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

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Why is a cross † used as footnote marker for people?

This not exactly about TeX, but about typography, and the TeX SE is the closest place I think of to ask this question in. In academic texts, I’ve very often come across a cross (no pun intended; I ...
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Footnote marker in text should be superscript lining figure, but footnote marker in the footnote should be full size old style figure

My general footnote layout is like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[hang]{footmisc} % the whole footnote text is indented \setlength{\footnotemargin}{.5em} % push the ...
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Problem “Go to Page”, Footnote in Table

MWE \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{book} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{footnote} \usepackage[colorlinks=true,linkcolor=blue]{hyperref} \makesavenoteenv{tabular} ...
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Latex Beamer: allowframebreaks with footnotes

I created a simple latex beamer document shown below: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{default} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks]\frametitle{Pages} \begin{itemize} ...
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Weird go page message in footnote

... \makeatletter \DeclareRobustCommand*{\pmzerodot}{% \nfss@text{% \sbox0{$\vcenter{}$}% math axis \sbox2{0}% \sbox4{0\/}% \ooalign{% 0\cr \hidewidth \kern\dimexpr\wd4-\wd2\relax % compensate ...
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Proper way to reuse footnotes in Latex

I don't know how to word this, but if I want output like so The Universe* is full of all universes+ even though the Universe* is the same size as any one of the universes+ *The Universe ...
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Adding Footnotes to conference poster

I'm using the Jacobs Landscape poster template (http://www.latextemplates.com/template/jacobs-landscape-poster) for a project poster. The requirement it that all references are given in footnotes. I ...
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Create newcommand with parameters without #?

In understand the basic \newcommand{name}[numberofargs]{functionbody} but applied LaTeX strikes when I try to: \newcommand{\starfootnote}[1]{ \fnsymbol{#1}\addtocounter{footnote}{-1}\arabic} and I ...
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Foonotes in multlined equations inside minipages

I am having the exact same problem as describe in this question. Unfortunately, however, the solutions listed there do not seem to work for the multlined environment as well. A MWE is the following. ...
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Facing pages : giving space to the right page by using left to right footnotes

I'm using eledmac/eledpar for a bilingual edition with facing pages, and would like to use more space on the left page than on the right one for the footnotes. \footnoteXmk allow me to start on the ...
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Margin note on adjacent page

I was wondering if there was a way to put margin notes (and possible footnotes) on the adjacent page. I want to put together a document that incorporates a large amount of references and "margin ...
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Footnote citations (\notefullcite) not appearing when called from tabular

So I have a pretty heavy custom setup for a grant application, where I need my citations to appear as footnotes. I've got this set up fine, but I have a problem when I try to cite something from a ...
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Short footnotes in columns

When there are many short footnotes on one page, it looks bad to use a whole line for each. Classical typography, as I know it, solves this problem by arranging consequtive short footnotes in columns ...
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What is this warning?

Using package "footmisc" with option "flushmargin" for footnote setup (not 100\% the same as with KOMA) What does that mean? How can I remove this warning? Minimal example ...
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Graphic in foot, how to position

I need to put a Logo in the footnote of every page. It works so far, but the Logo is positioned very high, and sometimes it's very close to the text. I need to either position the logo lower or make ...
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Editors that can hide footnotes/endnotes while writing

Are there any LaTeX editors for Linux (or any other platform, for that matter) that are able to collapse or otherwise remove footnotes and footnote citations from the text? I often have long footnotes ...
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Glossary of footnotes

I'm writing a book where I put in footnotes the biographies of the scientists cited. Now I want to list these entries of footnotes in a glossary "Dictionnary of the authors cited in the book". Who has ...
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Symbols of footnotes not raised inside mdframed

I want to change the symbols of footnotes inside mdframed. I found there is quite simple solution for that, in this very very helpful answer to the same problem. I applied it and it works but the ...
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Is it possible to declare that the footnote number is right aligned but uses a dynamic width?

Our document has footnotes ranging from 1 to more than 100. I would like to see the footnote numbers right-aligned to the footnote text the space that is used for the footnote number should be ...
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How to input a footnote in a table environment

How do I put a footnote number in a table and the note at the bottom of the same page? Using the \footnote{} command put a footnote number in the table where I wanted it, but no footnote on that page. ...
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Footnote symbol bold, small in text, normalsize in footnote

I should know this... I'd like to have the footnote figure in bold face and small (textsuperscript) in the running text and bold face and normal size in the footnote text at the bottom of the page. ...
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glossaries abbreviation in abbreviation - missing footnote

Out of this, I managed to have footnotes (glossaries at first use) within the description of glossary and acronyms using the glossaries package. Now, I referred in an acronym to another abbreviation. ...
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Unnumbered section numbered figures

I have unnumbered sections (\section*) in my document (documentclass article) but I need to have numbered figures, tables and footnotes within sections. Normal solution like ...
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Right align footnote section rule

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{xecolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \definergbcolor{titlecolor}{750000} \setmainlanguage{arabic} ...
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Latex: Issues with footnotes + captions + figures + memoir [closed]

I am submitting thesis soon and I have a latex problem I can't solve. I tried several things nothing would work. Thanks in advance for your help :) List of Issues: 1) footnotes in captions: I want ...
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Create a new command that makes a footnote

