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Additional content which is not part of the main content of a document.

A note is usually associated with a word or paragraph using a number or other symbol. It can be displayed as a footnote, endnote, or side note, or in interactive elements. For analogues, see - JATS <fn> - Pandoc footnotes - HTML <aside>

This schema type is marked as unstable ⚠️ and is subject to change.


Name@idTypeDescriptionInherited from
contentstencila:contentArray of BlockContentContent of the note, usually a paragraph. See note 1.Note
idschema:idstringThe identifier for this item.Entity
metastencila:metaobjectMetadata associated with this item.Entity
noteTypestencila:noteType'Footnote', 'Endnote', 'Sidenote'Determines where the note content is displayed within the document.Note


  1. content : Most notes will have a single paragraph but could have multiple paragraphs, tables and even figures.
  • Parent: Entity
  • Descendants: None

Available as


This documentation was generated from Note.schema.yaml.