while desperately working on footnote markers I found this email from 9 months ago.
Is there in the meanwhile some news for a kind of "\setupfootnotemarker"?
Hans Hagen <pragma(a)wxs.nl> wrote:
> At 04:12 PM 2/14/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hmm...maybe I'm wrong, but it seems to me these commands have no effect on
> >the in-text footnote marker; that they only apply to the footnote per se.
> >OK, I found two private messages from Hans from awhile back on this,
> >before I got back to dealing with this. The relevant parts are this:
> >>>And to use your example of Frutiger, what font selection command do you
> >>>use to get Frutiger Ultra Black in a chapter title? I still don't know
> >>>how to use a medium small cap font in a document!
> >>so, that's not for typescripts but for styles
> >And this:
> >>I'm not sure about hwo to deal with the footnote font; probably composing
> >>a dedicate typeface is the best; of if it's only used for symbols, it
> >>should be just a def and mapped onto a symbol (symb-*.tex)
> >So, if there was a command to set the footnote marker, I'd need to do a
> >\definefont for a special "FootnoteFont."
> >However, there is no such command; right? Seems like it might be useful.
> >I don't really understand the above comment, or how I operationalize
> >it. Can someone (Hans?) explain?
> busy ....
> if you want, you can use the new footnote module (that i made for idris)
> which gives you footnote classes that are configurable; i can more easily
> add new features to that one, so let me know if you want to volunteer ..