{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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Uppercase chapter with KOMA-script

It has already been mentioned that it could be tricky to get uppercase letters in chapter for scrbook. However, the solution in Using \MakeUppercase in \@startsection works for scrreprt. The solution ...
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Bibliography not Capitalizing probably with SP document class and style [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a document for a class using Tex. I'm using the $sp.cls, which should load the $sp.bst files from the journal Semantics and Pragmatics. Here is my current document: ...
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Automating Title Capitalization in Sections, Subsections, etc

I'm trying to automate the capitalization of titles in sections, subsections, etc. Basically, I'd like to format every title with \capitalize from the stringstrings package. One approach I've tried is ...
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How can I get capitalised cross references in LyX with refstyle

LyX (v2.03) uses refstyle for cross references. By default if you use the GUI to create a reference it produces source that looks like: \tabref{label1} \figref{label2} which produces an output like ...
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How can I create context-sensitive reference names for an environment which defines label prefixes on-the-fly?

Background: I asked a rather muddled but related question earlier. I received an excellent answer from Manuel to that question but my confusion about the problem means that I unfortunately asked the ...
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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file

Titles of articles I'm about to cite contain upper case letters and when using BibTeX it converts them in lower case ones. This happens only in title and only first letter conserves it's case. For ...
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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}% ...
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Convert text from mixed case to start case

I'd like to change the capitalization of a macro from mixed case to start case. Let's say the following macro is already defined: \newcommand{\tostring}{toString} I can change the first letter to ...
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name prefix lowercase in bibliography [duplicate]

Short version: How do I prevent biblatex from capitalizing the first word of every bibliography entry? Long version: I have an author called (nearly) "Paolo di Italia" and biblatex (called with ...
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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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Different behavior of double curly braces from single curly braces and quotation marks in correction of letter cases

I have downloaded and using a package from Elsevier. To cite a reference I export a .bib from Web of Science in the following format. Deliberately I changed "absolute" to "ABsolute" to test whether ...
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Why aren't double curly braces around the title field of a bib entry preserving capitalization?

I have stumbled upon a peculiar situation in one of my latest documents: even though all titles in the BibTeX file are surrounded by double curly braces (all the way from the beginning to the end, ...
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How to make \tl_upper_case:n in section's argument bookmark compliant?

Thanks to recent revision of the coverage of UTF-8 input for pdfTeX and accents with the expl3 (see updated answer of http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/286703/18401), the following code works nicely: ...
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Stylesheet does not capitalize Polish letters correctly

I'm using SIAM's stylesheet (siamart.cls), and the stylesheet doesn't seem to correctly capitalize the Polish ł to an Ł. \documentclass{siamart} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{Title Łitłe} ...
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How to make \tl_upper_case:n applied to diacritics work in section argument?

The LaTeX3 Interfaces' documentation claims, page 224: In package mode, the case change system will also convert text stored using the LaTeX 2ε “LICR” approach. This will upper/lower case tokens ...
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All Caps in Whole Document

Is there a way to force the text of an entire document to be typeset in all upper case with the exception of any math?
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\lowercase with \IfSubStr and \StrDel

I'm trying convert an argument to lowercase, strip out the spaces, and then search for the resulting string in a list. Thus far, I've had no luck. Here's the code I would instinctively expect to ...
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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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Should we enclose a proper name in curly brackets if it's the first word of a title?

Proper names in the title field of BibTeX entries should be enclosed in curly brackets to avoid being made lowercase on some bibliography styles. Now, is it also recommended to enclose a proper name ...
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One problem in my reference

I want to have the word "Gr\"obner" In my reference but it appears "gr\"obner", that is "g" is not capital. What is my problem? What I have to do?
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Write glossary entries without forcing capitalisation in any context

I'm trying to create a glossary entry macro where the text does not enforce any case style. \newglossaryentry seems to force the text to title-case, and using \MakeLowercase in my macro forces ...
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How to set caption font to \uppercase? [duplicate]

I want to set the caption font for all tables in the document (so I want to do it in the preamble, and not have to specify it in each table) to use uppercase letter (not sc, the small case already ...
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In biblatex, make title sentence case but not journal name

To force reference titles to a sentence case I use the following line in my .bbx style file: ...
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Capitalize chapter* in toc with classicthesis

When adding a chapter entry in the toc, I would like to get it as the other chapters, ie capitalized… For instance, add this line \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Test} between these two lines of ...
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Biblatex, capitalization of arabic names and name prefixes

As we know, using the useprefix option, when name prefixes like von, della etc. are present in the bibliography, enables us to change name sorting as well as capitalize those prefixes using commands ...
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LaTeX document compiling in all capitals after table of contents

I'm trying to write my LaTex document. Up til now it was compiling fine. Now, after I add in \tableofcontents command, all pages after the Table of Contents are now in capital letters. I'm not sure ...
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Hyperref capitalizes the URL [closed]

