[texhax] Horizontal Footnotes in Critical Editions

Chris Yocum cyocum at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 17:10:40 CEST 2005

Dear Knorn,
     Not yet.  Thanks for the suggestion!  I will give it a try.

Chris Yocum

On 9/6/05, Florian Knorn <floz at gmx.de> wrote:
> have you tried \usepackage[para]{footmisc} ?
> Chris Yocum schrieb:
> >Dear All,
> >     I am a PhD student doing a critical edition of a Middle Irish
> >text.  Part of this edition is putting footnotes in the text where
> >there are manuscript variations of the spelling, etc. in footnotes.
> >This creates many small footnotes, which are taking up much of the
> >page.  In standard critical editions, these footnotes are often placed
> >horizontally rather than vertically.  Is there a way in LaTeX2e to
> >change the placing of footnotes so that they run horizontally rather
> >than vertically?
> >     In my search, I found a similar question in  UKTeX Digest V91
> >#19, and TeXhax Digest V91 #024 and #025.  However, I have not been
> >about to find an answer to the question in the archives of the mailing
> >list or in the newsgroup.  If someone can just point me to the answer,
> >that would be wonderful.
> >     I only need this for one subsection rather than the entire
> >document so a macro solution only needs to work for that section of
> >the text.  If that can be made into a global solution, that would be
> >wonderful but a quick hack to get it to work while I work on a global
> >solution or some such would be most appreciated.
> >     I am relatively new at LaTeX2e so my experience with macros are
> >of a theoretical rather than a practical nature.
> >     Thank you very much for your time and attention to this problem.
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >Chris Yocum
> >
> >PS I am flying out for Dublin next week so if I become unresponsive, I
> >apologize in advanced.
> >
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