# Re: [NTG-context] [***SPAM***] Symbols for footnotes not working

Am 28.03.2013 um 07:07 schrieb hwit...@gmail.com:

>
> From ConTeXt's Wiki Garden the below should work, but it isn't.
> How can this be accomlished.  I want to use just \dagger for the symbol, but
> any symbol would do.
>
> \definesymbol[4]{\dagger]
>
> \starttext
> \defineconversion[dagger][{\dagger},{\dagger}]   % use a \dagger for the
> footnote.
> \setupfootnotes[conversion=set dagger,location=text]
> This is the dagger, \dagger{}    I want to use for reference\footnote{Will
> the dagger appear}.
>
> A second line here for robustness.\footnote{It's a number still.}
> \stoptext

\setupnotation[footnote][numberconversion=dagger,alternative=text]

> Also I could find no explanations for what a set is, as in  conversion=set 1
> or 2 or 3 etc.  What is set 1 or 2 or 3?

A set is a list with symbols:

\starttext
\stoptext

Wolfgang
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