I was trying to embed a link (which contains both upper-case and lower-case letters) on a text. Here is the code snippet: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Capitalization of footnotes generated by the acronym package

When the acronym package creates a footnote, it inserts the definition of the acronym provided with the acro macro. I have a conflict whether to capitalize the definition or not, see the MWE. ...
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MakeUppercase and chapter font

I'm using the \MakeUppercase command (from \textcase) (but also tried \MakeTextUppercase cos I thought the problem might be caused by the math-environment of the chapter number) and the ...
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\uppercase in \newcommand

I tried to use \uppercase in \newcommand: \newcommand\universidad{My University} \newcommand\Universidad{\uppercase{\universidad}} When I use this I get My University and not MY ...
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Make Author's Last name uppercase, leave first name intact and more

I need help adjusting my reference list (not the in-text citation). I adjusted the existing apalike.bst for capitalization of the author name by inserting the below functions and renaming the file ...
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Upper case using mhchem and glossaries

I'm having the following trouble using mhchem in my glossaries. I'd like to not have to worry about whether I've used an acronym already when I start out a sentence, but I'm finding that \Gls does not ...
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Capitalize ibid first letter when prenote is present

I use biblatex with verbose-trad2 style and when I make a reference with a prenote ended with a dot i'd like it to see displayed "Ibid" with first letter capitalized as it is the case when there is no ...
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Use of mfirstuc with catcode 12 characters

I am trying to have my document read its own filename (which is known to be words and numbers separated by hyphens) and parse it. For everything after a certain hyphen, I want to replace the hyphens ...
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Are command parameters protected against wrong capitalization in BibTeX?

Consider a BibTeX field like this: title = {A note on \emph{Origins}} Is Origins protected against unwanted capitalization here, or do we need to wrap up the whole thing in curly brackets? title = ...
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When using autocap, how to still get correct alphabetical sorting?

In How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase? I received an answer as to how proper capitalisation of Arabic surnames beginning with the definite article "al" could be ensured ...
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How to ensure the first letter of a footnote is always uppercase?

My friend has a problem where he uses \footcite together with authorstyle-icomp and wants things like "ibid." (ebd. in German) to be uppercased when they're at the beginning of a footnote. Also, his ...
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capitalize every word in an acronym (\acl command in the acro-package)

I would like to have a command which capitalizes every word when I use an \acl command of the acro-package. \DeclareAcronym{t}{short={t},long={this is a test}} \capitalizingcommand{\acl{t}} My ...
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Acronym upper/lower/mixed case, and pluralisation

My question is really a further question of this post. I've used the following code from there in my tex doc.: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{acronym} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
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How to get a version of \autoref that uppercases the first letter [duplicate]

So I'm using hyperref for all my referencing needs because it works very, very nicely. However, what I would like is to be able to choose whether the reference text is capitalised or not, so e.g. see ...
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van prefix is not in capital at beginning of sentence

The answer to this question states that "van" prefix should be in capitals when it appears at the beginning of a sentence. But the code below typesets "van Dijk". How can I get "Van Dijk" when it ...
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HowTo make beamer's \insertauthor all uppercase?

So I was finally able to create a MWE for this one: I am creating my own beamer style which has some areas, where all text is supposed to be all caps. Using \MakeUppercase with the beamer class' ...
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Decreasing the font-size of a word written with full capital letters

I would like to decrease the font and font-size of the words in my text that are written in full capital letters. I am wondering whether there is a command that I can put in the set up of my text file ...
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Detect beginning of a sentence in a macro for capitalization

Is it possible to make macros give different results at the beginning of a new sentence? Suppose that I want the macro "\secname" to write "Section" at the beginning of a new sentence, and "section" ...
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Capitalising first letter of each word in section headings using book class

I would like to convert the fist letter of each word in all my section headings to capitals automatically. Is it possible? ie \section{This is my first section} Section 1. This Is My First Section
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Capitalizing “forthcoming” in bibliography but not in citation

I'm citing a couple of forthcoming articles without a known publication date, so I want to have "forthcoming" instead of the year in both in-text citations and the bibliography. However, I want to ...
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Capitalising the first letter of an acronym?

I'm using the acronym package in my document and in several instances I want to start a sentence with the expanded acronym. Is there any way of telling the package to capitalise the first letter? For ...
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Howto achieve capitalized description in glossary table?

I use the glossaries package to generate my acronym list. Since I use the acronyms in the text I have to write the description lowercase. Thus, I have a lowercase description in the acronym list. Can ...
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Table of contents - sentence case on section headings

I would like the section names in the TOC to be uniformly capatalised, either sentence case or not. I achieve uniformity in section names now using sectsty and \allsectionsfont{\normalfont\scshape} ...
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Emphasize word beginning with uppercase letters in code with lstlisting package

Hi I am using the lstlisting package to format my Prolog code within my tex file. In Prolog all variables begin with an uppercase letter. I would like to emphasize them. Is there a way to for example ...