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Using the <footnote> tag

Description

The footnote tag is used to generate a footnote on selected text.

Example

This CNXML:


<para id="example-paragraph">
  Many people may not know that cheesecake
  is tart, not a cake. 
  <footnote id="example-footnote"> 
    Alan Davidson, Oxford Companion to Food,
    s.v. cheesecake: "Cheesecake, not a
    cake in the ordinary sense, is really a
    kind of tart."
  </footnote>
</para>
        

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Many people may not know that cheesecake is tart, not a cake. 1

Footnotes

  1. Alan Davidson, Oxford Companion to Food, s.v. cheesecake: "Cheesecake, not a cake in the ordinary sense, is really a kind of tart."

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title (one, optional), para, term, cite, cite-title, foreign, emphasis, sub, sup, code, preformat, quote, note, list, media, footnote, link, newline, space, definition, example, figure, table, rule, equation, exercise, Unicode text

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preformat, para, title, label, cite, cite-title, link, emphasis, term, sub, sup, quote, foreign, footnote, note, item, code, caption, commentary, meaning, entry
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