[XeTeX] tabular in footnote

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 15:02:16 CET 2011

2011/12/4  <mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca>:
> On Sun, 4 Dec 2011, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> first, as Keith wrote, as a reader I would not expect a table in a
>> footnote. If the table is important, why not to put it to the main
>> text? And if it is not important, why it is there at all? If it is of
> I would definitely expect to see a table in a footnote on a corporate
> financial statement.  In fact, I think the standardized accounting
> practices in some countries may actually *require* tables in footnotes in
> some corporate financial statements.  I suppose it's possible that the
> "notes" on the average financial statement might technically be classified
> as endnotes rather than footnotes, since there are typically stretches of
> multiple pages containing nothing but "notes" without any "main text" on
> the page.  But it seems quite reasonable to me that that kind of
> context could require tables in footnotes as such.

In such complex footnotes I would expect that the tables are entered
in (restricted) vertical mode, not in horizontal mode. In the original
Dan's sample the tables appear in a paragraph started implicitely by
\footnote. This is probably the root of the problem.
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