[XeTeX] Customizing footnote markers

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed May 25 12:35:28 CEST 2011

Am Wed, 25 May 2011 11:22:15 +0200 schrieb Alessandro Ceschini:

> Yes, of course, there are other deficiencies, but these are ones I
> managed to sort out:
> - French-style quotes:
> \newcommand{\og}{\guillemotleft}
> \newcommand{\fg}{\guillemotright}
> - French-style lists:
> \usepackage{enumitem}
> \setenumerate{nolistsep}
> \setitemize{nolistsep, label=$-$}
> - French-style number sign:
>  n\textsuperscript{o}
> I cannot use babel in this case for I need Classical Greek with a
> Unicode font in my text, so I'm forced to rely on polyglossia and XeTeX.

You could try to mix babel and polyglossia:


> So, back to my question:
> Can footmisc be of use here?

No. The KOMA-classes have commands to change the footnote format.
With the standard classes you will have to redefine \@makefntext
e.g. (look in frenchb.ldf to find the french settings):



Ulrike Fischer 

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