{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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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} \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@series}{bf}}{...
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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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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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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} \end{...
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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 I'...
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citation square brackets upright in theorems

How to set up the citation square brackets 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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Upright math in italic lemma [duplicate]

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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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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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 upright-math-...
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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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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 Text}~\...
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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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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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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} {\normalfont\fontfamily{phv}\fontsize{16}{...
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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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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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How do I italicise book titles rather than underline them? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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 to change text to normal font inside \itshape?

I have the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{amsmath} \newenvironment{italic}{\begin{quote}\itshape}{\end{quote}} \DeclareMathOperator{\rad}{rad} \...
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Theoremstyle with line break but non italic text

I use the theorems (from the amsthm-package) to specify definitions, examples and so on.. I want them to do two things: 1) line break after the label 2) non italic text within the theorem! I ...
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Spacing between letters of multi-letter identifier changes randomly

I use multi-letter identifiers in my thesis, for which I wrote macros, for example: \newcommand{\spec}{\mathit{Spec}} In a text, I always refer to these identifiers as: some words $\spec$ even ...
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Italicizing of amsthm package

I'm using the amsthm package, and I noticed that a remark is automatically italicized, while a theorem and a proposition are not. What other keywords have their content automatically italicized by ...
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Upgreek symbol in text mode and display mode should be Roman [closed]

In latex ell symbol are shown to be italic font. But We want that symbol to be Roman. I have tried in upgreek style but not yet that output. How to get it Roman?
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KPfonts small caps italic

I don't seem to make kpfonts work with small caps italic text. This is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kpfonts} \newcommand*{\mytext}{Testing 1 2 3 testing!} \begin{document} \textsc{\...
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What is going on with kerning when comparing math italics to italics?

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ll} Math & $AUC$ \\ Italics & \textit{AUC} \\ \end{tabular} \end{document} In ...
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How to change the font style in \IEEEkeywords [closed]

IEEE papers has \IEEEkeyword command to write the keywords. I used \renewcommand\IEEEkeywordsname{Index Terms} to change that text to Index Terms. But the font of the keywords I obtained is italics ...
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How to make a vector bold and italic inside an equation

I want all my equations to be in italics and the vectors to be bold as well. When I write the following LaTeX code it gives italic equations: \begin{equation} F = kx \end{equation} But when I re-...
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LaTeX Font Catalogue in Italic

The LaTeX Font Catalogue is a very good place to look for nice fonts easily usable with LaTeX. For instance, one can look for all the serif fonts to compare them and find the most appropriate one. ...
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Copying italics text from Word to LaTeX

I'm copying text from Microsoft Word and pasting it into my LaTeX editor. I've been manually replacing all instances of italics with \emph{}, but is there a way to do it faster? The process would ...
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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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make math symbol italic

I must admit that I don't really know my way around LaTeX, pretty much at all. Anyway, here's my problem: I want to include the symbols \flat and \sharp in my text. Unfortunately I only receive ...
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\underset italicizes whatever in it

I'm trying to write a simple argmin equation. However \underset command italicizes whatever in it. Here is my code: \begin{align} \label{Eq:argmin} &{x}={\arg\underset{p}{\rm min}}\{N_{clip}(\...
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Why does fake slant only seem to work after italics has been used? [closed]

Based on this question, can someone explain this behavior: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ SlantedFont={Linux Libertine O}, SlantedFeatures={FakeSlant=0.30}, ...
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How do I slant variables when using eulervm?

Using fontspec and xetex, when in text mode I can define: \renewcommand{\textsl}[1]{{\fontspec[FakeSlant=0.2]{Neo Euler} #1}} and I get slanted characters using Neo Euler (to fake the missing ...
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Bold and italic at the same time (beamer)

How can I make some text bold and italic at the same time (in the beamer class)? This example does not seem to work: \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{Copenhagen} \begin{document} \frame{ A number ...
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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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Footnotes with italicized letters

I would like to use italicized superscript letters for footnotes rather than numbers. How could I do this? Example: This is text.a And more text.b a Footnote 1. b Footnote 2.