{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 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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Uppercase column in tabular

I need one column of my table to be uppercased. My code which does not work as I want: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{c>{\MakeUppercase}c} a ...
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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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Make the glossary title upper case in header

I'm using the report class with twoside parameter. I'm using fancyhdr to configure the headers/footer. I'm using the glossaries package to generate a glossary. The glossary is the only chapter in my ...
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Command to uppercase the first letter of a maths command

This question is a bit similar to Command to uppercase the first letter of each word in a sentence. What I want is to build a new command for being used just at math mode, using the ...
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Acronyms in upper/lower case [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to render individual acronyms in lower case when used inline, but mixed case in the list of acronyms? I'm using the acronym package. When I use an acronym in full, ...
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Bibtex reference capitalisation concerning surname additions (van, van der, 't, etc) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bibtex handling of the Dutch “van” name prefix with natbib In Dutch many people have a surname addition (Jan de Vries, Peter van Sluik), which are capitalized when the ...
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Uppercase until end of group

In LaTeX, all font commands have two versions, one requires an argument (\textbf, \textit, \textsc etc), other changes the font until the end of group (\bfseries, \itshape, \scshape etc). The latter ...
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Titlesec and ACM conference format: How to get proper capitalization of sections

The ACM conference format requires that the first three sections "Catagories and Subject Descriptors", "General Terms" and "Keywords" be special sections with lowercase titles. All other sections ...
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uppercase and \spacefactor

Apparently, \uppercase forgets about the \spacefactor at the end. For example, {What is the spacefactor?} \the\spacefactor. returns What is the spacefactor? 3000. while \uppercase{What is ...
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Write “A in bibliography but see” a

I'm writing my bibliography and in a title I wrote the following code: @inproceedings { R14, Author = {}, Booktitle = {}, Title = {`` A fully integrated..."}, Year = {} } But when I see ...
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How to render individual acronyms in lower case when used inline, but mixed case in the list of acronyms?

I would like to output acronyms with the first letter of a word in upper case when they are printed to the list of acronyms. However, it certain cases I would like to print the written out form in ...
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titlesec and bibliography

I use titlesec to capitalize and display the chapter title at the center. Everything is fine until I get to the bibliography, the word 'bibliography' is not capitalized. Here is an example ...
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Titlesec and xcolor not playing nicely?

I am trying to use the titlesec and xcolor packages together (well, actually, the tufte-book class is, but that's another story.) Here is a minimal LaTeX file that illustrates my problem: ...
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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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Can I set it so that math mode has uppercase letters not italicized?

Is there a way to set it so that math mode automatically stops italicizing upper-case letters? That is, so that $U$ produces the effect of what is now $\mathrm{U}$? I am using computer modern. I am ...
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Headings in report documentclass [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Headers in book format I am working with report documentclass. I have this in my preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{report} \pagestyle{headings} I would ...
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How to get capital letters in the titles of a biblatex bibliography [closed]

I am using biblatex together with biber and the biblatex-fiwi package. Each word in the title data entry of the items in my bibliography should have an initial capital letter. Is there any easy way ...
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Upper and lowercase of a word in the \section heading

I'm using the \section command and wanted to change just two letters of a word to be in lowercase. How can I accomplish this? I have tried using \small command but it will not change it. ...
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Acronyms in section names with classic thesis

I have troubles using acronym package with classicthesis package when I put an acronym in a section name. The least reproducible example I could come up with is this: \documentclass{scrreprt} % If I ...
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Automatically capitalize macro output if used after a period [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Detect beginning of a sentence in a macro for capitalization Is it possible to write a macro that is able to determine if it is used at the beginning of a sentence? For ...
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Capitalization of references [closed]

This question is probably beyond the scope of just TeX, but certainly interesting to many. When referencing a figure, a lemma, or an equation in a paper, is there a general rule of whether or not to ...
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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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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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Switching a string in a token register to lowercase and processing via the package soul

I would like to store a string in a token register, transform it to all-lowercase, and process the resulting string via the macro \caps provided by the package soul. That is to say, transform the ...
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Using acronyms at start of sentence

