{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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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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auto-capitalise the output of a newcommand

How can I create a newcommand that automictically capitalises the first letter, when the command is used after a full stop (or question mark, exclamation mark, etc.)? \newcommand{\tinycommand}{tiny ...
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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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biblatex: Preserve capitalisation in inproceedings/booktitle

I'm using Biblatex-APA/Biber with LyX and a Bibtex file produced from Mendeley. I can produce bibliographies without any problem, but I would like to change the reference style for ...
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Lowercase in \citet{}, uppercase in \citep{}

My institute's format standards require that author's name in \citet{} citations should appear with first letter in uppercase, whereas in \citep{}, all letter should be in uppercase. For example: ...
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Automatically getting “V” as the capital letter for “u” when typesetting latin

I'm typesetting a large amount of Latin texts using XeLaTeX and the package polyglossia. I'd like to get the small letter "u" automatically printed as "V" when turned into a capital letter (including ...
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Why the placement of \title makes a difference when using amsart with nag?

% !TeX program = pdfLaTeX \RequirePackage[l2tabu,orthodox]{nag} \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \title{The $n$-th term} \maketitle \end{document} If the \title command is placed after ...
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Change TOC to use underline in subsubsections

I am using the package memoir and I need to redefine the fonts in TOC with this rules: For Chapters: all-caps and bold For Sections: bold For SubSections: bold and italic For SubSubSections: bold ...
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Automatic Capitalization of sectioning headings?

Is there anyway to make LaTeX automatically capitalize sectioning headings? That is, I would like this to generate a capitalized headline: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{This ...
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How can I get get makeindex to ignore capital letters?

I've created a macro which highlights a word and sends it to the index \newcommand{\indexthis}[1]{\textcolor{Maroon}{\textbf{#1}}\index{\MakeLowercase{#1}@{#1}}\xspace). However the \MakeLowercase ...
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Can biblatex automatically lowercase? [duplicate]

In the standard styles, bibtex automatically lowercases the titles of bibliography entries: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \nocite{inproceedings-minimal} \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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cleveref doesn't use correct capitalized name if used with amsthm?

It seems that the cleveref package does not capitalize properly when referring to a newtheorem if both \crefname and \Crefname have been defined. Or is it just me? Here is my MWE: ...
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How to make sections into sentence case

I would like my sections (and potentially subsections) to be in "sentencecase" no matter how I type them. I am happy with the way the \MakeSentenceCase macro from the biblatex package converts text ...
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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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How can I force text to be displayed in title-case?

I'm trying to update apa.cls for 6th edition (a large task since I'm not a true latex hacker) and I'd like to force the headings for certain levels to conform to title case. That is the first letter ...
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Why LaTeX uses upright uppercase Greek letters by default in math mode?

Why upper-case Greek letters are typeset in upright font, i.e., \mathrm? While at the same time, some upper-case Greek letters those are also Latin Letters ,e.g., A for $\Alpha$, B for $\Beta$, are ...
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Small letters as input but capital letters as output

Is it possible to define (or is there already) a macro which takes small letters as input but gives the same letters in capital as output? Example: \CapLet{horse} and \CapLet{fish} wiht the output ...
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How do I prevent proper nouns from being converted to lowercase by a bst file in LaTex?

My bibliography contains some items like this: R. K. Sawyer, “Improvisation and the creative process: Dewey, collingwood, and the aesthetics of spontaneity,” The problem is that the proper nouns ...
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Change “References” to “references” in table of contents [duplicate]

I am producing a simple document of the report class, with references produced by BibTeX. I would like to change the "References" text entry in the table of contents to "references", making the text ...
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control textcase within section heading

I am using IEEE document class in conference mode. I want to use a special word: name of my protocol inside the section title. The word has the form: aBCD/eFGH. Since each word of the whole section ...
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Change text in LaTeX chapter titles from “Chapter” to “chapter” [duplicate]

I want to change the text displayed for each new chapter (e.g. "Chapter 1") to lower case (e.g., "chapter 1") in the report document class. How could I go about doing this?
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Transforming the .bib file to get upper cases

With the following entry in the .bib file @ARTICLE{a1, AUTHOR="M., J. J.", TITLE="My Sample Title", JOURNAL="Journal Name", pages="132--234", YEAR=2000` } and with \bibliographystyle{plain} in the ...
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Force all small caps

Is it possible to force text into lower case small caps without making capital letters lower case? None of the following makes all the letters lower case small caps: \textsc{Can I make this line ...
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Why are capital letters missing in title of reference (using plos2009.bst)? [duplicate]

