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Sometimes, the footer goes up in some pages.

So here is the page where I have the problem : Image with moving footer

And here is the page that comes just after, and with a normal footer :

Image with normal footer

I am using the package fancyhdr in my document :

\usepackage{fancyhdr}
\pagestyle{fancy}
\fancyhead{}
\fancyhead[C]{\leftmark}
\fancyfoot{}
\fancyfoot[C]{\thepage}
\renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0.4pt}

Can anyone tell me why I am having this problem please, and how can I fix it.

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The footer in latex is the fixed page area usually used for the page number, it is not the area used for footnotes. The footmisc package has a bottom option to place footnotes at the bottom of the page.

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  • I'm new to LaTeX, can you tell what I'm suppose to do to fix it ??
    – Sidahmed
    Commented Jun 6, 2016 at 12:25
  • @Sidahmed fix is the wrong word really as the footnote placement was an intentional design decision rather than a bug to be fixed, but anyway just add \usepackage[bottom]{footmisc} to your document Commented Jun 6, 2016 at 12:28
  • Thanks a lot, and sorry for using the word fix, just didn't found what to say.
    – Sidahmed
    Commented Jun 6, 2016 at 12:30
  • @Sidahmed no need to apologise:-) Commented Jun 6, 2016 at 12:32

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