{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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Create \eqref* (\eqref without link, i.e. starred eqref)

I want to create a command \eqref*, which is the same like \eqref, but without a clickable link. There are similar commands for \ref (\ref*) and \autoref (\autoref*) which achieve this behaviour, but ...
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Avoiding italicization in math mode [duplicate]

I want to avoid text being italicized when it's inside dollar signs. For example I want the Gal part of $Gal(f)$ to show as plain text, without having to write Gal$(f)$. How do I do this? Thanks.
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Italic roman page numbering in frontmatter

I'm using the memoir documentclass, and I would like to have roman page numbering, in the front matter, in italic. Does anyone know how to do it or can reference me something to read? P.S. I am ...
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\emph not working with TrueType font on XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I am using a font package on my computer as both "roman" and "sans" font in such a way that \setromanfont{Chaloult_Cond} \setsansfont{Chaloult_Cond} although it is a sans font. This makes great ...
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How can I set uppercase greek letters as italic in math mode by default?

This is a follow up question to here. The recommended solution doesn't work for me. I therefore let all my mathematical packages in the MWE. The result is an upright Psi followed by an italic Psi. I ...
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Bibtex - Make Title italic, Rest Upright

Is it possible to change the behaviour/settings of bibtex so that the title (of a book, article, paper, thesis, etc.) is always italic and everyhing else (e.g. author, journal, edition, etc.) is ...
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Beamer: how to make theorem-like block (with free title)

I often use CambridgeUS, the only negative part about is that when I put theorems in blocks, it's not see clear where that theorem ends. So I would like the body of the theorem to be in italic. ...
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Automatic upright math when text is in italic

This is in a way a follow-up to this question about upright math. I would like to have upright math (essentially variable names) when I use a theorem-like environment with statement in italic. This ...
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Style same type of element throughout document

I am new to Latex and am wondering if there exists anything like a class in HTML. I have been writing a bunch of documents lately and all my \items have needed to be italized, is there some way to ...
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How can I fix a problem where italics prevent line breaking when using microtype? [duplicate]

I wish to use protrusion and expansion from microtype as I like the look you get with them. I use amsthm and typeset theorems in italic as usual (with \theoremstyle{plain}). With microtype enabled, ...
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Overriding `\bfseries` and `\itshape` to do special things for certain families

My problem arises from trying to work around the issue described in question 26276: I want to use SizeFeatures to explicitly select another family for small sizes, but this causes bold / italic / etc. ...
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Is there a bold italic \sigma and a sans serif bold italic \sigma?

And they look differently? I'm trying to typeset iso conform (vectors bold italic and tensors sans serif bold italic). Mechanical stress $\sigma$ is a tensor, but I also want to typeset the normal ...
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Italic small caps in urw-garamond?

I'm using the urw-garamond mathdesign package, which doesn't support italic small-caps. Is there a decent substitute I can use? I've tried the slantsc package with no luck.
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How to set italics and bold shortcuts like *bold* or _italic_

I remember seeing a possible solution here, but can't find it. Is there any way to simplify bold and italics so that instead of \textbf{bold text} and \textit{italics text} I use simple marks like (...
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remove italics from align

\begin{align*} P2P &- Peer-to-Peer Network\\ %..... \end{align*} I have a Abbreviation page in my PDF. For aligning all the '-' I am using align*. All the content inside align shows up in ...
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Remove punctuation (comma) after year

For American Society of Genetics journal (Genetics), the bibliography format is somewhat strange. It requires no parenthesis or comma after year field. Beadle, G. B. et al. 2009 Title of the paper....
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\textit doesn't work with babel’s russian and mathptmx

\textit doesn't work in a LaTeX template for a thesis in English. Now I am writing my thesis in Russian using the same template. MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Wide accents in Times font are not positioned correctly

I use txfonts or newtx packages to typeset in Times font (NimbusRomNo9L). However, wide accents in math mode are too wide or placed incorrectly, such that they touch the next symbol. \documentclass{...
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Aligning \overline to “italics” font

In math mode, the slanted characters look somewhat disconnected from an \overline: $\overline{P}$ looks odd; of course I would like the bar to be aligned more on the right, at least as much slanted as ...
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Partial italic text in PDF bookmarks

In my LaTeX file I've got some chapter titles with partial italicised text. With the hyperref package, I get the required bookmarks, etc. but the style for these partial italicised text disappears. ...
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Removing the italicized parts from an APA bibliography

This journal guidelines requires that References should follow the APA style, but without any use of italic type In the apa6 package some parts of the references are italicized. I'm wondering,...
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Bar-less “f” and finetuning existing characters

Specific question I would like to produce an italic f without the crossbar. Can I do this relatively straightforwardly? This letter, esh (ʃ), is Unicode U+01A9, U+0283. The esh of tipa.sty only ...
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How to make bold and italic symbol inside an equation? [duplicate]

My problem is to make bold and italic symbol \widehat{abc}. According to Online LaTeX Equation Editor I should use \boldsymbol, but it seems not to work in TeXMaker. Also \mathit{\mathbf{\widehat{x}}...
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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 $\bar{G}$...
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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} \begin{...
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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 \end{...
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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, i.e.,...
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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: \usepackage[...
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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 ...