I'm using the plos2009.bst file to generate my references. However, there seems to be a bug in the .bst File since the formatation of the references is not correct. E.g. there are no capital letters ...
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Capitalize the first letter of each word in biblatex

I'm trying to get every word in the title of each article in my reference list in capital letters (So Something Like This For Every Title). However, somehow \MakeSentenceCase remains active no matter ...
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biblatex-apa: sentence case not working

Biblatex-Apa should automatically print titles in the reference list in sentence case, but for some reason it doesn't work (note the lowercase A after the colon): \documentclass{article} ...
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Disable/toggle smallcaps in the title

I am using the amsart document class. I want to to change the text in the titles (such as in \author) to be written normally and not in small caps. How can I change this globally? That is, so that ...
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Using Springer lncs and biblatex - wrong heading is shown for last page

I have a little problem with the Springer llncs class and biblatex. I use the parameter runninghead with the llncs class to show title and page number in the document head. At the last page where the ...
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Acronym at sentence start: capital or not?

The recommended way of typesetting acronyms is using small caps, e.g.: This technique is called Remote Procedure Calling or {\scshape rpc}. However, if the acronym occurs at the beginning of the ...
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Towards a \ucshape and \textuc command for uppercase text (XeTeX, LuaTeX)

While we have \textit and \textsc, \itshape and \scshape etc., there's no \textuc and \ucshape to typeset its argument in uppercase. There is \MakeUppercase, but -- as uppercase is not a font style -- ...
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Converting Text to Title Case [duplicate]

is there a way to automatically format a text in title-case? Something like typing: \somemagiccommand{the table, the ass and the stick} which would yield: The Table, the Ass and the Stick I have ...
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Duplicate entries in index when using lowercase [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an index for my thesis and I have a custom command that outputs the index term inline and adds it to the index as well. I want to ignore spaces of terms so I issue a \lowercase to ...
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BibTeX handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib

I want to produce the following with LaTeX/BibTeX: In the running text: ... we refer the reader to the work of Van Noort (2010). In the bibliography: Thomas van Noort. An important paper. ...
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Centering and \MakeUppercase with linebreaks

I wish to make the list of authors show up as centered, uppercase and listed vertically on my titlepage. My documentclass contains a section like this \begin{center} ... ...
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cleveref: \lcnamecref fails to work with theorem names that are not pre-defined

I'm using cleveref with the capitalise option, and I'd like to use the \lcnamecref command to give the name of one of my theorems in the text. But if this is not one of the theorem types pre-defined ...
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Autoref's inserted text has not the correct case

I'm using the \autoref tag which comes with the package hyperref for referencing my algorithms, figures etc. I read that it automatically adjusts the reference text's case, but it won't work with my ...
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How to use soul with glossaries to space-out acronyms?

I want to increase the spacing between capital letters of acronyms inside text. Acronyms are printed by \ac, \acs, etc. commands of the glossaries package. soul package provides a nice command \caps. ...
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New command to create a new type of citation

I defined a new command to an specific type of citation: \newcommand{\apud}[4]{\citeauthor{#1} \mkbibparens{\citeyear{#1},\space{#2} apud \cite{#3},\space{#4}}} That produce this output: Carnap ...
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biblatex: uppercase in \parencite, but not in \textcite

How can I make \parencite produce an uppercase output, but normal case for \textcite? Result: \parencite{CARNAP1934} -> (CARNAP, 1934) \textcite{CARNAP1934} -> Carnap (1934) MWE: ...
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Set some letters in a title of a cited article majuscule [duplicate]

I use abbrvnat as bib style: \bibliographystyle{abbrvnat}. It seems that all the letters, except the 1st one, in the title field of an article are set systematically in minuscule (lowercase). But ...
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why does text change to all lowercase letters? [duplicate]

in my .bib file I have a citation @article{IEEstd1, title={a12312... - IEEE Standard for ... why does it appear like this in generated pdf a12312... - ieee Standard for ...
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Switching text case with package collcell

I would like to use the package collcell to change the case of every string in a column of a tabuenvironment. I know there are workarounds to do this without resorting to the package, but none of ...
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How to get BibLaTeX-chicago use title case capitalization?

According to the 16th version of the Chicago Manual of Style, titles in the reference list are now supposed to be capitalized in title case style rather than sentence casing. Yet, as far as I ...
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Changing case of URL in \href argument

I would like to write a macro similar to the \href command from the hyperref package, but which takes a single argument. The URL is generated by making the argument lowercase. Here is a minimal ...
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Lower case in section title

I am quite newbie in LaTeX. Following examples in other questions for using lower case in titles, I tried to mimic them without success, when applying it to a section: I am working in LyX2.0. ...