[OS X TeX] Footnote appearing on subsequent page
amunn at msu.edu
Sun Aug 3 16:35:32 EDT 2008
At 1:04 PM -0400 8/3/08, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
>I am working on an upcoming book, and the editor pointed out a
>peculiar problem with footnotes. In a particular chapter, the
>A footnote reference appears at the top of a page (say page 52).
>No other footnote references appear on the same page.
>The next page (53) contains figures. Two figures are involved, one
>appearing later in the text than the footnote of page 52. The other
>shortly following it.
>The actual footnote referenced in page 52 appears in page 54, the
>page following the figures, along with another footnote referenced
>on page 54.
>No tables are involved.
>So obviously I would want the footnote to appear on page 52. Anyone
>have any thoughts on why this might be happening?
This might unfortunately be a combination of either known behaviour
or a known bug in LaTeX. If a page contains only floats, latex will
not put any footnotes on it. But there is also a bug involving
footnote placement. Here's a thread from comp.text.tex and the latex
bug report that might help. You may want to ask your question on
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