[texhax] Footnote on a section heading

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI eduardo at kalinowski.com.br
Fri Aug 22 00:05:20 CEST 2008

Michael Barr wrote:
> I am trying to put a footnote on a section heading without putting it into 
> the page header.  If I don't use \protect\footnote, I get an error (extra 
> } error) and if do \protect it, I get a strange result.  If the original 
> footnote number is 1, then the header has a superscript 2, followed by an 
> online 1, neither of which is wanted.  The section titles are separated 
> from the text, so it will not do to put the footnote after the heading.
> I have tried a couple of different searches on CTAN with no results.

Good that you searched, you just searched the wrong place. :-)

See http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=ftnsect .

If you just try long enough and hard enough, you can always manage to
boot yourself in the posterior.
		-- A. J. Liebling, "The Press"

eduardo at kalinowski.com.br

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