get it to work without having to ...
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How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages?

How can one ensure that footnotes page-wrap only from verso (back, even-numbered) to recto (front, odd-numbered) pages? With the following code, the line to which the second footnote is attached ...
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Caption and footnote width with ctable

I am using ctable and I have a table with footnotes. Since the table is narrow, the caption text is squeezed in the table width, which looks odd. I can use mincapwidth to specify a minimum width for ...
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Footnote, non-inline syntax?

I would like to use footnotes without cluttering the container paragraph. Something like: This is a very long complex\footnote[a] sentence. \foottext[a]{So complex that I would prefer to pull out ...
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Footnotes on the same line

For documents with a lot of footnotes, particularly if some are short, it can be nice to have multiple on the same line, e.g.: this is the first footnote 2. this is the second footnote 3. this ...
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URL linebreak in footnote

I use a footnote with a too long url, so that I'd like to see a linebreak. The url package does linebreaks automatically as far as i know, but in the footnote it won't do it. Anyone have a solution to ...
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Is there a distinct command for \widowpenalty and \clubpenalty in footnotes?

I have found that setting \widowpenalty=10000\clubpenalty=10000 in the main document has not prevented widows and clubs from appearing occasionally in footnotes in a long and complex document I am ...
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Can I detect whether a footnote has been split?

Title sez it all: Can I detect, hopefully by inspecting \box\footins, whether a footnote has been split at page-breaking? I found the package fnbreak but it uses labels, which is much too delayed for ...
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Footnote in moderncv

I'm using the moderncv template and I want to add a footnote inside the last part of the \cventry{}{}{}{}{}{} tag, something like this: \cventry{Aug 2008}{Title}{}{}{}{text text text \footnote{...
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Repeat the same reference in footnote on different pages

I'm using BibLaTeX to handle my bibliography and I want a reference to be placed in a footnote on every page where I cite the same work and have the same number. Also I want to be able to cite the ...
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Difference between \footcite and \cite in BibLaTeX

Since recently, I am having some trouble with the short/ibidem and full citations in BibLaTeX. When I use a \cite command inside a footnote, it behaves differently than \footcite: it seems each keeps ...
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Upside down, paragraph style footnotes

I am trying to figure out how to typeset solutions to in-text exercises as an upside down, paragraph style footnote, as in the following image: I can easily typeset the solutions in a rightside up ...
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footnote in Math Environment

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amstext, amsmath} \usepackage{chemarrow} \begin{document} \let\rightarrow\chemarrow Begin $\xrightarrow[\text{Text below the arrow}\footnote{this is ...
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How come \label doesn't work after \footnote?

In the comments on Martin Scharrer's answer to Why does an environment's label have to appear after the caption? there is a discussion of whether one ought to put \label inside of or after \caption. ...
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Biblatex and citation reset between chapters

I have a feeling that there is an obvious answer to this question that I'm somehow managing to miss. However, I've tried most of the commands in the biblatex documentation and I still can't figure it ...
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Linebreak in \thanks footnote?

I am using the scrartcl class of Koma-Script with \thanks on the title page. Everything works as expected, so far, but I'd like to use a linebreak within the footnote. Here's an MWE: \documentclass[...
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Adding notes to Table of Contents

How could I add a note ... or a footnote at the beginning of the Table of Contents, something like 'Chapters with * can be skipped on a first reading'...?
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single column footnote in multicols environment?

I use the multicols environment (multicol package). I have two columns. If I simply use \footnote{the footnote text, which is quite long} the footnote behaves as if there was just one big column (as ...
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Does \\* within footnotes have any effect?

One is taught that \\* is an alternative to the line-breaking \\ that tries (often unsuccessfully) to inhibit a page break. Normally \\* would be used in ordinary ("body") text. (And I hereby ...
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Distance between footnote and the line above it

How can I edit the distance between footnote and the line above it?
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Multiple references to the same footnote inside a table environment

I followed the steps in this answer to get multiple references to the same footnotes working. As shown in this minimal example, the solution is working great for footnotes in the text, also getting ...
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The punctuation signs; comma and dot, below footnote indicator is beautiful in the context of typographic styles?

The norm say: When there are punctuation marks (e.g. a comma, colon or period) at the point where the footnote indicator should be inserted, the indicator is placed after the punctuation in English ...