[latexrefman-commits] r456 - in /trunk: ChangeLog latex2e.texi

jhefferon at domain.hid jhefferon at domain.hid
Sun Oct 11 17:48:59 CEST 2015

Author: jhefferon
Date: Sun Oct 11 17:48:59 2015
New Revision: 456

URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman?rev=456&view=rev
add Footnotes of footnotes


Modified: trunk/ChangeLog
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/ChangeLog?rev=456&r1=455&r2=456&view=diff
--- trunk/ChangeLog	(original)
+++ trunk/ChangeLog	Sun Oct 11 17:48:59 2015
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2015-10-11  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
+	* latex2e.texi (Footnotes of footnotes): Add this node.
 2015-10-10  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>

Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?rev=456&r1=455&r2=456&view=diff
--- trunk/latex2e.texi	(original)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi	Sun Oct 11 17:48:59 2015
@@ -4583,7 +4583,7 @@
 @cindex footnotes, creating
-Place a numbered footnote at the bottom of the current page as here.
+Place a numbered footnote at the bottom of the current page, as here.
 Noel Coward quipped that having to read footnotes resembles having to go 
@@ -4592,7 +4592,8 @@
 @end example
 You can place multiple footnotes on a page. If the text becomes too long
-it will flow to the next page.
+it will flow to the next page (although a quite long footnote can take
+up the entire following page).
 You can also produce footnotes by combining the @code{\footnotemark} and
 the @code{\footnotetext} commands, which is useful in special
@@ -4604,6 +4605,7 @@
 * \footnotetext::            Insert footnote text only.
 * Footnotes in a table::     Table footnotes.  
 * Footnotes in section headings::     Chapter or section titles.  
+* Footnotes of footnotes::   Multiple classes of footnotes.  
 * Footnote parameters::      Parameters for footnote formatting.
 @end menu
@@ -4781,8 +4783,29 @@
 \section at domain.hid sets\footnote at domain.hid material is due to R~Jones.@}@}
 @end example
-(Note that the @code{\protect} is gone; putting it in causes the
-footnote to reappear on the table of contents.)
+Note that the @code{\protect} is gone; putting it in causes the
+footnote to reappear on the table of contents.
+ at node Footnotes of footnotes
+ at section Footnotes of footnotes
+Particularly in the humanities, authors can have multiple classes of
+footnotes, including having footnotes of footnotes.  The package
+ at file{bigfoot} extends @LaTeX{}'s default footnote mechanism in many
+ways, including allow these two, as in this example.
+ at example
+\usepackage at domain.hid@}
+\DeclareNewFootnote at domain.hid@}
+\DeclareNewFootnote at domain.hid]   % create class \footnotefrom@{@}
+  ..
+\begin at domain.hid@}
+  ..
+The third theorem is a partial converse of the 
+second.\footnotefrom at domain.hid noted in Wilson.\footnote at domain.hid edition only.@}@}
+ ..
+ at end example
 @node Footnote parameters

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