[texhax] about \skip\footins --footnoterule

Donald Arseneau asnd at triumf.ca
Fri Sep 26 22:16:06 CEST 2008

"Axel E. Retif" <axel.retif at mac.com> writes:

> > That is an error!  \footnoterule must consume zero vertical space.
> Thank you. I'll look into this. I took half the code from The LaTeX
> Companion, 2nd ed., p. 112:
> > \footnoterule [...] The default definition is equivalent to the  following:
> >
> >   \renewcommand\footnoterule{\vspace*{-3pt}%
> >      \hrule width 2in height 0.4pt \vspace*{2.6pt}}
> So to get no rule I omitted the second half of the code.

See how the vspaces plus the height (thickness) of the rule add
up to zero?

For no rule, just define


Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca

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