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How can I insert two footnotes in the section headings?


\footnotetext{some text1}
\footnotetext{some text2}

When I use this syntax, I come up with a 12 appearing on the top of aaa (without any comma between 1 and 2) and both of the footnotes on the bottom of the page are numbered 2!

How can I change the numbers to symbols in the footnote?

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If possible, don't footnote titles; one footnote to a title is already too much, two are evil. I know this is used in some academic fields, but from a typographic point of view (and from the reader's point of view too) this is really bad. – egreg Oct 8 '13 at 15:20
@egreg -- i agree about the undesirability of footnotes in titles. but what is an acceptable alternative, if a citation or reference must be given? – barbara beeton Oct 8 '13 at 15:44
@barbarabeeton The first paragraph, for instance. Of course no footnote would be even better. – egreg Oct 8 '13 at 15:46
up vote 3 down vote accepted

With the multiple and symbol options of the footmisc package.

\chapter[aaa]{aaa\footnote{First note.}\footnote{Second note.}}

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Thanks for the prompt reply! Yet the problem is partly solved. When I use this syntax, only the second footnote is displayed at the bottom of the page! – QuestionMark Oct 8 '13 at 16:46

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