[texhax] Horizontal Footnotes in Critical Editions
cyocum at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 15:44:15 CEST 2005
Dear Mr. Lück,
Looking at my preamble and searching the rest of my document, I
am not sure how I am setting \baselineskip to 16 pts. Do I need to
manually set this to 12pt or is this something that is set in one of
the packages that I am using?
Thank you for your assistance.
On 9/8/05, Uwe Lück <uwe.lueck at web.de> wrote:
> At 10:59 08.09.05, Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> > > The overflow happens as soon as the \footnotesize \baselineskip
> > > exceeds 16 pt, while in standard LaTeX this doesn't exceed 12 pt.
> > > So are you preparing slides? I would also like to see your preamble.
> > >
> > > [This mainly addresses the package authors:]
> > > Maybe the relevant algorithm in manyfoot must be changed.
> > > Numerics (which is the manyfoot' author' profession) teach
> > > to multiply before dividing in order to minimize rounding errors,
> > > while it may be better to change this order in the present situation.
> > > Oh, a better idea would be to precede the multiplication by 1024
> > > with dividing by 8 (e.g.) and insert multiplication by 8
> > > immediately after dividing by \columnwidth (or replace 1024
> > > by 128 and 64 by 512). (This might be done on a `slides'
> > > option as well.)
> >actually, even that doesn't sort it in some cases.
> Indeed, first I thought Chris Yocum is preparing a critical edition
> of airline logos on jumbo jets or ads on airships or the like :-)
> And a more careful reading of TeXbook p. 58 reveals that
> already \baselineskip=16 pt is too large.
> -- Uwe
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