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

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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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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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biblatex, authoryear-icomp: brackets around the year in footnotes

I use biblatex with the cite-style authoryear for footnotes, which results in Chang et al. 2005, p. 1116. Faculty guidelines require Chang et al. (2005), p. 1116. though. Which files need ...
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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 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 ...
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How to use one footnote for many replicated citation using biblatex? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Repeat the same reference in footnote on different pages I use biblatex package to render references as footnotes to facilitate accession to them. I noticed that when ...
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Footnotes in tabular environments within multicols

I'm running into a strange inconsistency when I use footnotes in and out of tabular environments within multicols. In particular, I'm declaring a savenotes environment in a style file as follows: ...
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\nocite-like macro for \footfullcite in beamer

Is there any macro similar to the behavior of \nocite?, in the sense of printing an entry of the bibliography, but for putting the citation verbatim in the footnote, similar to \footfullcite but ...
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biblatex & TeX4HT: citations in footnotes = missing \begin{document}

the following code, which I'm trying to run through TeX4HT and biber in order to create an .odt file, results in a »missing \begin{document}« error, pointing to the aux file. Something about the ...
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Footnote being pushed to after a float page.

I have somewhat bizarre footnote placement in a document that I'm typing. Unfortunately, I'm also having trouble reducing it to a minimum not-working example as this behaviour seems to depend on many ...
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Two footnotes in a heading, only one is displayed at the end of the page

I'm adding two footnotes to a section heading: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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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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Conditioning footnotes on where the \footnotemark is in the page

I'd like to have a footnote that refers to text later in the document, and say "... above ..." or "... below ..." depending on whether the text is on the same page (and thus above) the footnote, or on ...
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Direct citations inside of footnotes

Consider a document in which footnotes are shown as a bibliography items in the citation list. Furthermore, there are footnotes which contain citations. For example \footnote{See also ...
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Problems with multi-page \lstlistings and \footnotes with the liuthesis document class

Using the liuthesis document class described at http://www.control.isy.liu.se/student/exjobb/liuthesis/liuthesis.html (download link: ...
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bigfoot, paragraph-style footnotes, and premature page breaks

When using the bigfoot package and its paragraph-style footnotes, sometimes page breaks are inserted in the main text although there's room for another line. I've nailed down the problem in the ...
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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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Distinct footnotes at the same place

This may be a basic question, but I'm having troubles figuring it out. I'd like to have two distinct footnotes at the same place in the text. However what i get is that the footnote numbers in the ...
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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 in Tabulars?

Is there a simple, elegant solution to add footnotes in a table (tabular)? Preferably, the solution can also support the cleveref package. EDIT: My intended effect is that, the footnotes should be ...
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Tikz: How to move a footnote in a node out of that group?

Apologies for the slightly strange title, I struggled to come up with something else. I have defined my own quote environment with brackets around the quote. In order to do that I use tikz and the ...
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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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French and English text in one document with a single style of footnote

I have a book containing essays variously in English and French and wish hyphenization and other aesthetic issues to match whatever language is in use at the moment, but I want footnotes to follow a ...
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Footnote from intertext

I want to be able to send footnotes from intertexts I use within align. Is there an easy way to accomplish this (say using a package)? For example, I am a little teapot \begin{align} this ...
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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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Detect whether I'm in a \footnote?

How do I detect whether I'm in a \footnote environment or not?
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Polyglossia + right-to-left language + doublespacing with setspace affects footnote spacing

I have some Arabic text, so I use polyglossia and \setotherlanguage{arabic}. This however causes line spacing within footnotes to change, which looks odd, especially because the distance between ...
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Last footnote of an Exam be “End of Exam”

I am using exam class. I am writing an exam, and I wanted the last footnote (the final, last one to appear) to be End of Exam. I have this: \pagestyle{headandfoot} \runningheadrule ...
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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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Special footnotes for URL

I've made one command so as to not polluate text with web links. I would like to improve my command so as to do the following things. I would like that the footnotes used for URL have their own ...
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Using footmisc's para option in lscape

I'd like to use the para option of the package footmisc to make a compact list of (short) footnotes. This works well for regular pages, but stops working when I switch to landscape mode. Does anyone ...
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Is it possible to have a footnote in rotated material?

I'd like to have a footnote in a rotated material but each solution I tried (with \rotatebox from graphicx package, rotate environment from isorot or rotating packages, etc.) fails: the footnote mark ...
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How to automatically align left footnotes

I didn't find any option with the footmisc package to align the footnotes on the left (in otherwords, some kind of auto-\raggedright). Could I do it without any package, namely with some ...
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Get a line instead of “Notes” when using endnotes

I'm using the following code to generate an endnote section (instead of having footnotes pop up on every page they are referred to on. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{endnotes} ...
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How to remove the changebar from footnotes

I am using the changebar package to display a sideline along certain paragraphs for stylistic reasons. The default behavior of changebar seems to be to show the sideline alongside footnotes as well ...
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Error with hyperref + tabular + footnotes in tabular

Here's the code: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{array} \newcommand{\fntxt}[1]{\footnotetext{#1}} \newcommand{\fnstep}{\stepcounter{footnote}} ...
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how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does

how can i make the marginpar note have a number like footnote command does? just like this picture show,
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Centered Footnotes

I would like my footnotes to be centered but couldn't find any literature on this. Here is a MWE. \documentclass[lettersize,14pt,twoside,openright]{memoir} \usepackage[symbol,perpage]{footmisc} ...
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Footer Suppression

I'm wondering if it's possible to suppress footers if the page has a footnote, but display the footer as normal otherwise. To be specific, I'm reproducing an old book which uses catchwords for pages ...
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superscripts with xelatex? (footnotes, natbib)

This example illustrates some conflict between xelatex and natbib- and footnote-generated superscripts. The semi-colon between distinct citations is not typeset as a superscript, nor is the dagger. ...
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Unique counter for all foot, side and end notes

When used together, as in the MWE, the text might be plagued of identical numbered marks, that is rather confusing. I want to have marks in this MWE ordered from 1 to 9 instead of three ...
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bigfoot: only break footnotes across double-page spread

The bigfoot handles the breaking of footnotes across pages quite well, but personally I don't like it if I have to turn the page to read a complete footnote. Therefore my question: Is it possible to ...
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Using setspace package breaks footnotes link

The following code created a footnote, the problem is that in the produced pdf file clicking footnote reference 1 doesn't jump to footnote definition1 in bottom of the page, instead, it jumps to the ...
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footnote and autocite=footnote don't behave the same under fnpct

This may sound like a crazy scenario, but whilst using fnpct (and the after-punct-space option especially) and the \autocite command from biblatex (using the option autocite=footnote), I realized the ...