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Markdown Footnotes

An overview of how footnotes are written and rendered in Markdown.

2022-10-22

I'm rarely confident I get the syntax correct for markdown footnotes1, even though I find myself using them frequently in Obsidian.

The most basic use of the Markdown footnote syntax is to use numbers:

A footnote in Markdown is a set of square brackets, followed by a caret and a number, letter or character or combination of any of the three without a space.[^example_footnote] 

A footnote in Markdown is a set of square brackets, followed by a caret and a number, letter or character or combination of any of the three without a space.2

Footnotes

  1. it turns out I'm usually on the right track but without seeing it render in Obsidian Mobile in a way that's obvious I did, I second guess myself! Imposter syndrome maybe?

  2. this is an example of a footnote.

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