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

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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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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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Can I write footnotes as I do cite references? [duplicate]

Is there a package out there that will allow me to write my footnotes not inline, but in separate file, and them simply refer to their keys? E.g., instead of writing this: My main text ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Footnote in tabular environment

It seems as if footnotes would have only a problem with the table environment but in my minimal example non of those answers Footnotes in Tabulars? Footnote in table seem to work for the tabular ...
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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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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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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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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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Removing footnotes from pdf bookmarks

I have \section{My Title\footnote{ My Footnote 1}\footnote{My Footnote 2}} . Both pdfLatex and Latex automatically creates bookmarks from my section headers. That's what I want. But they also ...
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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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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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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 ...