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

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Consecutive \footcite commands and separating commas in the text

When using the \footcite commands with biblatex, it is not clear how the separating commas in the text should be handled. For instance, \footcite{key1},\footcite{key2} will be problematic in the text ...
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How to reset endnotes counter at parts and chapters

I have a document (book class, see condensed working-example below) in the book class, in which I've got some endnotes (extra notes that get saved until the end of the document as opposed to printed ...
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beamer footnote not showing

I was wondering what's the appropriate way to add a footnote to a LaTeX beamer presentation, because I am trying \footnote and it's not showing the footnote. It shows the number but no footnote.
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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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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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Restrict the scope of a command to the execution of another command

In one section of a document I used \let\thefootnote\relax\footnote{} to have a footnote without number. The problem is that it propagates through the whole document then and all footnotes ...
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Paragraph style footnotes in plain XeTeX

I’m trying to get footnotes set in the paragraph style in plain XeTeX. I’ve pasted the code from fnpara.tex into the preamble of my document and changed the fonts used in the actual footnotes to ...
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Detect whether I'm in a \footnote?

How do I detect whether I'm in a \footnote environment or not?
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newpx package introduces blank/space after footnote

The following code produces an error: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newpxtext} \begin{document} Text\footnote{foo}: Next text\footnotemark. \footnotetext{bar} <= there is a space here, ...
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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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eledmac and two column footnotes

I like dblfnote and have been working with it for a good while. Now my footnotes are just getting too long and the typesetting results accordingly undesirable, they would be way better if footnotes ...
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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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How do I enable protrusion for footnotes with \fnsymbol using microtype?

In microtype package (v.2.5 beta 06) and footnote protrusion, custom protrusion for footnote numbers is enabled. However, as soon as I edit the footnote characters to the ones generated by \fnsymbol ...
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Footnote in block statement

I have a presentation to make, and in this I present a quote in a block, like this: \begin{block}{Quote headline} Some truly great words some man made before me. \end{block}\footnote{And this is ...
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footnote boolean: how to check whether currently in a footnote

Is there a way to check whether I'm currently in a footnote? (This question has already been asked on tex.stackexchange.com, but the accepted answer only provides a solution to the user's specific ...
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Changing size of footnote symbols in titlesec-formatted chapter titles

I am using titlesec to define the formatting of Chapter titles. At present, footnote symbols within these titles appear in the same format, but my author would like them to be somewhat smaller. The ...
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Footnote mark in regular or other font styles

Within my text, I use \footnote to place text. This places a small superscripted number within the text as well as a number at the bottom of the page followed by the data within the footnote. How ...
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Formatting footnotes as a table (not footnotes for tables!)

Is there some way a person could format footnotes as a table? What I'm trying to do is put translations and transliterations from English to Japanese in footnotes on my pages in the form WORD ...
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microtype package (v.2.5 beta 06) and footnote protrusion

According to section 6 of microtype manual (v.2.5 from 2011/02/07, p. 23) the code below should set custom protrusion for footnote numbers. However, when \microtypecontext command is set, it cancels ...
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Coloured footnotes split across multiple pages

I am typesetting a book with long footnotes, and some phrases or words in footnotes are colored. I ran into a problem for which I have an MWE below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Copyright disclaimer as a footnote at bottom of first page

I am writing a scientific paper and I am having difficulty adding a "copyright" footer on the first page. I am currently having a paper which looks like this (from howtotex.com): (Link to ...
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What is the correct syntax for subfootnote?

After upgrading from ConTeXt stable to beta, any code containing subfootnote does not compile. E.g.: \definestructureconversionset [footnote] [numbers, Characters] [numbers] \setupenumerations ...
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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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Footnote indentation with amsart and setspace

A follow-up to this question: amsart, setspace, and footnotes As explained there, using the setspace package in an amsart document removes the indentation in the first lines of footnotes. This is ...
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csquotes: Footnotes after Block Quotes with Quotation Marks

Pretty often, I come across a situation where I'd like to add a footnote to a block quote in order to comment on the passage quoted. \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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How to change footnote number style

I use old-style numerals as the default text font, but that also makes the footnote numbers old-style---which I don't want. How can change the footnote numbers to lining figures? I'm using LuaLaTeX ...
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How to test if I'm currently in a footnote or not

Is there a way to test if the current point is inside or outside a footnote? The use case I have in mind is to provide two versions of a document, a "screen" one and a "printed" one and I'd like in ...
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Remove footnote marks from \listoftables

I'm using footnote marks in my table captions like this: \caption{This is title\protect\footnotemark with a foot note} and then I just use a \footnotetext{Closer explanation...} . This works just ...
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Punctuation spacing after long exponents

When typesetting equations with long exponents or high-numbered footnotes right before punctuation marks, the result is a rather awkward large space between the last letter and the punctuation mark: ...
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To make the russians and greeks authors' surnames in small caps in biblatex

I'm writing a bachelor in French and when I cited books in Russian and Greek the authors' surnames wasn't displayed in footnotes and in bibliography in small caps, in the same text there are no such ...
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Do footnotes take margin space?

