[OS X TeX] several \marginpar per page

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Tue Jul 5 12:54:35 EDT 2005

On Jul 5, 2005, at 7:25 AM, Sergei Mariev wrote:

> I am working on a text where I need to have several marginal notes on 
> each page. On top of that, the text does not suppose to have any 
> paragraphs for over 100 pages. Since the command \marginpar produces a 
> float and only a limited number of floats is allowed per page (? or 
> per paragraph?) I am getting the message "Floats lost...".  I am 
> wondering, is there a way of having more floats on one page without 
> inserting a new paragraph? (I need on average 7 to 11 \marginpar per 
> page). Are there any packages that deal with that problem? Is it 
> possible to place some text on a margin without making it a float? Any 
> other approaches?


If that doesn't work, you'll have to re-write the output routine or 
wait for LaTeX3 belike, unless you can use Peter Wilson's Memoir 
documentclass and his sidebar environment will work for you.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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