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

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footnotes - on the bottom except on last page of chapter

My school requires that dissertations follow a set of sometimes odd formatting requirements. We have a latex class file which does a reasonable job at bringing documents into compliance with their ...
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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 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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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 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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Forcing footnotes to appear on the next page

I need a way to make some footnotes appear on page 2n+1 when the text that they're "attached" to occurs on page 2n. Is there something like a \newpage command that I could use in the middle of ...
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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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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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How to format eledmac’s two-column footnotes

After karlkoeller cam up with a solution for How to allow page breaks within footnotes, when using dblfnote? I really like to use it but unfortunately the styling of the footnotes isn’t flexible ...
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How to allow page breaks within footnotes, when using dblfnote?

Is it possible to let footnotes set in two columns with dblfnote break across pages? In the following MWE note 3 is so long that it goes to a second page together with the third paragraph, but I want ...
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bigfoot with “para” option cannot count footnotes perpage

I'm typesetting a large and complex document with some tens of thousands of footnotes. Some of these notes are substantial, while many others are very short. So I need to use footnote numbering "per ...
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How to put \value{counter} as value to .aux file?

I'm trying to customize eledmac settings in a way that I can use its footnote ability just like the ordinary LaTeX footnote style, but not as one paragraph per footnote but all footnotes in one ...
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leading package and vertical space between footnotes

I'm using Will Robertson's leading package to set the leading in my documents. It usually works fine, but it seems to cause trouble with the vertical space between footnotes.* Consider the following ...
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hspace except at the beginning of a line

I am using the footmisc package: \usepackage[perpage,para]{footmisc} Every time I make a footnote, I use my own podnote command: \newcommand{\podnote}[1]{\footnote{\hspace{-1ex}#1}} However, I ...
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biblatex: is it possible to combine two styles?

Ok so after my first question yesterday Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ? and based on the received answer I decided to head for biblatex, install biber and all. But the documentation is ...
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Clickable, bottom page reference ?! Possible ?

I'm new here but I see the place looks hyperactive. I guess I'll ask a lot in the next months. So new to LaTeX and starting my PhD thesis redaction. I got this template for a PhD thesis at ...
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Footnote doesn't appear when put into a “definition” environment

When I try to put a footnote into a definition environment (or theorem, etc.) it fails, whereas it works well in plain text... How can I fix it? (N.B. I use thmbox, I don't know if this have an ...
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realscripts when sups are not defined

Many OpenType fonts, both free and commercial, have superiors for only 1, 2, and 3 and do not define the sups feature. I want to use the superiors in files with no more than three footnotes. At ...
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Indentation problem with the 'para' option of bigfoot

Continuing the questions concerning the layout of footnotes for a critical edition, I am reporting the last issue I am facing. I am using the para option of the bigfoot package to typeset the ...
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Covington example in footnote

I'm using the covingtonpackage to display glossed linguistic examples and it has been working terrifically so far. However, I ran into a problem when I tried to put an example in a footnote. I get the ...
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url in footnote spans two pages

In my document LaTeX has chosen to continue a long footnote on the next page. That's usually just fine. But in this case the page break in the footnote is inside a url, so the whole second page is a ...
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gb4e + biblatex error “patching footnotes failed”

I'm having a problem while using gb4e and biblatex in the same file. It does compile, but I get an "patching footnotes failed" warning. Minimal example: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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\thanks not creating footnote in twocolumn article

I am trying to use \thanks inside \author in a twocolumn article. The document shows an asterisk next to the author's name, but the footnote is not appearing at the bottom of the first page or ...
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footnote, hyperref, tabular

I have many tables with footnotes inside and I need hyperref in my document. Now, the problem is that footnote in my tables does not point to the notes at the end of the page. It points to the first ...
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Custom prefix in footnotes with biblatex

I have another question about customizing footnote-citations with biblatex. For common citations of facts or observations from some article, I want to add a prefix to my footnotes. It's meant to ...
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Package keyval Error: No value specified for margin. — error from geometry

I'm using a resume template from the following URL: (res9b) to be exact. http://rpi.edu/dept/arc/training/latex/resumes/ The problem is that the resume template doesn't include a header. If I simply ...
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Footnote to figure

I want to add a source address of my address like this: But the address must start from the beginning of figure like this: How can I do that? Thanks
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Odd vertical space combining footmisc with hang option and bigfoot

Trying to combine the hang option of footmisc with the bigfoot package (later to be used for more footnote registers) I am getting an odd line inserted between the footnotes. If I comment out the ...
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How can I edit footnote style in memoir class when using biblatex-chicago?

