The default color of footnote texts is black, if I want to change it into red, how can I achieve this?

I have used the






either method has no effect.

1 Answer 1


Use the \setupnotation command with footnote as argument. Example:


  Some text
    and a footnote
  • thanks, Marco. You always know the how-to.
    – yanpengl
    Commented Apr 15, 2013 at 9:55
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    but why I can't find this command in the ConTeXt wiki except that in the introduction of footnote?
    – yanpengl
    Commented Apr 15, 2013 at 9:58
  • The footnote mechanism was changed about a year ago, which required modifications to the user interface. Unfortunately no one updated the wiki to reflect the changes.
    – Marco
    Commented Apr 15, 2013 at 10:14
  • \setupnotation causes "Undefined control sequence" Commented Nov 1, 2017 at 18:52

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