{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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Capitalising prefix of second name in citation with biblatex

The \Cite command in biblatex capitalises the first prefix in a list of names: \cite: de Jonge and de Bruin \Cite: De Jonge and de Bruin Unfortunately in Dutch publications all prefices need to be ...
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Sentence case for titles in biblatex

I'd like to have the titles of articles in Biblatex in sentence case (first word capitialized, the rest lowercase, override with {}) as is the default in Bibtex. I tried: ...
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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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Proper casing in citation/bibliography titles using biblatex/Biber

My understanding is that bibtex lets the citation style handle capitalization of titles, which is what I would expect from an automated citation tool. Do biblatex and Biber also do this? The document ...
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Personalizing Table of contents

I want to make my table of contents to have the words "Chapter", "Title" and "Page" written in uppercase, like "CHAPTER", "TITLE" and "PAGE". My document class is Book. How can I do it?
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Capitalize chapter* in toc with classicthesis

When adding a chapter entry in the toc, I would like to get it as the other chapters, ie capitalized… For instance, add this line \addcontentsline{toc}{chapter}{Test} between these two lines of ...
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biblatex: sentence case and nested quotation marks

If a title contains formatting commands, how can we hook in \MakeSentenceCase to ensure correct casing and, say, nesting of quotation marks? The example below doesn't work; the quotes are properly ...
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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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Is there a way to change the font style of the “References” section?

Is there a way to change the font style of the "References" section of a document? I'm using the sectsty package to modify section fonts and my code does not seem to affect the "References" section ...
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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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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file

Titles of articles I'm about to cite contain uppercase letters and when using BibTeX it converts them in lowercase ones. This happens only in title and only first letter conserves it's case. For ...
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Description list using package enumitem: how to force lowercase small caps and align body text?

I'm trying to format a description list with small caps for the labels and have the body text a standard distance from the left margin. When I use capitals in the labels (in the real list they are ...
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Macro for typesetting acronyms

All-caps acronyms and brand names like IBM look better when typeset a little smaller than usual. My simple solution is the following macro: \def\<#1>{{\small #1}} It's used like here ...
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Command to uppercase the first letter of each word in a sentence

I'm writing a textboox in latex, and I have things like \textit{some definition}\index{Some Definition} all over the place. I'd like to combine them into something like \define{some definition} ...
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Preserving capitalization in BibTeX titles [duplicate]

I use the LaTeX wikibook a lot and found this solution to preserving capitalization in titles, which is to wrap letters (or whole titles) in curly braces. The phrase "In the event that BibTeX has been ...
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Biblatex, capitalization of arabic names and name prefixes

As we know, using the useprefix option, when name prefixes like von, della etc. are present in the bibliography, enables us to change name sorting as well as capitalize those prefixes using commands ...
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Capitalization with glossaries package

I have the following minimal example in which the \Gls command of the glossaries package does not seem to work. %% % listgloss.text % Minimal file to test functionality and use of glossaries package ...
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Detect beginning of a sentence in a macro for capitalization

Is it possible to make macros give different results at the beginning of a new sentence? Suppose that I want the macro "\secname" to write "Section" at the beginning of a new sentence, and "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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Emphasize word beginning with uppercase letters in code with lstlisting package

Hi I am using the lstlisting package to format my Prolog code within my tex file. In Prolog all variables begin with an uppercase letter. I would like to emphasize them. Is there a way to for example ...
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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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Correct case in namerefs

I'd like to use namerefs within a sentence, and have the case of the resulting text match the position within the sentence. The section title is naturally title case, but is there some command to ...