# [texhax] how to have footnote formatted to full width in twocolumn latex document?

Leo sdl.web at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 09:48:03 CEST 2007

On 2007-09-07 22:38 +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> Thanh Han The writes:
>
>  > can anyone please give me a hint on how to format footnotes
>  > to full width in a two column latex document (using the
>  > standard latex twocolumn option, not the multicol
>  > package) as below:
>  >
>  >
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  > text text text text      text text text text
>  >
>  > footnote footnote footnote footnote footnote
>  > footnote footnote footnote footnote footnote
>  > footnote footnote footnote footnote footnote
>
> Hi Thanh,
> I suppose that you looked into Robin's FAQ already.  As far as I
> understand, it is unlikely that there is a solution.
>
> The LaTeX manual (Lamport) says that both, \twocolunm and \onecolumn
> start a new page.  I fear that these commands switch between two
> output routines and the twocolumn output routine more or less treats
> a column like page.  If this is true it's hard to achieve what you
> want.

Is it possible to use minipage to fake that?

> All the best,
>   Reinhard

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