Automatically insert footnotes at end of page
|Reported by:||Michael Schwarz||Owned by:||Ryan J Ollos|
I think it would be a great idea if footnotes would automatically be displayed at the end of a wiki page, if
[[FootNote]] is not placed manually anywhere on the page. More specifically, I would propose that a list of footnotes is inserted at the end if any footnotes are declared after the last occurrence of
[[FootNote]]. I see two benefits from that change:
- Simplify the common case of a short wiki entry where all footnotes should be shown in a single group at the end of a page anyway.
- Reduces confusion for inexperienced users (principle of least astonishment) which just want to insert a footnote somewhere and are surprised that the footnote is not shown anywhere. This may also happen when part of a page containing footnotes is moved from one page to another page where the destination page does not already contain a
What do you think?