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Footnotes, widows and orphans

Here are some rules I created for footnotes, widow and orphan control.

Footnote rules

This sets the footnote rule which would appear just above the first footnote on a page, if used:

Widow and Orphan Control

You can control widows and orphans using these commands:

You can add this Package to add todo notes in the document as a type of comment. They do not appear in the output but serve as useful reminders for yourself what needs to be done in the section, chapter, whatever.

\usepackage{todonotes}


Then insert a note in the doc using the following:

\todo{Rewrite this answer \ldots}


At any location in the document a list of the inserted notes can be generated with the following command:

\listoftodos