{italic} is specifically about making document elements italic (or removing this font attribute). For questions about {italic-correction}, use the tag of the same name. For general questions about formatting document elements, use {formatting} instead.

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Number in newtheoremstyle is not italic

I defined and used a new theormestyle using amsmath package: \newtheoremstyle{standard} {\topsep} % ABOVESPACE {\topsep} % BELOWSPACE {\normalfont} % BODYFONT % \itshape {0pt} ...
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Typeset an upright ell

The $\ell$ character in math-mode is clearly slanted to match the usual slant of math-mode characters. Is there a way to typeset an upright version, that won't look slanted amid other ...
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Apostrophe breaks comments in lstlisting

I defined a command to simplify the writing of code listings of (pseudo-) C code: \lstdefinestyle{c}{ language=C, basicstyle=\small\sffamily, numbers=left, numberstyle=\tiny, frame=L, ...
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Define certain letter in math-mode to be always non-italic

Imagine I have a 500 page book about complex numbers. But I always wrote just j in math-mode as the imaginary unit. But I should have written \mathrm{j}. Is there a command I could write into my ...
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Removing italic formatting from if statement

I would like the if statement to have "current stage" in serif and "satisfies" as normal text. The following code produces both with italics: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{algorithm2e} ...
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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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Should superscript and subscript be upright in this case? [duplicate]

What do you think which notation is better to read? The set $B^{high} = {b_1, \ldots, b_n}$ should indicate the set of all buildings which are high and $B^{low} = {b_1, \ldots, b_n}$ all buildings ...
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Cannot typeset cyrillic text in italics and bold at the same time using the LinuxLibertine font

I cannot tell if the following is a bug in the LinuxLibertine OTF files or if it is a bug in XeLaTeX (or both?). The problem is: when I try to typeset cyrillic text in italic and bold, the glyphs ...
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Long format of acronyms in italic

I'm using the acronym package and I would like to know if is there anyway I can set the expanded text of all acronyms to appear in italic, even if I'm calling them with \ac{}. Thanks in advance
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Detecting the local style in a text with ConTeXt

I would like to detect the local style in a text. What is the ConTeXt equivalent of such these LaTeX commands? \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@shape}{it}}{italic}{not italic} ...
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Does italic math originate from TeX?

When I look in old mathematical textbooks from the seventies and before, mathematics is always upright. Their use of italic letters in other contexts, however, shows that this is not because of ...
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metaUML class diagram: set some methods as abstract in an abstract class

I usually found the answer of my questions in StackExchange or over Internet. But this time I can't. I look for a lot yesterday and I didn't find a solution. Recently I started to use LaTex, and I'm ...
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Alternative to textit in LaTeX

I have one text that need to be italicized. \textit{some text2 ~\\ some text2} But i found ~\\ converted to \newline\. Is there any alternative to \textit? Is there any alternative to \it?
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Verbatim environment with gray background color and italics

I want a verbatim environment with gray background color and italics(bold fonts may be used also). The \lstlisting can set background but can't set italics. The \mdframed combined with \alltt can ...
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always upright parenthesises and brackets

I was suggested by my thesis referee that parenthesizes () and citation brackets [] (I only use square brackets generated by biblatex)should always be in upright. This is indeed the same question as ...
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Upright parentheses in italic text

This question led to a new package: embrac Bringhurst, in Elements of Typographic Style, recommends to use upright parentheses in italic text (i.e., write 'a (simple) example' as opposed to 'a ...
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Inconsolata italics?

Please see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/23975828/how-to-specify-non-standard-font-in-fancyvrb-verbatim/ for the start of this discussion. I am using fancyvrb to create a fancy Verbatim ...
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Use textit in listing

How can I use \textit in a listing? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting}[label=test] Some code. \textit{This should be italic.} Some code. \end{lstlisting} ...
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Problem using italics in fonts with optical size feature

I come across a strange problem when using fonts with different optical sizes. When compiling the following example (using either lualatex or xetex) \documentclass[10pt]{memoir} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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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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Biblatex italicizes @MISC entries

I made my bibliography using Biblatex: \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} and it works fine except that all of the @MISC entries, which I use to cite websites, are all italicized. This would ...
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citation square brakets upright in theorems

How to set up the citation square brakets and numbers in upright in theorems while keeping other stuffs slanted? (This style is suggest by my professor.) The usual appearance is the following ...
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How to display the text in a new environment italic?

