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Tufte - I need sidenote and footnote

Postby boitata » Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:29 pm

I'm using the Tufte Template.
The template replace all footnotes to sidenotes.
I need sidenotes to make small notes (for example, references a book). The sidenotes are numbered 1, 2, 3...
But in some cases I have a big note, and I want to put it in a footnote, for spaces reasons. The footnotes are numbered a, b, c, d...
I don't know how to do it. How can I redefine the \footnote command in latex?
Thanks a lot.

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Postby Johannes_B » Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:58 pm

What template? Can you give us a link?
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Postby boitata » Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:15 pm

I'm using the Tutte Template with Lyx.

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  1. \documentclass[a4paper,14pt,twoside]{tufte-book}
  2. \begin{document}
  3. First paragraph \sidenote{This is the first paragraph, numbered 1}
  4. Second paragraph \footnote{The second paragraph is numbered a. This is a long note, and I want to do a footer note. shsdjgshd ghg kjhgskjoewiotwiopjgwiojhg wgsdkhgçsdjg sdklghsdklgsdjg hsdjgsdhgskd ghsdlgosdgjs dlgshbdkgsdlg shdskldhg sdlghsd gsjdhg}
  5. \end{document}
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Postby cgnieder » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:31 pm

This won't be easy because the tufte classes go to some lengths redefining footnotes. Quote the source:

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  1. %%
  2. % Transform existing \footnotes into \sidenotes
  3. % Sidenote: ``Where God meant footnotes to go.'' ---Tufte
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Postby boitata » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:31 am

Yes, that is the problem.
Can you suggest me a template with marginnotes AND footnotes?
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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:03 am

That would be the default for all standard classes as well as KOMA and memoir.
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  1. \documentclass[%fontsize=14pt
  2. ]{scrbook}
  3. \usepackage{geometry}
  4. \geometry{a4paper,twoside,marginparwidth=5cm,outer=6cm}
  5. \usepackage{blindtext}
  6. \usepackage{marginnote}
  7. \begin{document}
  8. First paragraph \marginnote{This is the first paragraph, numbered 1}
  9. Second paragraph \blindtext\footnote{\blindtext}
  10. \end{document}
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Postby boitata » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:40 pm

Thanks a lot.
Can I use the Article template?
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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:08 pm

What do you mean?
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Postby boitata » Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:49 am

I will re-do the Tufte template with footnotes and sidenotes from other template, of course!
I've just tested the Memoir Template and I works.
Thanks a lot.


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