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Reference different places to the same footnote

For example, I want to make footnotes both at Sentence 1 and Sentence 2 (which are on the same page) to the same footnote. Wikipedia's "References" have this effect.
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16answers
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What does the draft mode change?

I wonder which changes are made by the draft option? That means what will be changed by calling it as global class option (\documentclass[draft]{<class>}) or locally for a single package if it ...
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6answers
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How to specify font size less than 10pt (or more than 12pt)?

I'm trying to make a document that has a very small font throughout, I tried this: \documentclass[0.5mm, a4paper]{article} \documentclass[7pt, a4paper]{article} But it doesn't seem that they allow ...
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6answers
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If Then Else for odd page/even page

How to use if-then-else structure in LaTeX? I need an example of odd and even page. if odd then command 1 else command 2
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5answers
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Description-like environment with fixed labels width

Which is the right way to do something like 'description' list but with customizable and fixed-width labels? I.e. something like this: Label: Text text text text text text text ...
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4answers
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Layout of multiple lines footnotes

I have a question about footnotes with LaTeX: I would like the multi-lines footnotes to look like: 1 This is the first line of the very, very long footnote and this is the second line of the ...
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1answer
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How can I indent a block of text for a specified amount? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indenting a whole paragraph Write text with some fixed amount of space from the margin I would like to indent a paragraph or two for a specific amount. The quote ...
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4answers
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How to set superscript footnote mark in the text body but normalsized in the foot?

I want the footnote mark to be superscripted in the text body (e.g. Footnote mark²), but normalsize in the foot, to be shown like: ________________ 2. Some footnote text Also, it would be nice if ...
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3answers
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Footnote number in braces / parentheses

I have written my dissertation with LaTeX, but my teacher has suggested to put the number of footnotes in braces / parentheses. I thought it would be easy, but I haven't found the answer anywhere! I ...
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4answers
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Write text with some fixed amount of space from the margin

How would I write the following in LaTeX: _Abstract_ XXXX This is the XXXX abstract. _Keywords_ XXXX keyword1, keyword1 In the above the letter X stands for space.
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1answer
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How to set a small default font size with beamer?

I use beamer class with newcent package for the font. I set \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} at the top of my tex file. But I think the font is still too large. In my beamer theme, I tried to set : \...
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3answers
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Different formatting of footnote mark in text and in footnote

I want that my footnotes have numbers like this: in the text : like this : (7) instead of just 7. in the bottom of the page (where the note text is) : like this : 7. This is my note... blah... ...
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3answers
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align list of symbols with dash

I'm trying to make a list of symbols and I have something like this P --- pressure eta --- viscosity lambda(P,T) --- thermal conductivity ... I need to align this list with dash symbol. I tried ...
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2answers
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Occasional counter too large error despite \MakePerPage

I am using the bigfoot package to generate two styles of footnotes, which I signal using either the normal \footnote or my new \footnoteB. FootnoteB uses alphabetical numbering but the count is reset ...
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3answers
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Set natbib options after loading natbib package

Is it possible to set (or change) the natbib package options after its loading (i.e. after the line \usepackage{natbib})? The reason I need it is that I'm using a LaTeX style from a journal and it ...

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