{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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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 ...
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verbatim text inside italic block

I am trying the following: \begin{frame}[fragile]{OCP en Exceptions} ``If you throw a checked exception from a method in your code and the \verb!catch! is three levels above, \textit{you must declare ...
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How to temporarily remove the formatting in a definition environment?

I have a definition, written as follows: \begin{definition} This is a definition, in which I would like to have a few normal words. \end{definition} Ordinarily, the entire definition is rendered in ...
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Should subscripts in math mode be upright?

In one-letter subscripts, like $x_i$, the subscript is usually typeset italic. Is this the typographically right thing to do? Consider this case: The Boltzmann constant is often written as $k_B$, ...
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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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Specify different fonts for bold and italic with fontspec

The main font I use for my LuaLaTeX document lacks bold and italic variants. I'd like to specify a different font for those variants using the fontspec package. Initially what I had in my preamble ...
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using \textit in \section{} with beamer class

For a presentation using the beamer class (MiKTeX 2.8 with TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista) I need to have the italicized title of a book in a section heading. When I use \textit{...} or \emph{...} ...
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Verse environment won't set in italics

Could someone please help me fix the following problem? I want to typeset an indented paragraph in italics. Using the verse package, the paragraph typesets without a problem, but when I try to add ...
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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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Using bold/italic text inside listings?

How can I use bold text inside a code listing? I wanted to make some parts of the code bold.
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Italic index entries have no link in PDF

I have a problem when adding index entries. When I use just the vanilla \index{...}, the generated PDF contains links on the page numbers in the index. But when using \index{...|textit} to mark index ...
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\emph yields bold-italic using the package “libertine”

How can I make \emph use italics again after loading the package libertine? I suspect that this may be a bug in the font itself. I tried reinstalling the font and upgrading it onto the most recent ...
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How to put the text and symbols “Italic” quickly?

The following is my original texts. \textbf{The Interior Dirichlet Problem:} Given $f\in C(S)$, find $u\in C(\overline{\Omega})$ such that $u$ is harmonic on $\Omega$ and $u=f$ on $S$. Instead of ...
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Palatino italics relatively small in body text?

I'm using Palatino (\usepackage[sc]{mathpazo}) as the main font for my thesis, and it occurred to me that italic (and possibly also bold) body texts are somewhat smaller than the ...
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Italic letters are too loose in math mode

I want to type something like this page http://caml.inria.fr/pub/docs/manual-ocaml/expr.html. So I need to use \begin{align*} and \end{align*} which displays its contents math mode. Therefore italic ...
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blackboard italic font

I would like to make \mathbb{E} italic, i have tried \mathit{\mathbb{E}} and \mathbb{\mathit{E}}, both of them look like \mathbb{E}, I can not see the italic effect. Could anyone help? By the way, I ...
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Overlaying caron and a vowel in boldface and italic styles

I found that a lovely typeface I wanted to use did not contain the graphs ǎ ě ǐ ǒ ǔ ǚ, which I need for Pinyin romanization in text mode. Discussion below takes ǎ as the example. Using the graph ǎ ...
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Can XeLaTeX generate bold and italic font styles for typefaces that lack them?

I use XeLaTeX in order to have easy access to fonts installed on my operating system, and Chinese in particular. Some of the Latin typefaces most pleasing to my eye do not have bold or italic font ...
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\eqref in italic math environnment

When using the amsthm package with the \eqref command, things may not be correct. When the main font of a theorem is italic, the \eqref is non-italic while \ref is italic. Please, see the provided ...
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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 ...