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textsl in Beamer

I notice that the \textit and \textsl behave much alike in Beamer. The following MWE produces the image: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{} \textsl{Welcome to my world!} ...
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Slanted TIPA text [closed]

I'm relatively new to LaTex, and am using it to write my linguistics thesis. I started out in TexShop. Although the TIPA faq says you can't use italics with TIPA, this seemed to be working fine. Now ...
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How to use fakeslant as slanted but not italic font with fontspec?

Using fontspec with Luatex it is possible to create a fake slant and use that as italic should no italics be around: \setmainfont[ AutoFakeSlant=0.15 ] {FontName} However, also if an ...
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Italic small caps in urw-garamond?

I'm using the urw-garamond mathdesign package, which doesn't support italic small-caps. Is there a decent substitute I can use? I've tried the slantsc package with no luck.
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What is the difference between italics and slanted text?

As I understand, LaTeX supports both via \textit and \textsl respectively, but what is the difference between the two?
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How to make a slanted vertical bar?

I'm stumped on this. I would like to make a slanted (and italic) vertical bar in the middle of some regular text. If I use $|$, it comes out literally vertical regardless of style, since it's a math ...
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Is testing f@shape considered best practice method for reliably detecting italic and slant modes?

Subject says it all. Is testing f@shape the cleanest, clearest, simplest, most reliable way to check for italic and slant modes? e.g.: \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@shape}{sl}}{italic}{not italic} ...
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KOMA-Script: “bad” italic in page header

Because of trouble with upright Greek characters, I decided to switch from latin modern to Bitstream Charter (even though I don't really like it). It seems that together with the mathdesign package, ...