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

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How to break URLs when footnotes are on same line?

Question Footnotes on the same line revealed that it is a good idea to use \usepackage[para]{footmisc}. However, this does not seem to work with URLs: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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biblatex : which style for a footnote once then nothing?

Ok sorry for this not so clear title. I'm having trouble to express & find what seems so simple :s I'm biblatex and I would like to know which citation style/bibliographical style and/or option I ...
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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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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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Undesired Placement of Footnotes in Blocks

Depending on the theme of a beamer-document, footnotes will either be placed inside or outside of a block-environment. It would like to do combine a style, which places the footnotes inside a ...
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Complicated footnote within longtable environment

I have a footnote that explains color coding within a complicated longtable. I would like this footnote to appear on all pages of the longtable. However, the way I have it now, the footnote itself is ...
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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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biblatex footcite and footnote

In a document, I am using \usepackage[style=mla,babel=hyphen,backend=biber]{biblatex} together with the \footcite command, and everything is perfect. There is a difficulty when I want to include a ...
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Extending the line drawn above footnotes

By default the line drawn where the footer begins is small in size. How can I make it bigger and make it match with the document text area size?
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Deleting Footnotes Temporarily For Better Readability

In a document I use \autocite and \footnote(and biblatex what might not be an important information). I redefined \footnote (\renewcommand{\footnote}[1]{}) in order to produce a document with no ...
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How do others manage their footnotes?

Sometimes I find footnotes either annoying or distracting when trying to edit the body of a text: particularly one which is heavily annotated with footnotes. One solution I've come up with is to ...
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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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Why I can't use \footnote inside \vbox or \hbox in horizontal mode?

The definition of \footnote is as follows in plain TeX % all from the Appendix B of The TeXbook \newinsert\footins \def\footnote#1{\let\@sf=\empty % parameter #2 (the text) is read later ...
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How can I make comments and text appear side-by-side?

I need your help. I'm going to write philological commentary on Cicero's speech in XeLaTeX, but I don't know how to make a combination of text and commentary (look below for examples). Is it possible ...
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Nested footnotes disrupts comma delineation of footnotes

A solution that resolves LaTeX's inability to properly number nested footnotes has the side effect of abolishing comma delination of sequential footnotes (a feature provided by the footmisc package), ...
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Revtex - using math in footnote

How one can use mathematics in footnote using ReVteX? I have a particular problem with \rangle Minimal Example: \documentclass[aps,amsmath,amssymb, prl]{revtex4-1} \begin{document} ...
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Multiple footnote citations of reference on same page

If I have multiple footnote citations of the same reference on the same page I get multiple footnote entries with exactly the same content. \begin{filecontents*}{\jobname.bib} @article{test, ...
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Footnotes layout in multicols environment

I am using the package multicol to typeset a one-column (spanning the entire text width) heading and a two-column main text block. In order to do so, I begin the multicols environment along with the ...
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How to reduce the space between two footnotes, making them seem more like two paragraphs?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[doublespacing]{setspace} %\usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} \setlength{\parskip}{0pt} \usepackage[b5paper]{geometry} \begin{document} ...
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Environment for ancient Greek poem with comments

I want to write an ancient Greek poem and I am having problems in setting the right environmental parameters. My major difficulty is to make an effective use of footnotes. Instead of using a ...
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How can I replace footnotes for non-floating marginal notes?

How can I replace footnotes for non-floating marginal notes? I have tried to replace my footnotes for sidenotes with footmisc package's side option, but they continue to be floats, like every ...
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Aberrant footnote numbering behavior with footnoted captions

I don't have an explanation for the behavior shown by the following two MWEs. Clearly, the footnote number is altered by the length of text in the caption. Please advise me as to why this strange ...
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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: ...
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Footnotes disappear when using overlays in beamer

I use footnotes for citations in combination with the beamer package. I adapted the code from this question and everything works quice nicely - except when using overlays. Then the footnotes only show ...
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Create a footnote in node in a tikzpicture

I would like to add a footnote to a node in a TikZ picture, but every solution I could imagine fails. I tried using a minipage, too. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Putting marks for split footnotes

Say, that you have a footnote which is printed in page 1 and 2. How can you put a mark, say $\rightarrow$ at the end of the footnote text in page 1 and at the start of the footnote text on page 2, ...
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\paragraphfootnotes with text colour

I am having some trouble with my footnotes becoming coloured in certain situations. In particular, I am wanting to use memoir's \paragraphfootnotes, but all the footnotes for a page become coloured if ...
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biblatex: Enhancing \autocite in case of would-be nested footnotes