Following some earlier code I've been given, I'm creating macros for meta-data about my papers (such as title, author, etc.). Now I'd like to create my own \thanks macro that should follow the title. ...
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footnote in a tcolorbox environment

How can I get a footnotemark defined in an tcolorbox environment that appears in two or three pages, but the respective footnotetext printed out in the footer of the first page? The image shows ...
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\raggedright in footnotes with hanging indent

This answer to Layout of multiple lines footnotes shows how to get hanging indent in footnotes (extremely ugly if you ask me, but the editors want what the editors want). \documentclass{article} ...
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footnote in the figure caption (through \footnotetext , footnotemark) does not appear in the same page as the figure [duplicate]

I have several figures in my thesis which need a footnote in their caption. However, I could not find an efficient way to do it looking into the others' inquiries in the forum. In fact, using the ...
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Should I remove spaces at the beginning of a line containing only a footnote?

I've just stumbled upon chktex, the LaTeX lint. While using it, I've noticed that it keeps giving warnings about needing to remove spaces at the beginning of lines containing only \footnote{Some ...
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footnotes messed up

I'm currently writing my Bachelor's Thesis and I've encountered a problem with the footnotes in my text. For some reason some footnotes are listed twice. But in the second appearance they don't ...
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The footnote does not appear at all

I used the simple code to make the footnote. The footnote is not showing at the page btton as expected. Can you help me please? This is my code Hello world. \footnote{Hi}
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Placing footnotes on header and footer

I need to print a poem which has a huge commentary. More or less, I will have three or four lines of text and the rest of the page will be filled by the commentary. I am asked if it's possible to ...
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Using RevTeX for conference procedeeng?

I want to use RevTeX4-1 class for conference proceeding. However I met a problem with duplicating footnote symbols: Here's an MWE: ...
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Changing footnote number size in chapter heading

I'm writing my thesis as book style and I formatted the chapter heading size with \makeatletter % to set the layout of the chapters header \def\@makechapterhead#1{% \vspace*{60\p@}% {\parindent ...
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Repeating the same footnote reference on different pages for biblatex-gost footnote style [duplicate]

I need to repeat footnote references on each page instead of creating lots of footnotes with references to previous footnotes. I found this answer which looks like it does exactly what I want except ...
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two column footnotes, Plain TeX

I’m trying to get footnotes set in two columns in Plain TeX. This is my minimum working example: %!TEX TS-program = pdftex \output{\ifvoid\footins\else\vskip\skip\footins\rigidbalance\footins 2 7pt ...
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Problem with footnotes

I want to add a footnote in my document. Unfortunately this does not always work. For example I have the following two documents: Document1: \listfiles \documentclass[oneside,12pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Footnote numbering per-paragraph

How can I produce this footnote numbering? Paragraph 1: This is a text [footnote 1]. This is another [footnote 2]. Paragraph 2: I have seen in many books this usage of footnotes [footnote 1 for ...
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Footnotes overlapping with page number

I'm using fancyhdr and having trouble distancing the page number(positioned center of the page in the footer) from the footnotes on a page of my documentation. I have posted a couple of images showing ...
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How can I change the affiliation style in aip-cp?

\documentclass{aip-cp} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{rotating} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \title{The Big Bang theory} \author[aff1]{J. Watson\corref{cor1}} ...
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Use same formatting for \thanks footnote as the one created by footmisc

I change the layout of my footnotes with the footmisc package. Below, I flush the footnotemark to the left margin, and I include \doublespacing and \raggedright. But these have no effect on the ...
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Remove thanks star only from text, not from footnote

I use the \thanks command to include a first starred footnote with acknowledgments. The star should appear in the footnote, but there should be no star in the text (in this case right after the ...
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Footnotes on the page they belong to

Is there a way to force footnotes to stay on the page they belong? I have a document with only enumerate environment and each item of the enumerate has a footnote. Sometimes this footnote goes in the ...
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Footnotetext without text where it can stick to [duplicate]

I am having the problem that almost at the end of my document, I want to add a figure with a footnote in its captin. While this is no problem inside the document where always new text comes where I ...
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changing footnote box color in beamer?

How can i change footnote box color in beamer? I can set the text color and other properties but unable to change the color of the box. Meanwhile, how can i adjust the length of the footnote?
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AlegreyaSans, microtype's tracking feature and footnotes

My question is closely related to this one. I'm using pdfLaTeX and microtype with AlegreyaSans as my sans serif font. I managed to adjust the answer given by Ulrike Fischer in the above question in ...
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How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase?

My friend has a problem where he uses \footcite together with authorstyle-icomp and wants things like "ibid." (ebd. in German) to be uppercased when they're at the beginning of a footnote. Also, his ...
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How do I make unruled footnotes within an environment?

I have a single environment, fancyfoot, in which I would like footnotes to have no rules. \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lipsum} \newenvironment{fancyfoot}{ \renewcommand{\footnoterule}{} ...
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Placing footnotes at the end of the manuscript in apa6

I am writing a paper using the apa6 package. I have been asked to place all of the footnotes on a separate page after the reference list. This is indeed the style that sample manuscripts in the APA's ...