{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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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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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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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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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file

Titles of articles I'm about to cite contain uppercase letters and when using BibTeX it converts them in lowercase ones. This happens only in title and only first letter conserves it's case. For ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why are there lowercase letters in TeX and LaTeX?

Notice that the letters here are all uppercase. Is there any reason why we write TeX and LaTeX respectively? Is it for emphasis? Or does it just make it look similar to the staggered lettering of ...
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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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ConTeXt: How to (force) capitalization of the first letter of some string?

I want to do the following: \Word{\word{Massively Parallel Processing}} and I expect it to be rendered as "Massively parallel processing". However, it is rendered as "massively parallel ...
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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 ...
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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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How to write the capital letter form of “è”

I would like to write the capital letter form of "è"; many people suggest to do it by typing \'E which gives the accent in the opposite direction from left to right. How can I get the capital letter ...
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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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Raggedright and uppercase title with \\ gives error [duplicate]

The following code gives this error: ! Use of \@icentercr doesn't match its definition. <argument> \def l.18 \maketitle ? The goal is to create a title like FOO BAR BAZ FOO FOO BARBAZ ...
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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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Capitalization of bibentry with bold and colored text?

In my bibliography, I want the paper title to be capitalised, red, and bold. That's why my bibtex entries look like this: @inproceedings{2015-3, Author = {\textbf{James Bond}}, Booktitle = ...
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Style file is altering my citation key

I need to have a citation inside a chapter title like such: \chapter{blah blah \cite{key}} The style file that I have for following university formatting guides (found here) capitalizes titles and ...
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Are there purely expandable variants of \MakeUppercase?

\MakeUppercase and \uppercase use TeX's uccode, and they are not purely expandable. Say, \edef\temp{\MakeUppercase{abc}} will fail. Sometimes purely expandable macros are very useful. They are ...
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Classicthesis: Capital abbreviations for acronyms in Acronym section

I'm writing my thesis with classicthesis and I have some issues with the acronym package together with classicthesis. The following code shows a minimal reconstruction of my problem: ...
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Biblatex handling of Dutch “van” prefix

This question has been posed in many different variants, but not exactly as I ask here, so please do not consider this as a duplicate. I use biblatex with the option useprefix. I would like to have ...
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Preserving part of Chapter text “as is”, from becoming uppercase as per titlesec definition?

Having this MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter}[block]{\filcenter}{}{0pt}{\MakeUppercase{#1}} \begin{document} \chapter*{This should be all Uppercase. ...
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\MakeUppercase does not work with Ukrainian in Xelatex

\MakeUppercase does not work only with Ukrainian in XeLaTeX \documentclass{book} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage[english,russian,ukrainian]{babel} \usepackage{xecyr} ...
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Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text

Is it possible to write a word in uppercase in the glossaries but in lowercase in the text? I could use \glslink instead of \gls, but is there no better solution? Here is an example to clarify what I ...
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Problem, uppercase header in an other language (Turkish) [duplicate]

The part of my MWE preamble .... \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyheadoffset[LE,RO]{\marginparsep+\marginparwidth} \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{#1}{}} ...
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How to remove the capitalization of names

I would like my name to not be entirely in uppercase. This is my .tex file. %---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- % PACKAGES AND OTHER DOCUMENT ...
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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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How to get the special capitalized headings

I apologize if this has been asked before, but I did some searching and could not find an answer as it is hard to word the question without providing a picture. I was wondering how the author got ...
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harvard citation management package: How to uppercase the authors in the citation call-out?

I have been using the harvard citation management package with the following configuration: \usepackage{harvard} \citationmode{abbr} \citationstyle{dcu} \bibliographystyle{dcu} Database: ...
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Section headings in classicthesis and mathbf gives wrong capitalization

Consider the following TeX (which I compile with XeLaTeX). \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{scrbook} \usepackage[beramono,eulermath]{classicthesis} \title{On Something} \author{Someone} ...
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Capitalizing only the first word of the sentence in Section,Subsection

I am using the book class and I wrote all the parts, sections, subsections as \section{My Section Is Like This} that I produce something like this My Section Is Like This My editor asked to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...