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{capitalization} is about letters being UPPER CASE (also called majuscules or capitals) or lower case (miniscules), changing one into the other, or determining which one letters are. A special case of capitals are small caps, which have their own tag {small-caps}.

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How to make the Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables to appear in Uppercase?

The following images depict my Lyx doc which gives the first output when converted to PDF. I am looking to capitalize them. I am using Koma documentclass This is the current Latex Preamble: ...
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Capital letters and lettrine

I have a problem with lettrine \lettrine{A}fin The code above gives me the A and F as capital letters, and I'd like the only A be a capital letter . How can I do this?
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Capitalize words after colon in biblatex

I'm trying to use biblatex and biber to emulate, as best as possible, the default capitalization of bibtex's plain style. (I'm switching to biber/biblatex because of the better formatting options and ...
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Use of \lowercase

If I write: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \begin{document} \lowercase{Norma} \end{document} I get "norma" in the output, lowercased as I want it. However, if I write: ...
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Capital gothic letter in headings

One of the section of my thesis is called: representation of $\mathfrak{g}_2$, but every heading package transforms it in representation of $\mathfrak{G}_2$ (capital Gothic letter). How can i solve ...
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Long form of acronyms capitalized in section headings

I use the glossaries package and defined headers often in section titles. In general I keep the first letter of each word in the headings in capital case, but if an acronym occurs the first time, it ...
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Capitalize list of tables in Table of Contents

How can I capitalize all the table names in the Table of Contents, List of Tables? I am not talking about the headings, but the actual entries. E.g., the first entry in the picture is ok, as it is ...
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Historische Zeitschrift Style capitalizing first letter problem [duplicate]

I am using Historische Zeitschrift Style and the probem I have is that it capitalises some of the things it shouldn't. Let me try to explain. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{scrartcl} ...
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Bibliography - issue - APA6 [duplicate]

I am failing to understand following problem with my bibliography....citation in text works fine, citations in bibiography work fine too, except one problem: I want it like "Planen und Problemlösen: ...
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partially non capital section title

I try to do a partially small capital title because of a Name. How would I do that? A mwe is given below: \documentclass{JAC2003} \begin{document} \section{BIGsmallBIG} \end{document} leads ...
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Trigonometric notation with Initial capital Letter and Italic

How can we make First letter Capital while using trigonometric functions. eg: \cos (60^\circ) gives simple cos (all in small). What is needed is 'Cos' (with initial capital). For italics in mactex i ...
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Natbib ‘numbers’ option breaks capitalization of “von” component of name

I'm currently working on my thesis and I am trying to cite a Dutch author. Some Dutch surnames have a "von" component (e.g., van, van der, de) which should be capitalized if and only if the first name ...
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Make text from external file uppercase

I would like to do something like \uppercase{\input{filename}} so that the text in the file filename is printed uppercase. (Above command complains about FILENAME.tex not to exist, apparently ...
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Subscripts and capital letters surpressed in bibliography

My article title contains subscripts and capital letters for the molecular formulas. This reference I downloaded from Google Scholar. However, the subscripts and the capital letters are not displayed ...
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Change the color of capital letters

Is there a way to define a command that changes the colour of any capital letter in an input string? Most of the results I find when I type "LaTeX string capital" are results about capitalizing the ...
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bibtex: upper letter in the title [duplicate]

I have this entry in bibtex: @misc{ GNUCFLOW, author = {{GNU cflow}}, title = "GNU cflow Documentation", year = "2014", howpublished = "http://www.gnu.org/software/cflow/" } I want to ...
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Is it possible make the section names globally title case?

I don't want to change them one by one. I am wondering how to make the section names globally title case? That is "This is a Title Case Section Name". It would be nice if you can also give answers ...
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Implementation of “Title Case” in Bibtex

How is "title case" defined in bibtex? Which is the list of words not to capitalize, and in which file is it defined? Is it possible to change it? I checked the .bst file, but apparently it's ...
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Acronym capitalization not working in plural mode

I am using the glossaries package to manage acronyms and it seems like the combination of "use long form", "make first letter uppercase" and "use plural form" does not work (see MWP below): At first ...
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ALL CAPITAL Roman Numeral Chapter Style. How?

Question revised: What must I do to make "Chapter 1" display as "CHAPTER I", "Chapter 2" as "CHAPTER II", and so forth? Background and details: This is a requirement for my thesis. I've searched a ...
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Is there a preferred capitalization style for reference types in BibTeX/biblatex?

When looking at examples of reference lists, I've seen three capitalization styles used for reference types in .bib files: @misc @Misc @MISC I notice the all-lowercase style appears to be the most ...
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\autocap command is not working

The following command is just a shortcut to avoid me to write two very long words I use often. I would like to capitalize the first letter of the first word at the beginning of a sentence. ...
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Plainnat style not alphabetically and lowercase

I have a problem with the plainnat bib-style as my reference list is not sorted alphabetically (I may be wrong on this one but I have the impression that this should be the case for this bib-style). ...
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Protecting references in section headings from capitalization

I am using the ACM SIG alternate style, which automatically converts all section titles to upper case. I would like to include a reference in one of the section titles (Proof of Lemma X). The obvious ...
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Curly braces don't preserve capitals

First of all, thanks to everybody who posts on this site. This is my first time asking a question, since I have always been able to figure out my problems before thanks to others' questions + answers. ...
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How to check if the selected letter is uppercase or lowercase in a macro?

