Questions tagged [footnotes]

Footnotes are notes in the bottom of the page, referencing parts of the main body text.

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InDesign not applying footnote separator formatting

Does anyone have any idea why this isn't being applied? I want a full point and an emspace after the footnote number before the footnote text, which is what I've told it to do but all it's doing is ...
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InDesign: gap between footnotes

I need to reduce space between footnotes in InDesign. Please see image below: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h-PQS4PHcULzl7IJFkmzQ9VTkBJ0iGWg/view "Space Between Footnotes" in "Document Footnotes ...
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InDesign Cross reference footnotes numbers

—The goal/problem I am writing an academic thesis in InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2) on mac OS 10.14.6. There are A LOT of footnotes. I hence use the automatic footnotes of InDesign a lot. Up until here, ...
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Placement of footnotes text inside boxes or sidebars

I'm wondering about footnote placement in a nonfiction book that has both ordinary running text and boxed text (like sidebars). The boxed text consists of short paragraphs that are set apart from the ...
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Dagger used in text as a reference

Should a dagger (obelisk) come before or after its reference word? This symbol looks like a cross, sometimes refered to as a printer's mark (†) used esp. for references.
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Does someone know of a script to automatically put specific texts as footnote text?

A little while ago I made this post. Because of that I can automate placing footnote references where they are needed. Now the problem is that the actual footnote texts are just placed randomly in the ...
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Punctuation space after number in footnotes

I'm working on a journal in which there is a lot of footnotes. (17 articles, aprox 30 pages each with at least 30 footnotes). I use superscript nested style to make the number of every footnote in ...
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Typography/Typesetting: Footnotes of footnotes? [closed]

Is it possible (by which I mean »allowed«) to create footnotes within footnotes? I am working on the design of a very intricate scientific publication and this question came up during a discussion of ...