{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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Citations never italicized

I have some citations which appear inside a theorem like \begin{thm}[The Strong Perfect Graph Theorem]\cite[Theorem 8.3]{Cha-Les-Zha11} A graph $G$ is perfect if and only if neither $G$ nor ...
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Greek letters in italic in math equation

I use \Pi and \Sigma in my math equations however, they are not printed in italic like other text. I guess this is because they are symbols and not really text. Putting \textit into the equation has ...
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Why doesn't my italics work?

Why doesn't my XeLaTeX document turn this word into italics? I simply can't figure it out. \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{ifpdf} \usepackage{mla} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} ...
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How to get upright parentheses in the whole document?

My question is, basically, the same as the one in Upright parentheses in italic text: how do I force all parentheses in my document to be upright, without replacing them with some commands "by hand"? ...
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Unable to access “Helvetica Neue Ultralight Italic” font [closed]

I want to put some parts of my document in Helvetica Neue UltraLight italic. I use : \fontspec{Helvetica Neue Ultralight} \selectfont \emph{...} ... or : \textit{...} ... But none of 2 ...
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Can the acronym package be told to use a certain style?

I'm using the acronym package and I'm trying to add generic styling. Specifically, I want the first mention of the acronym to expand the long form in italics. What I've done so far is to say: ...
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cursive letters inside equation

I want to use cursive font inside an equation. I have defined a macro \newenvironment{frcseries}{\fontfamily{frc}\selectfont}{} \newcommand{\textfrc}[1]{{\frcseries#1}} With this I get cursive ...
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epigraph using \textit

I have created epigraph in my book using the latex command \epigraph. I would use \textit style but I got an epigraph that not follow the margin. when I use \textit it became squeezer This is what I ...
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How to display italics with lmodern package [closed]

When I use the lmodern package, I cannot get italics to display. Here is an example: \listfiles % added to get in the log the package versions \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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How to change the font shape in the body of theorem environments?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \newtheorem{defn}{Definition} \newtheorem{pro}{Problem} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{defn} This is the first definition ...
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Remove italics style in bibliography, use only upright font shape

I have a question on the font style of the bibliography. My references use italics for book titles. Is there any command I can set to make sure all text in the bibliography is in one style only, ...
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Non-italic quote in the quote environment

Any idea how to produce a quote in the quote environment that's not italicized (using LyX)? I'm trying to create a presentation in beamer and can't seem to figure it out.
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Italic in ConTeXt

What is the equivalent of the LaTeX-code \textit{} in ConTeX? It sets the text in the brackets italic. There is \it but I am searching for something like \startit...\stopit.
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Bold , italic (and sans-serif) math symbols

I would like to implement the suggestions in the TUGboat 30:3, 2009 about the upright/italic and bold/normal in scalars, vectors and tensors. All this is about math. I use this font: ...
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How to deal with it/sl/bold in lmtt?

I just stumbled upon the fact that the font lmtt (latin modern typewriter) seems to exist in italic slanted bold bold slanted but not bold italic At least the file t1lmtt.fd contains the ...
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Italic Greek characters in Times New Roman

I'm very new to LaTeX! I'm trying to create a template for creating scientific reports as PDFs. I'd like the whole of the document to be in Times New Roman. I've used the package pslatex, which ...
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XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue

In a previous question, a solution was given for changing the font of punctuation marks in a math environment when using mathspec. Unfortunately, this solution gives the punctuation marks in italics ...
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Italics emphasis and punctuation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I include punctuation marks in \emph, or should I place those marks after the command? When emphasizing the last part of a sentence by making it italic, is it ...
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Should lambdas in lambda-calculus be set in italics?

This question is not specific to TeX and derivatives, but I feel that this community is the best to answer it. Should the letter lambda (λ) be typeset upright or in italics in the following ...
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How to get this font in the picture (“MAX-MIN ant system” italic curved font) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are all the font styles I can use in math mode? can you help me find the right command for this font in the picture, look at the "MAX-MIN" words. Thank you
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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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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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If mathcode is used to typeset e and i upright, how to force it italics again?

I'm using \mathcode"69"69 in the preamble, as proposed in a comment in this question, to automatically typeset e and i upright in mathematical equations. The question is, is there a way to get an ...
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Is it possible to italicize journal names and book titles through the .bst file?

