# [Tugindia] Changing font size of footnote label

Anoop Sinha dr.anoopsinha at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 05:54:13 CET 2012

Hi everyone,

I'm preparing a presentation in Beamer, and I need to add footnotes
(mainly references to the journals I used in making the presentation).
I managed to reduce the font size of the footnotes by doing the
following:

\def\Tiny{\fontsize{5pt}{5pt}\selectfont}
\makeatletter
\patchcmd{\@makefntext}{\insertfootnotetext{#1}}{\insertfootnotetext{\Tiny#1}}{}{}
\makeatother

While this worked with the text in the footnotes, the footnote labels