When you are referencing information in the footnote, is it customary to put the footnote number inside the quote or outside?

For instance is it:

"The pink pig."1


"The pink pig.1"

  • Superscript is <sup> 1 </sup> .
    – user5645
    Jun 19 '15 at 16:18
  • 1
    Outside. It is not part of the quote. Jun 19 '15 at 18:04
  • Would you care to choose an answer as acceptable, or comment on why the answers don't meet your needs?
    – Andrew
    Feb 23 '18 at 17:38

If you're referring to APA style and you want to cite a quote you're using, then you don't use numbered lists, instead you use authors and page numbers to reference the specific quote. If you want to reference specific content, without a quote, that adds to the material you've described, then I'd say that the footnote ID, 1, would follow your text.

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