This question led to a new feature in a package: biblatex biblatex provides high-level citation commands like \autocite that allow "global switching from inline citations to citations given in ...
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Reproducing a spacious layout of verse annotation

LaTeX footnote and pagination routines by default allow long or multiple footnotes for a given page to spill-over to following page(s) of the text. But the interaction of the pagination and notes ...
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Wrong space with \footnotemark

I am using \footnotemark, but the space after the mark is smaller than the space I obtain when I use regular \footnote. How can I obtain the usual space after \footnote? See example below. ...
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Numbering a group of footnotes differently

Consider you have two group of footnotes: first group are normal footnotes and other one are a group of related notes. How can number second group with different style? (for example: 1,2,3,... and ...
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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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The gap between two double-spaced footnotes is too large. How can I fix

I have to have footnotes double-spaced, but if I use \begin{doublespace} and \end{doublespace} within footnotes, then the gap between two footnotes becomes too wide. Could anybody fix it? ...
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Changing href's to footnotes

Here is exactly what I am trying to do. I have a file with many commands of the form \href{a}{b} for strings a and b. I would like to redefine \href so that it executes the following: ...
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Footnotes with italicized letters

I would like to use italicized superscript letters for footnotes rather than numbers. How could I do this? Example: This is text.a And more text.b a Footnote 1. b Footnote 2.
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How to achieve a multi-column layout for footnotes?

How can you achieve a multi-column layout for footnotes? I have one page filled only with a rotated table (landscape layout, the sidewaystable environment). The table is annotated by a lot of ...
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How can I get two sequences of “footnotes” in one LaTeX document, one as footnotes, the other as endnotes?

I want to have two distinct sequences of "footnotes" in a single text, one as footnotes, the other as endnotes. Can this be accomplished in LaTeX? If so, how? In case it isn't clear what I mean, ...
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Why does LaTeX (contrarily to TeX) not allow catcode changes in footnotes?

In Plain TeX the following compiles with no error Hello\footnote*{\tt\catcode92=12 \world}! \bye The analog in LaTeX \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello\footnote{\ttfamily\catcode92=12 ...
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How to embed citations into footnotes? [closed]

How can I put a reference at the bottom of the page to something that I'm using? I need to do this the European way: so I want to place a small number at the end of the sentence that stands higher ...
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Footnotes tabularx-environment LaTeX

I've been trying to find a satisfying solution to the footnotes-in-tables-problem for hours now. Nothing I come across seems to work the way it should. Still, in the tabularx package documentation it ...
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How to change font family in footnote?

How can I change font family (and size) for footnotes? Would be great to see a small example.
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Align \footnote left

At the moment my footnote looks like this ²Commit-Hooks definieren was die Softwareversionierung (zum Beispiel SVN) machen soll, sobald ein Commit passiert. The second line just does not align to ...
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New line for footnote without blank space

Writing texts I found it visually more appealing to type footnotes in a new line, because it enhances the readability of the document. The problem is that it leads to a blank character in the output. ...
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How can I use mathematical symbols and other special characters in URLs in footnotes?

I want to footnote a URL which contains mathematical signs such as = and LaTeX asks me for a $ sign to take it to mathematical space (and therefore changing the font which is not suitable). How should ...
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OldStyle Numbers in Body Text Only—Lining Numbers Otherwise

My main font numbers are set to OldStyle. How can I set Lining numbers for: Titles (chapter, section, subsection, &c...), Beginning of enumeration, Page number, and Footnote numbers (but not ...
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Align footnote mark with text margin

I have to clone a document, and the footnote mark shouldn't be indented, but aligned to the text body. I couldn't find an answer elsewhere. Any ideas? I'm using XeLaTeX. The result should look like ...
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Minipage footnote is inside tikZ node

I have a minipage, and inside of it I have a footnote and a tikZ picture. Now my problem is, that the footnote text goes inside the last node of my tikZ picture. That is not what I want – and it's ...
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How do I add a blank line between the footnote line and the footnotes?

Between the footnote line and the first footnote on that page, I need to add a double-space. I've tried using the \ command, but it adds a space after the number. Does anyone know a way for me to do ...
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footmisc package - remove star from footnote symbols

I'm using footmisc package for handling footnotes. I want to remove the star (*) from the symbol list? I tried all the combination of \DefineFNsymbols*{}{} and \setfnsymbol{} except the correct ...
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Different citation styles for different entry types in the footnotes (biblatex-dw)

Problem I am using biblatex together with the authortitle-dw style. As it is desired in most cases, citations show up in the footnotes in the form "name, shorttitle, pages (if indicated)". However, ...