I am using the memoir class for my theis together with biblatex-chicago for my citations. When I compile my document I get the following warning. Since you are using the 'memoir' class, I'm ...
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Continuos Footnotes by separate even and odd pages

I have a latin text in odd pages and its translation on even pages. But I need different footnotes for the odd and even pages. Nevertheless, I don't want them to restart in every page: I need them to ...
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Laying out two footnote streams one beside the other

I am working with an author that needs two different footnote streams. This can quite easily be done by using bigfoot. EDIT Also note that the margins used are narrow, like 10mm or so. Therefore ...
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Deactivate ibidtracker in footnotes only (authoryear-icomp style)

Is there any possiblity in biblatex to deactivate the ibidtrackerin footnotes only? I'm quite new to biblatex and have found no solution for this problem yet. I'm using biblatex with the ...
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Disable hyphenation in footnotes

I want to disable hyphenation in footnotes, because I have special codes for a special program and the readers should copy this code into his program and therefore its not good, that there is a hyphen ...
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Beamer: combining footnote in one column with figure in the other one

I'd like to put a figure next to a list which contains a footnote. Without the footnote everything works fine. But when I add the footnote, the figure gets shifted to the right and partly appears to ...
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Footnote inside stackrel

I am writing an equation and I'd like to put above the equal sign $(=)$ a footnote describing shortly the reason for that equality. I tried \[x^2\stackrel{\footnote{foo}}{=}x\ast x\] but this ...
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multiple footnotes using footmisc within author/thanks context

I'm working on a paper with a large list of authors, hence I've switched to numeric author indices as illustrated at http://www.latex-community.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1517&view=next . Now I ...
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bigfoot and footmisc do not work well together with “multiple” option

I would like the footnotes from the example to appear comma-separated where they are referenced in the text. The "multiple" option of footmisc should be able to do this, but it does not work. How can ...
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How to set footnotes to use a combination of two numbering formats in ConTeXt?

How can I redefine the numbering style of footnotes in ConTeXt, such that is displays a combination of a number and letter (e.g. 1.A, 1.B, 1.C) instead of the usual 1, 2, 3 sequence, e.g.: This is ...
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customized \footcite command

Based on an answer on new line for doi eprint url in the bibliography with biblatex, a question arose on the possible use of the \footcite command with the provided new style. This \footcite command ...
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ibidem only in the footnotes and not in the running text

Is there a way to have the ibidem-funtion of biblatex only in the footnotes (\footcite{key} and \footnote{\cite{key}.}) but not in the running text (bla bla \cite{key} bla bla)? In other words, I ...
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Footnotes: Label in paragraph, text somewhere else?

TL;DR: Is there a package that allows writing the text of a footnote after the position where the mark should be inserted? Note that I'm asking about positioning of source code, not about positioning ...
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The - (dash) disappears in document url

I have the following problem. I am writing a paper in LaTeX and at some point I am adding a URL as a footnote. It looks like this: ...
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footmisc hang and multiple only work with english document langage [duplicate]

When I set the document to my local langage, French, and with appropriate quote style in LyX, this preamble doesn't work (neither hang nor multiple, which other options do work), ...
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Footnote in tabu table not shown

Which package should I use for proper footnote handling in tabu tables? I thought tabu was supposed to do everything tabularx does, but footnotes do not show up in tabu tables. Working (using ...
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how to change the footnote text color in ConTeXt?

The default color of footnote texts is black, if I want to change it into red, how can I achieve this? I have used the \setupfootnotes [textcolor=red] or \setupfootnotes ...
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Changing footnote spacing for biblatex-chicago citations

I'm trying to get the spacing for footnotes generated by biblatex-chicago to become double-spaced. I've set up double spacing the main part of the text using the following in the preamble: ...
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Missing footnote and marginpar with package thmbox or package thmtools with option thmbox

I am using package thmbox to write theorems. If I include footnote or marginpar within the body of a theorem, the following problems arise: the text of the footnote is simply missing, while the ...
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Numbering problem with footnotes in epigraph

I am having some difficulty with the numbering of a couple of footnotes in an epigraph. Using \footnotemark and \footnotetext, both the footnotes are given the same number although the contents are ...
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Enumeration of footnotes wrong

I have a small table, where I need a footnote and after it a text with another footnote. So I researched for it and found out, that I shall use \footnotemark in combination with \footnotetext in the ...
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Multiple footnotes in minipage - how to typeset as paragraph ?

I have a table in a minipage with multiple, short footnotes. These are typeset one per line. However, I would like to have these in 'paragraph' mode to save space. I have tried ...