Hi Tina, Footnote problems like you are experiencing is a known issue at least since FrameMaker 4, possibly earlier.
Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com > Hi all, > > I'm laying out a manuscript in Frame 8 that is packed full of detailed > footnotes. This author is fond of them, and one footnote in particular > spans > multiple pages. Word can allow footnotes to span pages. So far, it appears > that Frame's footnotes can't span pages. > > I can't get into the merits of writing in long footnotes (whole 'nother > discussion), I'm stuck with them, and I didn't write them. When I get a > footnote that is longer than one page, even moving the maximum height as > high as possible (Format > Document > Footnote Properties > Maximum Height > Per Column), Frame goes into Footnote Freefall. The extra-long footnote > disappears, and all the other footnotes seem to lose their minds in the > process. they go onto one page per footnote at the end of the document. > Meaning they leave the bottoms of the pages throughout and go to the end, > one footnote per page, thus adding about 15-20 extra pages to the end of > my > document, blank except for one footnote at the bottom of each. If I take > out > the now disappeared long footnote (by deleting the footnote reference in > the > text), all the other footnotes go back where they belong. > > Has anyone seen this? Any ideas about how to deal with long footnotes in > Frame other than go back to the author and tell him to rewrite? > > Tina > > Tina Ricks | kristina.ricks at verizon.net > > Editor > > Trial Guides, LLC > > 503-531-3233