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Linux Libertine Italic Spacing

I believe this is related, but my issue is not math-specific. The problem is: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[12pt]{article} % PACKAGES ...
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Macro to be used in a \section command that has no effect in the table of contents

I need a macro that is executed only in the main document (within a section title) and then disappears (for the table of contents). A minimal example where this occurs is this: ...
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How does italic correction work?

How does italic correction work? Where are the correction values looked up? Why is it not automatically included? What is the effect of multiple \/ or \/ in odd places such as between letters or ...
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How to use italic correction for slanted letters (\textsl)?

Is there italic correction specific to slanted letters (\textsl)? I always use \textsl for slanted letters (not \slshape), so would redefining \slshape to add an \/ at the end be the easiest way of ...
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italic correction in math mode

I use txfonts and \texttt in italics in math mode, but the letters' italic correction is not working: an italic/"TT" letter "d" adjacent to a closing parenthesis touches it. Here is minimal sample ...
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^\sharp with slanted italic font

With certain fonts with strongly slanted italics are used in math mode, $f^\sharp$ collides the f and the \sharp. Is there a good way to deal with this, except for adding some kind of manual italic ...
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Italic/slanted math font and kerning

I'd like to write a macro for typesetting slanted letters in bold for highlighting vectors. I've used this implemenation: \newcommand\vect[1]{\text{\bfseries\sffamily\slshape#1\/}} But I've run ...
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How can I enable italic correction for LuaTeX?

LuaTeX ignores mathematical italic correction by default, as noted by Khaled Hosny. This leads to some awful errors when using some alphabet which is very slanted, like XITS' mathematical script ...
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Contradiction in a TeXbook example?

This might be a little OT, but I'm curious about this: in the TeXbook the excercises 4.1 and 4.2 mention the italic correction needed in some cases. One such case is: {\it f\/} Since TeX is only ...
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theorem-like environments: italic correction and endmark placement

How would you define theorem-like environments so that: (1) theorems are set in italics with italic correction and (2) proof endmarks occur directly after text?
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Math letter's italic correction

Are there a way to display PS and TN and CD and so forth (product of two variables) more beautifully? The normal CM font puts a wide space between the left letter and right letter. If use the ...
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Italic Correction for Linux Libertine Font

I was looking for a new font for the manuals of my LaTeX packages and found the Linux Libertine most pleasing. However it seems that it doesn't support italic correction (yet). I assume that a font ...
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biblatex, hyperref and punctuation issue

And a little bit more biblatex stuff: I've noticed that, when using hyperref, there is an issue in form of an ugly space between the citation and the punctuation (be it comma or period). Please, take ...
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Space between emphasized word and parenthesis

When I have the following text (\emph{WSJ}) the J will touch the parenthesis in an ugly way (my opinion). Is LaTeX supposed to keep some space there? How can I get some more space there in a a nice ...
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Bad spacing of math letters within italic text

I use the standard AMS theorem style, which means that my theorems are set in italic. In combination with math variables, this sometimes gives horrible spacing: The input If $U$ or $V$ \dots yields ...