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Is there a way to keep very long footnotes from filling the page? I know you can put in frame breaks manually or setup a paragraph style that limits to one paragraph per page, but neither of those are really viable solutions.

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What would you have the footnote do when it gets longer than your imposed limit? Spill to the next page? –  Lauren Ipsum Jul 24 '13 at 18:51
    
Exactly, but it should only fill half of that page before spilling over to the next page. –  Circle B Jul 24 '13 at 19:19
    
Can't you create a text box on the master page? The text fills that and you link it to the next one. –  Lauren Ipsum Jul 24 '13 at 23:56
    
I need an automated solution, that will automatically re-flow as needed and all. –  Circle B Jul 25 '13 at 15:52
    
@Lauren Ipsum the main problem with a master frame for footnotes is that an InDesign footnote has to be in the same frame as the reference. So you can't place the footnote in a master text frame, besides there won't be a footnote on every page... –  Circle B Jul 26 '13 at 15:21

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