{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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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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Plainnat style not alphabetically and lowercase

I have a problem with the plainnat bib-style as my reference list is not sorted alphabetically (I may be wrong on this one but I have the impression that this should be the case for this bib-style). ...
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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 ...
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How to remove author name default capitalization? [duplicate]

According to biblatex doc (p.80-81) : \Parencite is similar to \parencite but capitalizes the name prefix of the first name in the citation if the useprefix option is enabled, provided that ...
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Capitalizing strings ignoring closed class words

I was just reviewing my "capitalization standards" for titles and such and was wondering if there's a macro to do the same thing I'm forced to do by hand nowadays. My personal rules (feel free to ...
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Automatic lowercase in a list

I believe this is a very simple question to which there may be a very simple answer that so far I haven't been able to find: How can the text for each item within a regular LaTeX2e list (such as ...
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Best practices in organizing BibDesk files

How many BibDesk files? I am using LaTeX (and BibDesk) for research only (i.e., to write papers, book chapters, dissertation, etc.), therefore I need to cite an overlapping selection of references ...
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How to avoid uppercase function name while using Function?

In LaTeX, I want to define a function in my algorithm, following is my code in case: \begin{algorithm}[h] \begin{algorithmic}[1] \Function{BuildPolicySet}{PolicySet PS, CCR ccr} ...
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memoir class: Why does MakeUppercase break my cftpartfont? [closed]

According to page 151 of the memoir class documentation, if one wishes to uppercase the PART entries in the ToC, then one should use e.g. \renewcommand{\cftpartfont}{\MakeUppercase} Yet when I try ...
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Auto-capitalizing first word in every list \item?

I'm working on a paper that deals with foreign words and a lot of diacritics. To help with this, I've created a series of macros, so that if I write \wufen it comes out as "wǔfēn". Usually this is ...
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fourier: How to get slanted lower and upper case Greek symbols by default

The fourier package has an option to slant lower case Greek; the upright lower case Greek symbols are then available as \other<symbol> macros. It seems upper case Greek symbols are always ...
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How to further capitalize the First letter of a word already in block? [duplicate]

What I am wishing for is something like the capitalization of word in block in section headings. How may I have it in normal text mode? e.g. I want to further capitalize the B in BLOCK.
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How to make a lowercase month name with \today

All I wish to do is to use \today to output in the format "18 november 2013". With the datetime package I can get to "18 November 2013" with: ...
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Cyrillic \MakeUppercase

\MakeUppercase does not capitalize Cyrillic fonts. I am trying to create a custom document class which would write the section titles in upper case. For this purpose I use the solution provided in ...
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Datetime capitalize month

I'm using the datetime package. How could I have a date format with the month name in capital letters? \usepackage{datetime} % some code here \newdateformat{mifecha}{Bilbao, a \THEDAY~de ...
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How to get all CAPS chapter titles

Trying to get all CAPS chapter titles. Using the following, only the ToC chapter title is all CAPS: \documentclass{memoir} \renewcommand{\chaptitlefont}{\MakeUppercase} \begin{document} ...
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Prevent conversion to lowercase in bibtex

I am using the style ascelike.bst for my reference list, and it gives me almost what I want. Except it converts everything to lowercase Vigdor, Jacob (2008). "The economic aftermath of hurricane ...
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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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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 ...