# [NTG-context] footnotes again

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Aug 4 00:15:20 CEST 2010

```On 3-8-2010 10:07, Thomas Schmitz wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm sorry I have to ask again about footnotes setup. I misunderstood the
> style that our publisher wants. Maybe it's easiest when I do a bit of ASCII
> art (will only work with a fixed-width font):
>
> | texttexttexttexttex |
> | textexttexttexttext |
> | |
> | 9 footnote 9, more |
> | than one line. |
> | 10 footnote 10. |
>
> So: the footnote numbers in the footnotes are typeset in a box. This box is
> just big enough to hold a three-digit footnote number. Its left edge is
> flush with the text area. Within this box, the note number is aligned
> flushright. The footnote text itself is one block; this block is indented a
> fixed amount: the publisher wants all indentations (normal paragraphs,
> blockquotes, footnotes) to be identical; let's say 16pt.
>
> I played with the parameters of \setupnotedefinition and \setupfootnotes
> that Wolfgang taught me yesterday, but I just can't find the right
> combination.

it's an interaction between parameters (different meaning in notes as
description) .. side effect of par notes .. need a bit of thinking but
solvable

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