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

\renewcommand\footnoterule{}

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Donald Arseneau                          asnd at triumf.ca