Continuous Footnote Numbering in LaTeX

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By default LaTeX starts the footnote counter at zero for each chapter when you use the class {book} or {scrbook}. If you want to avoid that and have a continuous enumeration, here is how it works:

Create a folder <remreset> in your local package repository. Save the file remreset.sty into this folder.

Open your preamble and add


Should you get an error message like this

You can’t use ‘\spacefactor’ in vertical mode. \@

or like this

Command \@ already defined.

embrace the stuff with \makeatletter and \makeatother:



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