I would like to use italicized superscript letters for footnotes rather than numbers. How could I do this? Example:

This is text.a And more text.b

a Footnote 1.

b Footnote 2.


You can simply redefine the command \thefootnote which is responsible of the footnote superscript.





should be fine (anyway don't use the latter if you're loading packages like ulem that redefine the meaning of \emph!):





This is text.\footnote{Footnote 1.} And more text.\footnote{Footnote 2.}


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