This package is long-established and widely used. It derives from several pieces of work done in pre-LaTeX 2e days by other authors; over the years, there is none of that basis that I have not developed and/or improved. A .tds.zip file is available on CTAN. Robin Fairbairns rf10<snail-shape>cam.ac.uk
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footmisc – A range of footnote options
A collection of ways to change the typesetting of footnotes. The package provides means of changing the layout of the footnotes themselves (including setting them in ‘paragraphs’ — the para option), a way to number footnotes per page (the perpage option), to make footnotes disappear in a ‘moving’ argument (stable option) and to deal with multiple references to footnotes from the same place (multiple option). The package also has a range of techniques for labelling footnotes with symbols rather than numbers.
Some of the functions of the package are overlap with the functionality of other packages. The para option is also provided by the manyfoot and bigfoot packages, though those are both also portmanteau packages. (Don't be seduced by fnpara, whose implementation is improved by the present package.) The perpage option is also offered by footnpag and by the rather more general-purpose perpage
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