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Re: @footnote within @multitable is lost from TeX output

From: Joshua N Pritikin
Subject: Re: @footnote within @multitable is lost from TeX output
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 22:53:19 +0530
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 02:48:45PM +0100, Stepan Kasal wrote:
> > (Stepan or anyone, if you have any other suggestions...)
> the following workaround is possible: inside @multitable, redefine
> @footnote so that it doesn't create the insertion immediately but
> saves the footnote text.  As soon as the current row is finished,
> the saved footnote is converted to an insertion.
> Patch attached: texinfo-multitable.patch
> To be used with newest texinfo.tex from ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/texinfo/
> Wed Jan 22 14:25:39 CET 2003  Stepan Kasal  <address@hidden>
>       * doc/texinfo.tex (\footnotezzz): the very beginning was moved
>         to \startfootins;
>         (\startfootins): new macro;
>         (\multitable, \dotable): redefine \startfootins to get footnotes
>         saved, use \crcrwithfootnotes;
>         (\crcrwithfootnotes): check for postponed footnotes each time a row
>         of a multitable is finished;
>         (\tab): no longer defined globally, just \let to & inside
>         @multitable.

Wow, that's exactly the kind of hack i was expecting from the
luminary texinfo team.  Thanks.  Is that patch going into the next

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