James A. Rosen James A. Rosen - 10 months ago 82
LaTeX Question

How do I enter a multi-line footnote in LaTeX?

My intuition was

Lorem ipsum\footnote{long footnote
that spans a whole
bunch of

But regardless of where I put the
in relation to the footnote text, I get the following error:

Latex Error: ./mydoc.tex:142 Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:― not set up for use with LaTeX.

Answer Source

Footnotes are filled in the availible space just like any other paragraph: you just write

    a whole lot of text that goes on and on and on and...
    and may consists of multiple sentences. But after a while
    it finally comes to a stop.

That is not your problem. looking at the error message (which I don't recognize from personal experience), I'd say your problem is character set or font related.

Is you editor using unicode?