I want it to capitalize the first letter of an expanded acronym used at the start of a sentence, like: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are ... I tried to define a new command \Acp for ...
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change the font of chapter title and section title

I am trying to change the font and format of heading using titlesec package. However it gives me the following error. Missing { inserted \tableofcontents <br> Missing { inserted ...
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Acute/grave accents: upper case versus low case

The acute and grave accents on capital letters are more squat and flatter than on lower case letters. Compare \'A with \'a. What is the code for the squatter acute/grave on capitals if I want it ...
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How to force lower case in the title?

I need to force some letters to be lower case in the title because it is part of a mathematician's name (deRham). How can I do that?
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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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Turkish characters to small caps

Small caps (\sc) is not producing dotted I (İ) Here is mwe \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Capitalize the first letter in acronym list

When using the acronym package I would like to capitalize the first letter in the acronym description (e.g., Direct current). But when used in text I would like to have the word in lower letters. ...
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Create a capitalized macro token using \csname

Two things I understand and one thing I don't: I often use \csname to create user-defined tokens. For instance, the following code uses \expandafter to expand everything between \csname and ...
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How to print “LaTeX” as shown in many tutorials and books? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to write (La)TeX (with braces) [or any other TeX-related logo] I came across the tug tutorial, and writing down the very first basic example of printing simple ...
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Capitalise table of contents title with tocloft

Simple question, but I can't put the answer together through googleing. I want to capitalize the table of contents TITLE in my LaTeX document. Nothing else. I'm using the tocloft package and various ...
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Automatically capitalise the first word in each sentence

I'm writing a report together with another person, and he often neglects to use a capital letter at the start of each sentence. Is it possible to get LaTeX to correct this automatically instead of ...
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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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amsart.cls capitalizes the article title. How to disable it?

I am writing an article with amsart.cls. amsart.cls capitalizes the title of the article. I looked into amsart.cls and found that \MakeUppercase is used in \maketitle. I tried to turn off this, but I ...
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Turkish characters to uppercase

I can't make uppercase of turkish characters like Giriş Tex converts it to GIRIş instead of GİRİŞ.. It's making me crazy. %this is mwe i guess \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Applying \lowercase to index entries

I would like to sort the index entries independent of case. Initially I was getting (code provided in MWE) the image on the left. So, that seemed like an easy fix: just apply \lowercase (uncomment ...
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Page header - Upper and lower case

First of all: this is the first time that I use LaTeX. I have these commands that create my header: \usepackage[headsepline,plainheadsepline]{scrpage2} \pagestyle{scrheadings} \clearscrheadfoot ...
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Is there a special hyphen-symbol to be used between capital letters?

In words consisting of small letters, the - hyphen seems right. In words (abbreviations, acronyms) consisting of capital letters, the common hyphen appears (at least imho) to be placed too low and to ...
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Generate labels using xstring and \Makelowercase

I am trying to write a command that allows me to reference a subsection with a generated label. The idea is that when I declare a step \step{Long Name With Many Uppercase Letters}, the generated ...
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Headers in book format

I am writting my thesis. I don't want the headers in each chapter to appear just in capital letters. Can I override the class file to get the header as " My First Chapter"?
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How do I prevent TeX from hyphenating acronyms?

Upper-case words look awkward when hyphenated. How do I suppress this behavior?
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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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How to uppercase/lowercase the ending 's' in plural acronyms

I'm using a template that somebody else has created, so I don't know if the default LaTeX acronym option is to upper- or lowercase the ending 's', but I would like to have it lowercase. Currently it ...
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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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Page headers in uppercase (amsbook+chapterbib+natbib)

I have the following problem which has been driving me crazy for quite some time now. Using the amsbook class for whatever you are intending to use it for, in the end you will end up having your page ...
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Preventing \MakeUppercase from affecting mathematics

Is there a way to prevent \MakeUppercase from affecting in-text equations? In this example, abc should change to ABC, but n should be left as it is. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...