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

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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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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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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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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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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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Using a footnote in the full name of an acronym

I would like to use a footnote in the full name of an acronym. Here is the minimal (not) working example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{footnote} \begin{document} ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Using \textsuperscript to put commas between consecutive footnotes in amsart document

I'm trying to insert a comma between consecutive footnote markers in an amsart document. I'm trying to do this without using the footmisc package, since for some reason it causes the footnotes in my ...
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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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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} ...
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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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Disappearing Footnote

Goals: I would like to have the title, author, date, and the table of content on the same page. I also want the capability of being able to have a footnote to the author. What I have done so far: I ...
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dblfnote.sty with musuos.cls causes unbalanced footnotes

I’m the author of musuos.cls and while writing a paper with it I noticed that the dblfnote-package leads to unbalanced footnote columns You can see that the left colum has one line less than the ...
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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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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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Beamer: multiple references to the same footnote

In the LaTeX wikibook I found a workaround for having multiple references to the same footnote: First reference.\footnote{This is the footnote}\addtocounter{footnote}{-1}\addtocounter{Hfootnote}{-1} ...
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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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footnotes and floats

I'm having some troubles with using footnotes inside floats. I use \footnotemark and \footnotetext, but then the float is pushed to the next page, and the footnote remains in the previous one. As a ...
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\footnotemark and \footnotetext in minipage

The Tufte handout class give a neat layout that shows the footnote at the right hand side not bottom line. But, when I use the minipage with tufte-handout, and if the minipage has the footnote, the ...
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Set 1,5 line spacing in footnotes

The document I have to write needs to have a 1,5 line spacing both in normal text and in footnotes. Now, if I use this code: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{book} \usepackage{setspace} ...
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How can I use accents (like \"{o}) in \footnote?

I get following error when I use in my tex file \footnote{Shr\"{o}dinger}. When I change to \footnote{Shrodinger} there is no error. Can you give me an advice what should I do? I use BiBTeX for ...
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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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References inside floats as footnote bibliography

I'm working on my thesis and I would like (for the sake of readability) the references to appear at the bottom of each page as footnotes, as well as at the end of the text, in the bibliography. This ...
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How to change line spacing in footnotes?

I have a document with line spacing 1.5. But I want the footnotes line spacing 1. How could I do this? I tried the package setspaces but does not allow me this option.
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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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authblk footnote marks before/atop commas

The authblk package, in footnoted mode, puts footnote marks inside commas ("Alice1,") which is bad typography. Is there any way to persuade it to put the footnote marks outside the commas ...
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How to use the footnotebackref package with \footnotemark and \footnotetext?

I am using footnotebackref to have links and back links between footnote marks and footnote texts. But the example below produces this error: ! Undefined control sequence. <argument> ...
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Penalty or badness for linebreak near start or end of sentence

I would like to set a penalty or badness for breaking a sentence (or the contents of some \command{...}) too early. More specifically, I would like the penalty of a line break to be dependent on the ...
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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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How to make footnote bibliography?

I want the citation in the footnote of the page it is being cited. How can I do it?
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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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How can I set footnotes' numbers as superscript in a French report?

How to make footnotes' numbers take this form? Preferable by \renewcommand. Here is what I'm getting using this code: \documentclass[% ,12pt ,french ]{report} \usepackage{babel} ...
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Restrict Idem tracker to the same footnote

I want to change the behavior of the biblatex-option idemtracker=constrict. In the documentation it is described as follows: This mode is similar to context with one additional condition: a ...
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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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footnote \index

Dear all I think I have a problem with the collation of makeidx. following some suggestions found here I have got in the text something like this \index[p]{Plutarco!demalignitate@\textit{De ...