Note (typography)

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A note is a string of text placed at the bottom of a page in a book or document or at the end of a chapter, volume or the whole text.wikipedia
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Dagger (typography)

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Typographical devices such as the asterisk or dagger may also be used to point to notes; the traditional order of these symbols in English is *, †, ‡, §, |, ¶.
A dagger, obelisk, or obelus is a typographical symbol that usually indicates a footnote if an asterisk has already been used.

Citation

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The note can provide an author's comments on the main text or citations of a reference work in support of the text.
In some areas of the Humanities, footnotes are used exclusively for references, and their use for conventional footnotes (explanations or examples) is avoided.

Subscript and superscript

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In English, a footnote or endnote is normally flagged by a superscripted number immediately following that portion of the text the note references, each such footnote being numbered sequentially.
Both low and high superscripts can be used to indicate the presence of a footnote in a document, like this 5 or this xi.

Hyperlink

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It might be argued that the hyperlink partially eliminates the need for notes, being the web's way to refer to another document.
Hyperlinks are often used to implement reference mechanisms such as tables of contents, footnotes, bibliographies, indexes, letters and glossaries.

Word count

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Different word counting programs may give varying results, depending on the text segmentation rule details, and on whether words outside the main text (such as footnotes, endnotes, or hidden text) are counted.

Pilcrow

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Typographical devices such as the asterisk or dagger may also be used to point to notes; the traditional order of these symbols in English is *, †, ‡, §, |, ¶.
The pilcrow may indicate a footnote in a convention using a sequence of distinct typographic symbols in sequence to distinguish the footnotes on a given page; it is the sixth in a series of footnote symbols beginning with the asterisk.

Richard Jugge

The London printer Richard Jugge is generally credited as the inventor of the footnote, first used in the Bishops' Bible of 1568.
He is generally credited as the inventor of the footnote.

House of Leaves

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It contains copious footnotes, many of which contain footnotes themselves, including references to fictional books, films or articles.

Infinite Jest

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The novel is widely noted for its unconventional narrative structure and its experimental use of endnotes (there are a total of 388 endnotes, some with footnotes of their own).

Asterisk

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Typographical devices such as the asterisk or dagger may also be used to point to notes; the traditional order of these symbols in English is *, †, ‡, §, |, ¶.

Bryan A. Garner

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Bryan A. Garner, however, advocates using notes instead of inline citations.
He argues for putting citations in footnotes and notes that in-text information that is important but non-bibliographic.

Number sign

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Other symbols, including the #, Δ, ◊, ↓, and ☞, have also been used.

David Foster Wallace

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Wallace's fiction combines narrative modes and authorial voices that incorporate jargon and invented vocabulary, such as self-generated abbreviations and acronyms, long, multi-clause sentences, and an extensive use of explanatory endnotes and footnotes, as in Infinite Jest and the story "Octet" (collected in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men) and most of his non-fiction after 1996.

Ibid: A Life

Its form is highly reminiscent of Nabokov's Pale Fire in that it consists almost entirely of a set of endnotes for a larger (non-existent) biographical work.

Terry Pratchett

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One example is his use of footnotes, which usually involve a comic departure from the narrative or a commentary on the narrative, and occasionally have footnotes of their own.

The Automation

Gabbler is known as the "Editor" and annotates the story, as if it was just a work of literature, through footnotes.

Dictionnaire Historique et Critique

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Many of the more controversial ideas in the book were hidden away in the voluminous footnotes, or they were slipped into articles on seemingly uncontroversial topics.

Hyperkino

HYPERKINO annotations of a film are comparable to the footnotes and the commentary in historical-critical editions of texts, with the only difference being that they are comprisedof [sic] various media forms (text, sound, pictures).

Page (paper)

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A note is a string of text placed at the bottom of a page in a book or document or at the end of a chapter, volume or the whole text.

Section sign

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Typographical devices such as the asterisk or dagger may also be used to point to notes; the traditional order of these symbols in English is *, †, ‡, §, |, ¶.

Delta (letter)

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Other symbols, including the #, Δ, ◊, ↓, and ☞, have also been used.

Lozenge

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Other symbols, including the #, Δ, ◊, ↓, and ☞, have also been used.

Arrow (symbol)

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Other symbols, including the #, Δ, ◊, ↓, and ☞, have also been used.