I created a new environment: \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{mdframed} \newenvironment{test} {\begin{mdframed}[backgroundcolor=gray, linewidth=1pt]} {\end{mdframed}} I'd like to ...
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Trigonometric notation with Initial capital Letter and Italic

How can we make First letter Capital while using trigonometric functions. eg: \cos (60^\circ) gives simple cos (all in small). What is needed is 'Cos' (with initial capital). For italics in mactex i ...
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Bold italic vectors

I am trying to display vectors as bold and italic. The command \mathbf sets the letters non-italic. I also googled a bit and stumbled upon \mathbf{\em y} or \mathbfit{y}, which all didn't work. I ...
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Proper semantics for italicized foreign words and phrases

In English, foreign words and phrases such as per se and ibid. should be italicized, as shown here. There might be a number of ways to accomplish this in LaTeX: with \emph{per se} with \textit{per ...
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Upright math in italic lemma

I naively entered the following math-mode/text mix in a theorem environment, but the way LaTeX treats the parenthesis doesn't seem right. Especially upright math formulas in italic text parenthesis ...
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Warning/Error While using textit

This refers to previous question. Alternative to textit in LaTeX I am using textit for making text italic. \documentclass[11pt,table,a5paper]{article} \begin{document} \textit{\textbf{Some ...
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Is there a way to make all my \gls{} links italic

I'm using the glossaries package to define a glossary. However, I would like all \gls{} references to appear in italic. Is there any way to do this without adding \it everywhere?
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standard order for bold+italic?

It's a small, small matter, but when something has to be made both bold and italic, is there any reason to prefer \textbf{\textit{text}} over \textit{\textbf{text}} ?
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How display italic fonts like an article document in beamer?

I wish to display italics like this that are used in article documents, but within a beamer document with the default use and font themes.
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Bold and italic subsection title with custom font size

I have defined fontsize, and even with your answered question help I solved the situation in this way: \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter} ...
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TeX causing run-on italicized sentences that break formatting

Total neophyte to TeX, trying to type up a term paper due tonight and I keep getting really weird errors during compile. I'm not sure if this question has been asked before, but I don't really know ...
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Italicizing an Author in Biblatex

I would like to italicize the presenting author's name for conference papers in my bibliography. I am using biblatex and I don't know how to do it. (I also don't know how to do it with bibtex.) I ...
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italic doesn't admit line break latex

I am really new in Latex, I have the problem with italic, when I am using \emph{.} to make words italic, it doesnt admit to line break: How can I use this problem? UPDATE k├Ânnten in vier ...
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Access Specific Alternate Glyph in XeTeX

I'm trying to use Minion Pro Italic font, specifically I would like to use the italic "g" with an open tail - instead of the default two-story version. I found that it is defined as an alternate ...
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How do I de-italicise text in maths mode? [duplicate]

$\widetilde{V}$ gives me an italicised V. Is there some way that I can de-italicise this V?
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Italic shape needed in small caps fonts

I am using MiKTeX 2.5 version. Is there any possibility to change the small caps fonts in italic shape? I had tried as like below \textit{\textsf{Small Caps}}% This will gives the Regular Small ...
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Define particle names to use upright greek letters in math mode

Currently I have my electron neutrino & beta particle marco defined as \newcommand{\eneutrino}{\ensuremath{\nu_e}} \newcommand{\belectron}{\ensuremath{\beta^{-}}} ...
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Language sensitive italicized quotation with csquotes

In what follows: \documentclass[fontsize=11pt]{book} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \frenchbsetup{IndentFirst=false} \begin{document} text ...
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How do I italicise book titles rather than underline them?

I've been editing a bst file and want to italicise the titles of books, I tried the suggestion in this thread Is it possible to italicize journal names and book titles through the .bst file? , but I ...
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Is it possible to have italic and bold text, and linebreaks under the \underline{text} command?

I was trying to emphasize text with \textbf, \textit and \underline commands. But the text will not automatically wrap to the next line. I also tried the {ulem} package, and it did not work too. Does ...
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Right arrow without italics

How can I print a \rightarrow or \Rightarrow (I really don't care, I just want an arrow...) without the following words being in italics? This sentence added for grammar control.
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LuaLaTeX protrusion problem with Negative value

Please see the following screen shots. As you can see there are two "overfull" hbox there. However, LaTeX does not produced any overfull box warning at all. I tried to produce a minimal working ...
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I can't get my text to be italic on a poster

There is a few words that I want to make italic/ emphasized on a poster. I have tried \textit{State}, \it{State}, {\itshape State}, and \emph{State} and nothing works. I am using \usepackage{garamond} ...
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Non-italic \emph, italic biblatex titles

The internal Biblatex \mkbibemph macro defaults to being an alias for \emph (see section 4.10.4 Auxiliary Commands and Hooks in its documentation). It is used with \DeclareFieldFormat to typeset ...
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Italicizing emphatic speech: Italic or upright quotation marks? [closed]

This is a typography question. I'm not sure if it's on-topic here; please feel free to migrate to a more appropriate site if necessary. I'm typesetting HPMOR for private amusement, and the online ...
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Ctrl+I produces Tab character instead of italizing text

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce 4.8. Only in some applications, namely TexStudio (v2.6.6) and TexMaker (v4.1), Ctrl+I inserts one Tab character instead of making text italic. How do I troubleshoot ...
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Search for word and italicize

I'm using LaTeX to format my books now. When I transitioned one of my books from Word to LaTeX, the italicized words didn't carry over, so I used the command \textit{word}. But after sending it to my ...
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How can I changethe formatting of the journal entry to italics with vancouver.bst?

[vancouver.bst][1] output does not provide by defaults italics for the journal title. Is there any way to change this?