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

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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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Smaller font size in quote environment relative to context

I want to have all quotes in the quote-environment in a smaller font. This is possible with the etoolbox-package and the command: \AtBeginEnvironment{quote}{\small} But if I use a quote-environment ...
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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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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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Authors with multiple footnotes

Say I have an article. Under the title goes the name of three authors. The first author belongs to two organisations. The second belongs to one of the two from the first. And the last author belongs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Displaying % (percent) symbol in footnotes using \url [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting percent sign into an URL in a footnote In reference to this question: Getting percent sign into an URL in a footnote I'm using the url package and am still ...
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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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Can I make footnote inside an equation?

Can I make a footnote to clarify an important point inside an equation?
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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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Why might \\* (“line break here, but no page break”) not work, and how can one fix this?

One is often taught that "\\ causes a line break which is not a paragraph break" and "the variant \\* additionally prevents a page break". (I hereby acknowledge user egreg's admonition that "\\* ...
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How do I put two footnotes in the caption of a float?

This question Using \footnote in a figure's \caption already has some suggestions on how to get a footnote in a caption. None seem really satisfactory because it seems hard to get the footnote ...
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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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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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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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Font size of \url in footnote

I use this \renewcommand{\UrlFont}{\normalsize} for make the fontsize smaller. I will like to make somthing similar for making only the \url smaller and only when it is used in a footnote. Text in ...
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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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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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Saving and re-using value of a footnote counter twice - how?

I am trying to put the same footnote on to two different places - saving and re-using the footnote counter. Here is what I want to do (part of a larger doc - a paper out of my dissertation): %Start ...
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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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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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Footnotes doesn't work inside tasks

See the following MWE. For some reason the footnotes inside tasks environment are not displayed, while they work in enumeration. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{tasks} ...
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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 get a ragged-right footnote with Memoir

I need to put a rather long list of names in a footnote. They can't be properly hyphenated and do not break into pretty lines, so leaving the right side of text ragged seems a perfect solution to me. ...
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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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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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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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Beamer patching footnotes warning

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[style=authoryear-comp,backend=biber]{biblatex} \begin{document} \begin{frame} Foo \end{frame} \end{document} ...
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Split LaTeX footnotes into two columns

I have a number of short footnotes that form a column and make my paper look pretty crappy, and so I'd like to have LaTeX put multiple footnotes on one horizontal line. I've tried using the ...
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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> ...