[texhax] question about TeX FIRST page "footnote"

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu Aug 5 16:29:02 CEST 2010

Paul Isambert <zappathustra at free.fr>, 05.08.2010 16:01:58
> Selon "Dr. Daniel Raviv" <ravivd at fau.edu>:
>> The authors of the paper decided to be listed in an alphabetical order... the
>> problem is how do we insert a footnote in the FIRST page of the paper that
>> says: "Authors are listed in alphabetical order." (My understanding is that
>> it is not like other footnotes.)
> If you're using plain TeX:
> Why should the first page be different? Is it a title page? What happens with
> simply \footnote*{The authors are listed in alphabetical order}?
> If you're using LaTeX: anybody else?

\if the latter indeed, this seems to be a case for \thanks, cf. the LaTeX Wikibook:




 "Dr. Daniel Raviv" <ravivd at fau.edu>

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