{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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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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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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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 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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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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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 “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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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In fancyhdr, ensure every letters in chapter/title names are in lowercase

In designing novels, (Document-class Book KOMA SCRIPT) I prefer to use all-small-caps in the running heads. Please find the first example, where both howards end and chapter 29 were all set in ...
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force section and subsection to capital letters

hi Im trying to renew the section cmd to make all sections in capitals. i have tried stuff like \newcommand{\tmpsection}[1]{} \let\tmpsection=\section ...
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author name with periods produces Et al

I want to cite this article: @article{kc2010ppe, author = {K.C., Samir and Barakat, B. and Goujon, A. and Skirbekk, V. and Sanderson, W. and Lutz, W.}, journal = {Demographic Research}, number = ...
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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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How to uppercase heavily customised sections (sectsty+fontspec)?

I am trying to customise the aspect of a scrbook to look like a book I have. In my case, sections should be formatted as follows: the font face should be Conques Demi, the font size 26 pt, the font ...
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\uppercase does not work with \IfSubStr?

I'm using \IfSubStr macro of xstring package to decide if user given options contains some letter and if they do I take some actions. I want case independent test on whether user options contain ...
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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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Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me?

Why does \uchyph=0 not work for me? It is in my preamble, but Istill get names of people hyphenated. Is it a font issue? I typeset with XeLaTeX. Minimal example: try with XeLaTeX with and ...
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fancyhead not in small caps

The text in my fancyhead is written in small caps. I would like to have it not in small caps. How can I do? This is my fancyhead: \usepackage{fancyhdr} ...
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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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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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'List of Algorithms' title is not all in caps

In my dissertation, I have added a page for list of algorithms, using \listofalgorithms command. However, the title of the page is not in all caps ('List Of Algorithms'), while it's supposed to be in ...
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fancyhdr package: changing header from uppercase to lowercase

I need to change my headers from uppercase to lowercase using fancyhdr. How do I do that? \documentclass[10pt,cleardoublepage=empty,twoside]{book} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \pagestyle{fancy} ...
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Month Name in Upper case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I “unprotect” an argument? I'm trying to print date at title page of a document as NOVEMBER 2012. I'm using the datetime package to format the date as month ...