{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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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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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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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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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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What is the proper use of \@ (i.e., backslash-at)?

In this answer, \@ is used after a period and before an \xspace, presumably to indicate that the preceding period (in "etc.") was not sentence-final. In these tips, \@ is used before a period and ...
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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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Labels of list items CAPITALIZED + bold style

Is there a possibility to make the labels of description list items always appear CAPITALIZED and bold?
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Bibtex, what's behind the design decision for captial letters?

I recently found myself citing a particular paper: Google Scholar gives the automatic bibtex reference as: @ARTICLE{siu2010survey, author = {Siu, Elaine and Tam, Eric and Sin, Dorene and Ng, ...
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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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how to make subscripts automatically choose font size

Would it be possible to make subscripts in math mode automatically choose a smaller font when a subscript is in uppercase? E.g., if I have sA, the "A" would appear quite big. Is it possible to tell ...
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Annoying problem with fancyhdr and auto-generated chapters

I have been facing an annoying little problem. I'm using fancyhdr to customize the headings on my thesis but according to the package documentation it is unable to remove the "uppercasedness" of the ...
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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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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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Capital cursive E in math mode? [duplicate]

How do I get a capital Cursive "E" in math mode? See picture encl.
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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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\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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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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Uppercase sections and subsections on ToC

How can I insert \MakeUppercase inside the table of contents for sections and subsection? \renewcommand{\l@section}[2]% {\@dottedtocline{1}{.5em}{1.3em}% {{\bfseries\selectfont#1}}{#2}}
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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 ...