## LaTeX forum ⇒ LyX ⇒ Putting acknowledgement footnote

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### Putting acknowledgement footnote

I know how to put footnotes in lyx.

When I put footnote, in the pdf, I see numbered superscript like 1,2,3..

But on the first page, it seems people put asterisk right next to author name or title (*) and footnote is generated.

How do you do that?

Stefan Kottwitz
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Make the first page a proper title page with a title page Lyx inset/feature or \maketitle or \begin{titlepage} ... \end{titlepage}. Or use the \thanks command in author names, such as \author{First Name\thanks{a footnote}}.

Stefan

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