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Here is my current Tex file:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage[symbol]{footmisc}
\renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\fnsymbol{footnote}}

\begin{document}

\noindent Some text\protect\footnote[1]{Footnote 1}\\
\noindent Some other text\protect\footnote[1]{Footnote 2}

\end{document}

This is the result: enter image description here

I would like the footnotes to be respectively * and **.

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    If you use \footnote[1] twice, why do you expect them to produce different results? – Ingmar Dec 8 '20 at 14:15
  • I don't expect my code to produce different results. It was just to illustrate, where the footnotes should be. replacing the number results in other symbols. I tried different approaches but wasn't able to make the ** – User123456789 Dec 8 '20 at 14:28
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    Right. Just saying \footnote[1] will normally produce an asterisk. If you want ** it's usually \footnote[7]. Probably best to use the wiley symbol set as shown in the answer below, in this case. – Ingmar Dec 8 '20 at 14:30
  • See also tex.stackexchange.com/questions/551566/… – John Kormylo Dec 9 '20 at 17:42
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In the standard setup the double star comes at 7th place, so you could type your second footnote as \footnote[7]{...}. Better use the wiley numbering provided by footmisc

enter image description here

such that

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage[symbol*]{footmisc}
\setfnsymbol{wiley}

\begin{document}

Some text\footnote{Footnote 1}

Some other text\footnote{Footnote 2}

\end{document}

produces

enter image description here

enter image description here

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  • Thank you, it works like I would like it to. I wasn't aware og the existence of "\setfnsymbol{wiley}" – User123456789 Dec 8 '20 at 14:29

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