[OS X TeX] footnote with asterisk

Kentaro Nakatani knakatan at fas.harvard.edu
Sun Nov 24 21:42:01 EST 2002

Dear Herb,

Oh, I should've redefined \thefootnote command...silly me!
It worked perfectly well (except that I would re-redefine
\thefootnote back into \arabic rathar than into \roman :-).

I thank you very much, Herb, for your amazingly quick
and useful reply.


On 2002.11.24, at 09:13  PM, Herb Schulz wrote:
> Use: \renewcommand\thefootnote{\fnsymbol{footnote}} before the 
> \maketitle,
> or whatever you use to make the title.
> Then, use the same substituting \roman for \fnsymbol and also
> \addtocounter{footnote}{-1} after the \maketitle to go back to roman
> numerals and restart with footnote number 1.
> Hopefully I've got this correct.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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