A {slanted} font, in TeX terminology, is one that is sloped from the vertical, but the letters in the font have the same shape as the ordinary {roman}.

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Slanted text to the left

How can I get slanted text to the left instead? Instead of the usual way slant/italic slants to the right.
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Generating an oblique (slanted) font in LuaLaTeX

With LuaLaTeX, I am using an OpenType font family (Dolly Pro) with roman small caps but no italic small caps. My block quote style uses italics, which I like, but one of my quotations has the ...
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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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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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How to compute xslant and yslant

There must be an easy way to compute the required values of xslant and yslant to obtain the text in the "correct plane". Below I have guessed at then, but that is a very tedious process. The desired ...
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What is the correct way to create slanted text in ConTeXt?

I need to write some romanized foreign words within a passage of English text. Generally, such words should appear as slanted text. I created this simple document and noticed that while both \it and ...
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A “math font error” I fixed but, don't know what was wrong

I was typing my homework and got this error: ! LaTeX Error: \mathfrak allowed only in math mode. Recently I added some macros to my macro file that gives mathfrak text when used so, I figured I must ...
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fourier: How to get slanted lower and upper case Greek symbols by default

The fourier package has an option to slant lower case Greek; the upright lower case Greek symbols are then available as \other<symbol> macros. It seems upper case Greek symbols are always ...
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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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Is there a theorem style with slanted headfont?

I would like to create a theorem style with slanted text in heads. What's the way? I tried with the thmtools package by \declaretheoremstyle[headfont=\textsl]{slantedhead} ...
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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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Macro to be used in a \section command that has no effect in the table of contents

I need a macro that is executed only in the main document (within a section title) and then disappears (for the table of contents). A minimal example where this occurs is this: ...
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How to use italic correction for slanted letters (\textsl)?

Is there italic correction specific to slanted letters (\textsl)? I always use \textsl for slanted letters (not \slshape), so would redefining \slshape to add an \/ at the end be the easiest way of ...
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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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How to get both usual text as well as all mathematical symbols in slanted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make mathfont respect the surrounding family I have text in slanted, but I would like to get the math symbols in between also in slanted. (To be precise, with the ...
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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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Weird behavior when using small caps and slanted fonts with fontspec in XeLaTeX

I use XeLaTeX and the fontspec package. Now, I like to use Linux Libertine as standard font. The slanted (not italics) characters are stored in a different font. Now, to use them with \slshape, I ...
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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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How do I get fake slant (italics) with XeLaTeX?

I am setting my font using this: \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Tahoma} But text labelled \textit or \itshape isn't appearing italicised. is there a way to setup fake italics?