[OS X TeX] Footnote on a Section Heading

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Fri Jun 29 23:15:11 EDT 2007

On Jun 29, 2007, at 9:59 PM, Thomas Rike wrote:

> Does someone know how to place a footnote on a section heading  
> using documentclass{article}?
> If the footnote is placed in the section heading as in
> \section{Testing \footnote{This is a test}}
> the error is
> ! Argument of \@sect has an extra }.
> If the footnote is placed after the section heading as in
> \section{Testing}\footnote{This is a test}
> then the footnote mark is place at the beginning of the next line  
> after the section heading.
> I am using TeXLive 2007 with TeXShop2.10beta8 on a MacBookPro.
> I know this is not Mac specific, but I am not home and have turned  
> off my access to other forums for a month. Thanks, Tom Rike

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-- Gary

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