For a project I need the margin at minimum 2cm. I have added footnotes and am wondering if this makes the bottom of the page less than 2cm. It looks the same but I am just looking for clarification. ...
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How to prevent Beamer from changing the normal text color when I change the footnote color?

When I change the footnote color in Beamer using \setbeamercolor{footnote}{fg=blue}, I end up also inadvertently changing the normal text color on all other slides. To make things even stranger, the ...
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Adjusting the footnote layout for critical edition

I am working on a critical edition of ancient Greek poems and I am using the verse environment of LaTeX. I need two basic footnotes and I am currently using manyfoot. I have defined another line ...
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LaTeX: Balanced twocolumn Text with Footnotes only in the right column (ftnright)

Do the packages ftnright and balance work together? I'm looking for a solution to generate a twocolumn text in LaTeX. My footnotes should appear at the bottom of the right column. However, my main ...
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tex4ht problems with footnotes

I have a problem with footnotes and tex4ht. The following document has a wrong next pointer in subsection 1 and a bad previous pointer in subsection 3: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} ...
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Too many footnotes [duplicate]

I have a text with about 31000 lines, so it is quite long. There are many footnotes in the text (1 every second line or so). I am using footmisc with the option perpage. Halfway through compiling I ...
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Problem with \renewcommand

I am trying to use \renewcommand to change the size of footnotes throughout the main text. I do this by changing \footenotesize to a different command, \scriptsize. Later on, I would like the command ...
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How to reset footnote numbering at \chapter* and at frontmatter chapters?

A comment to my answer to Biblatex and citation reset between chapters made me realize that, contrary to normal chapters in the book and report class, \chapter* (the starred version) does not reset ...
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Footnotes with automatic final period

I'm tired to always add a period at the end of the \footnote command. Is there the possibility that LaTeX automatically does this at the end of every footnote?
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protected footnotes cause hyperref error

To use a footnote in a section one has to use the protect keyword to avoid an error... then when using the hyperref package you get another error: Package hyperref Warning: Token not allowed in a PDF ...
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listings in a footnote

This code won't compile: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \lstset{ language=C, basicstyle=\small } \begin{document} lorem ipsum\footnote{% \begin{lstlisting} // some C code or ...
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Poetry in footnote

I need to write a translation to poetry into footnote. I failed to find any good way to markup this: \footnote{line1\\line2} By default, footnote's first line have smaller indent that the second ...
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How can I add acknowledgements on the title page as a numbered footnote?

I was asked to add acknowledgements to the right of the author name as the first footnote. (So the footnote should be numbered as "1" but for some reason it only shows asterisk "*".) Could anyone ...
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pdf without footnotes

I have written a paper which I will give at a conference. My paper contains many and long footnotes (as I am quoting quite a lot of source texts in the footnotes). Now, the organiser of the conference ...
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Question about zref bundle (changing the behaviour of footnote rule)

In bidi package, we have three footnote commands \footnote (typesetting RTL footnotes in RTL mode and typesetting LTR footnotes in LTR modes), \RTLfootnote (always typeset RTL footnote), and ...
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How can I stop \footcite from hijacking my beamer columns?

I have prepared a beamer presentation for a seminar. I already have presented, but in trying to change traditionally-cited references (with a number superscript and the reference typesetted at the end ...
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Alternatives to footnotes?

I have a document that uses a lot of footnotes (avg. 15 per page, and 1 line of text per footnote in A5 paper). Unfortunately, this necessitates a lot of eye movement: readers must find the ...
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Problem Footcite Biblatex

I need some help for using the \footcite command together with Biblatex. I’m using the authoryear style. According to the guidelines for my thesis, the footnote must have the following structure: ...
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How to highlight keywords?

I have an article with many keywords mixed throughout. I also have a list of those keywords and their definitions (this list needn't appear in the document, and I can put it in a CSV or any format as ...
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Why is docstrip putting extra macro calls in a hyperlink inside a footnote that has a tilde?

Here's a minimal example of Docstrip putting extra macro bits into a \href call inside a footnote when the URL has a tilde: % \iffalse \documentclass[a4paper]{ltxdoc} \usepackage{hyperref} ...