I am working on an article for a Springer journal, and the specifications for manuscripts clearly ask to italicize all journal names and book titles. Doing it manually feels stupid, so I wonder if ...
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Incorrect font for ligated glyphs, bold-italics combination, Libertine font

Would appreciate your help with the following code: \begin{definition} The \textbf{confidence interval (CI)} for ... \end{definition} The problem is that the letters "fi" within the word ...
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Why using \mathrm still gives italic text?

I'm writing an equation using the displaymath environment, and I'd like to have the units in non-italic. So I use \mathrm{}, and I write this: \begin{displaymath} P_{AVG}=19.5 + \frac{2180}{5 \cdot ...
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When should an italic font be used for newly-defined terms? [closed]

Let's say I'm writing a paper. In the introduction, I use some term informally, and then later in the text give an exact definition. Intuitively, I would use normal font for the informal uses in the ...
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German-style quotation marks too close to italics letters and mathpazo font package

When I type an text in italic with the Palladio font the German quotation marks are (far) too close to the letters. The problem does not occur with English quotation marks. Is there any solution or ...
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Formatting of coordinates?

In case I want to describe the pixels of a picture with cartesian coordinates, how would I properly typeset the coordinates? Is p_\mathrm{x}, p_\mathrm{y} correct or rather c_x, c_y? x and y represent ...
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Creating my first command

I want to create a command that will format code in a certain way. In this case I want code to be italic and red. So instead of doing \textcolor{red}{\textit code} I want to make a function, if you ...
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Italic/bold font in Lyx

I am using the latest version of lyx and I have selected a custom roman font in the settings menu in my document. I am using this font: http://www.fontspace.com/roger-white/oxford The problem I am ...
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Bold italic math with unicode-math

How can I get the output I get without unicode-math using unicode-math, preferably (not necessarily) using the same code (\boldmath)? I would like the solution to work with at least the XITS and Latin ...
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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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Italic in some words of the title

I want to use a title with a foreign word, which should be in italic. I use KOMA-script. I tried this: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} \tableofcontents The text. \section{Foo ...
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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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How do I italicise individual words within \scshape

I am currently using mathpazo for the font for my thesis. I want to use smallcaps for my section headings (as you can see in the MWE I have set \allsectionsfont to \scshape. The problem is that I have ...
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Italic citation reference for author name using natbib

I'm trying to get italics for the author name within the citation using natbib with agsm style. My MWE: \RequirePackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @BOOK{Smith2011, author = ...
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Itemize & italic with [utopia]{mathdesign} [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeX Gyre Pagella and itemize enviroment gives font warnings I'm using \usepackage[utopia]{mathdesign}. When I include an itemize environment inside a {\itshape ...} ...
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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 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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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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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, ...
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“Correct” way to bold/italicize text?

Is either of these considered better/more readable/more "proper"/more conventional than the other for making text bold? If so, what is the reason? I like my text \textbf{bold} versus: I like my ...
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Latex Listing Format Error

I'm having some difficulty with getting the listings package to properly format code snippets. In particular, it does not consistently bold keywords and italicize comments. The code I am currently ...
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How to get non-italic acute accent in math mode?

$\acute{e}$ makes an italic e with accent in math mode, how can I get the acute accent with a regular letter? I should mention that this is for annotating a plot with matplotlib, so common tricks in ...
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Is there a way to set math mode font non-italic?

I read many things about people wanting math mode in sans-serif font and doing crazy things with packages and options to get that, but I did not find anything that would simply make my math mode font ...
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dot's shape of the italic abbreviation words

I want to write thief (pl. thieves) Which is correct, the \textbf{thief} (\textit{pl.} thieves) or the \textbf{thief} (\textit{pl}. thieves) ?
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Non italic text in theorems, definitions, examples

What package should I use, or what setting can I make to the font in theorems so that the text wouldn't be italic. I use amsmath, and from default, everything I write in theorem environments becomes ...
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Bold, italic math (\bm) and sansmath

I'm typesetting both text and math in Latin Modern, except for the figures, where I would like to use a sans serif font for both text and math. I need to follow the ISO recommendations for math ...