> >>> See :ALT_TITLE: property. >>> >> >> ALT_TITLE seems to work only for those headlines that appear in the >> Table of Contents. While that is the main purpose, this does not have >> to be necessarily the case. In the present case, I need it because >> LaTeX would not accept a footnote to a heading without it. > > It seems that the bug is either > > 1. That the footnote that is written out at all. If you call > org-footnote-action (or whatever C-c C-x f is) you are told that > footnotes are not supported in headings > This has been fixed today by Nicolas. There is another thread on the mailing list discussing this. So if you update orgmode, this would go.
> 2. The optional argument of the \section-like command should > automatically be set either :ALT_TITLE or :title sans the footnote > if a footnote is present. > Yes, this needs to be implemented, it seems. Vikas