I'm using Texmaker and want to define some custom macros. The macros shall check if a selected letter is uppercase or lowercase and then replace that letter by a sequence defined in the macro. I need ...
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An easier way for capitalizing prenote in citations with biblatex?

In this post I got the advise to use \autocap{s}ee within a citation, e.g. \autocite[\autocap{s}ee][5][ref] to get context sensitive capitalizing of the letter ‘s’. So if I switch from inline citation ...
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How to make section name uppercase in ToC?

Is there another way to change section names in ToC to uppercase besides Uppercase sections and subsections on ToC Cause this one doesn't work for me very well. Can it be done with tocloft package?
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Biblatex - capital names in references, regular in cites

I am trying to achieve a biblatex style that would do the following: in the case of \parencite{} I would get ...like that (Smith 2010). in the case of \textcite{} I would get Smith (2010) says ...
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How to remove author name default capitalization? [duplicate]

According to biblatex doc (p.80-81) : \Parencite is similar to \parencite but capitalizes the name prefix of the first name in the citation if the useprefix option is enabled, provided that ...
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Best practices in organizing BibDesk files

How many BibDesk files? I am using LaTeX (and BibDesk) for research only (i.e., to write papers, book chapters, dissertation, etc.), therefore I need to cite an overlapping selection of references ...
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Automatic lowercase in a list

I believe this is a very simple question to which there may be a very simple answer that so far I haven't been able to find: How can the text for each item within a regular LaTeX2e list (such as ...
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How to avoid uppercase function name while using Function?

In LaTeX, I want to define a function in my algorithm, following is my code in case: \begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic}[1] \Function{BuildPolicySet}{PolicySet PS, CCR ccr} ...
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memoir class: Why does MakeUppercase break my cftpartfont? [closed]

According to page 151 of the memoir class documentation, if one wishes to uppercase the PART entries in the ToC, then one should use e.g. \renewcommand{\cftpartfont}{\MakeUppercase} Yet when I try ...
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Auto-capitalizing first word in every list \item?

I'm working on a paper that deals with foreign words and a lot of diacritics. To help with this, I've created a series of macros, so that if I write \wufen it comes out as "wǔfēn". Usually this is ...
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fourier: How to get slanted lower and upper case Greek symbols by default

The fourier package has an option to slant lower case Greek; the upright lower case Greek symbols are then available as \other<symbol> macros. It seems upper case Greek symbols are always ...
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How to further capitalize the First letter of a word already in block? [duplicate]

What I am wishing for is something like the capitalization of word in block in section headings. How may I have it in normal text mode? e.g. I want to further capitalize the B in BLOCK.
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How to make a lowercase month name with \today

All I wish to do is to use \today to output in the format "18 november 2013". With the datetime package I can get to "18 November 2013" with: ...
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Cyrillic \MakeUppercase

\MakeUppercase does not capitalize Cyrillic fonts. I am trying to create a custom document class which would write the section titles in upper case. For this purpose I use the solution provided in ...
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Datetime capitalize month

I'm using the datetime package. How could I have a date format with the month name in capital letters? \usepackage{datetime} % some code here \newdateformat{mifecha}{Bilbao, a \THEDAY~de ...
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apacite: capitalized significant words of journal title [duplicate]

In APA style all significant words of the journal name are to be captalized, for example: Journal of Personality and Individual Differences. apacite package seems to not do it automatically, so I have ...
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How to get all CAPS chapter titles

Trying to get all CAPS chapter titles. Using the following, only the ToC chapter title is all CAPS: \documentclass{memoir} \renewcommand{\chaptitlefont}{\MakeUppercase} \begin{document} ...
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Prevent conversion to lowercase in bibtex

I am using the style ascelike.bst for my reference list, and it gives me almost what I want. Except it converts everything to lowercase Vigdor, Jacob (2008). "The economic aftermath of hurricane ...
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problem with \def\uppercase{} in thesis document

I am writing my thesis and facing the following problem. When I remove \def\uppercase{} (see in the following file after \begin{document}. The title of my all chapters, Title "Table of contents", ...
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Capitalisation of two-word surname in bibliography [duplicate]

I've created the following entry (in Jabref): @ARTICLE{Key, author = {Pico Della Mirandola}, title = {Title of Paper}, journal = {Working Paper, Institute}, year = {2013}, owner = {User}, ...
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Getting error using \MakeUppercase with tocloft

Trying to use tocloft package to customize a table of contents, but I am running into errors using \MakeUppercase or \uppercase with certain commands, namely \cftsecfont. When I run the following ...
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classicthesis part numerals TOC vs. in text

My question is similar to this one this one. I use classicthesis and have the problem that a) when I don't redefine \thepart, I get lower case (instead of uppercase) roman numerals in the TOC ...
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Capitalization of datetime format

In languages like dutch, the first letter of the names of days and months are not capitalized unless they occur as the first character of a sentence. So I added the following code in the preamble of ...
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Opening an All-Small-Caps First Line with a Dropped Capital

I'd like to typeset the first line of a document's text in small caps, for which I use the magaz package. But I'd also like to set the opening letter in that line as a dropped capital. I'm stuck in ...
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Renewing section with bfseries and makeuppercase on LyX

I want to define a new section style with the following \renewcommand\section{% \@startsection{section}{1} {\z@}% {-3.5ex \@plus -1ex \@minus -.2ex}% ...