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Used the below line of code in xetex the footnote.


Output showing

u2.22 Sabbath

v2.24 Deu 23.25 

w2.25 1Sa 21.1-6 

x2.26 Lev 24.5-9

y2.27 Deu 5.14

z 3.4 Luk 14.3

3.6 Mat 22.15-16

3.10 Mat 14.36

3.11 Luk 4.41

3.12 Mak 1.34

3.16 Jn 1.42

3.17 Luk 9.54

3.22 Mat 9.34; 10.25

a,b,c,d... upto z. afterwards its doesn't showing in \footnote

Actually After z ends it should starts aa,ab,ac.....az,ba,bb,bc....bz, likewise..

But now its not working.

Actual output should shows like this

u2.22 Sabbath

v2.24 Deu 23.25 

w2.25 1Sa 21.1-6 

x2.26 Lev 24.5-9

y2.27 Deu 5.14

z3.4 Luk 14.3

aa3.6 Mat 22.15-16

ab3.10 Mat 14.36

ac3.11 Luk 4.41

ad3.12 Mak 1.34

ae3.16 Jn 1.42

af3.17 Luk 9.54

ag3.22 Mat 9.34; 10.25

Please any one knows.

Thanks in advance.

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Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. –  karlkoeller Mar 27 at 10:03

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Use the package alphalph with the following declaration:









Some text\footnote{test} and some more text\footnote{test}



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For the above footnote tag. z,aa,ab.. is working. now I need to insert symbol "^" in all footnotes. How we can do this? –  Samdoss Mar 27 at 11:14
@Samdoss Do you mean something like \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\textit{\^{}\alphalph{\value{footnote}}}} –  karlkoeller Mar 27 at 11:20
Yes. But its showing "ˆa1.44 Lev 14.1-32". Actually it is come along with alphebet. I expect "ˆ1.44 Lev 14.1-32" –  Samdoss Mar 27 at 13:01
\renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\textit{\^{}\value{footnote}}} this line is worked correctly. This is the one i expected. –  Samdoss Mar 27 at 13:08

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