{small-caps} is about the use and provision of small capitals: uppercase (capital) characters set at the same height as lowercase characters (usually 1ex).

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Acronym at sentence start: capital or not?

The recommended way of typesetting acronyms is using small caps, e.g.: This technique is called Remote Procedure Calling or {\scshape rpc}. However, if the acronym occurs at the beginning of the ...
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Old style number, bold small caps, and Palatino

I'd like to be able to have all three of the following in my document: the Palatino font bold and small caps old-style figures I'm currently using mathpazo with the options [osf] to get 1 and 3, ...
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The first character uppercase

How can I typeset this in LaTeX:
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BibLatex modification: no small caps in authors [duplicate]

When using the code from this question, I get the names of authors in small caps. Is it possible to have it in normal text ? The MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{memoir} %% -1- Encoding Stuff % ...
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txfontsb small caps

For some reason I get an error message when using \textsc{} with txfontsb.sty. It can be my installation but since txfonts.sty is working I am bewildered. The MWE is here: \documentclass{article} ...
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Problem with letter “\dj” in small-caps font

The letter \dj has its bar placed too high when used in lower case small caps, e.g. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[croatian]{babel} \begin{document} \textsc{\dj} \end{document} What ...
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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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Looking for guides on setting text with regards to good typography

I'm about to dive into LaTeX in preparation for writing a (technical) Master's Thesis. Since I'm kind of disappointed with the disregard to typography that is sometimes shown in such works I want to ...
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Lowercase small caps in section/subsection/…

I'm interested in setting the titles of section and more in lowercase small caps. And I don't know how to automatically achieve this. \documentclass{scrartcl} \setkomafont{sectioning}{\scshape} ...
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Using \scshape and \bfseries together

A very obvious one I suspect, but when I try to do the following the small caps are over-ruled by the boldface, so I get lowercase rhubarb rhubarb. Is there an easy way to get \scshape\bfseries? ...
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In fancyhdr, ensure every letters in chapter/title names are in lowercase

In designing novels, (Document-class Book KOMA SCRIPT) I prefer to use all-small-caps in the running heads. Please find the first example, where both howards end and chapter 29 were all set in ...
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Conflict between microtype, LuaLaTeX, and otf fonts when typesetting material in small-caps

I'm using the microtype package (microtype beta 2.5 build 08) to modify my document and I'd like to retain its functionality across all font shapes with the exception of small-caps (\scshape). How do ...
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Where should I use \textsc? [closed]

When should I use macro \textsc ? What is common practice in document like diploma thesis? Should I use it for names of persons, names of described entities of particular interest or in some other ...
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Theorems in classicthesis with \spacedlowsmallcaps as headerfont

I am using the classicthesis package and would like to add custom Theorems and Proof styles. I am also using the amsthm package. Page 10 & 11 of the manual for classicthesis show a sample code in ...
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Losing small caps for serif font when merging mathpazo and sourcesanspro

I use mathpazo font package to write my document. I use small caps for some text. When I add sourcesanspro font package small caps don't work any more for normal serif font. Here it is my MWE: ...
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cfr-lm & sans serif small caps

How can I have the sans serif small caps with this fonts? \documentclass{book} % Latin Modern with oldstyle digits \usepackage[% rm={oldstyle,proportional},% sf={oldstyle,proportional},% ...
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libertineotf and xelatex - bold smallcaps broken?

It seems like bold smallcaps don't work with libertineotf any longer? I am currently adjusting an old template which I was using with pdflatex, and I need those bold small caps: ...
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Section's heading in small caps

I am using TeXmaker and I am trying to format the section's title. I tried something I had found on the internet but it was clashing with another package. How can I set all section's heading to be ...
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Matching punctuation size to small caps

Normal apostrophes are too big for small caps and this is making my running headers look weird. I'm getting around this by shrinking each apostrophe to \footnotesize and lowering it by -0.55ex. ...
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combine \oldstylenums and \textsc

I would like to have a command that combines \oldstylenums for numbers in the argument and \textsc for text in the argument. I believe that a solution using some for loop is possible, but I think ...
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Is there a way to configure a command to affect the following paragraph?

I have made the following small command to insert visible section breaks in a manuscript: \makeatletter \newcommand{\subsectionbreak}{ \vspace{1\baselineskip} \centerline{\char"E030} ...
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\textsc not working after \renewcommand

I recently fond a nice document template (here) andI would like to use it for my thesis. However, the template uses the following line to change the default font for small capitals text: ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Globally set a word in Small Caps (or italics)

I am using Lyx with Preamble. I am working on a project where the abbreviation "hon." needs to be set to small caps globally. (/sc). Tried to use \renewcommand, no luck there.
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How can I improve my Turkish Small Capitals (XeTeX)

Status update In a private email, Bogusław Jackowski (to whom my sincere thanks) has recognised this as a bug in the TeX Gyre fonts. As the TeX Gyre team are all working hard on another piece of the ...
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Removing ligatures for small caps in TeX4HT

The Amazon Kindle has a default font which features small caps and ligatures, but not ligatures for small caps. For this reason, when it sees ligatures (even common ones, such as "ff"), it renders them ...
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Small caps acronyms with classic thesis

In an answer to my question about acronyms in section names with classic thesis I have been suggested to typeset acronyms using \spacedlowsmallcaps: In classicthesis acronyms is typeset with space ...
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Faking small caps in XeLaTeX

In the post Fake small caps with XeTeX/fontspec? I have found the following definitions to fake small caps \def\mycommand{\bgroup\obeyspaces\mycommandaux} \def\mycommandaux#1{\mycommandauxii ...
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Wrong small cap title in toc

In what follows, I do not know why the "a" of the appendix in the toc is not a small cap? \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{kpfonts} ...
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Different small-caps in mathpazo and tgpagella - which are better?

Both the packages tgpagella and mathpazo (with "sc"-option) provide the font Palladio with true small-caps. tgpagella additionally offers a bold small-cap font. Yet when comparing the normal ...
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lualatex: smallcaps and microtype don't work together

Compiling the following MWE with lualatex doesn't produce small caps. There are no font warnings. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfeature{Microtype}{protrusion=default, ...
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Abbreviations for AM, PM (small caps) for use within \textbf

I have been using \textsc for the abbreviations for AM, PM, but it does not work within \textbf{}. As you can see in the image, within a \textbf{}, it reverts to the normal lower case letter. Ulrike ...
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How to change the font for biblatex acronyms

I have a bibliography in biblatex and I want to use different fonts than Computer Modern, namely Lato & Bitstream Charter. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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Turkish characters to small caps

Small caps (\sc) is not producing dotted I (İ) Here is mwe \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Where does XeLaTeX look for smallcaps shapes in fonts?

In response to a deleted post, here is my attempt at formulating a question to an answer: Where does XeLaTeX look for smallcaps shapes in fonts, on an Ubuntu system?
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All letters in uppercase, but the first letter bigger than the other ones

I want to know how can I achieve this effect in LaTeX: Basically it looks like this: {F}IRST {L}ETTER, where the letters in the braces are a little bigger than the other ones but they all the ...
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Use of \scshape or \textsc with fontspec/xelatex

I've already tried Use of \scshape or \textsc in beamer \institute fix with \rmfamily in the MWE below, but it doesn't work - I've seen A problem with \textsc as well, but I don't think I should load ...
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Fake small caps with XeTeX/fontspec?

Using XeTeX and fontspec, I use the Liberation font family in of my documents. Unfortunately those fonts (esp. Liberation Serif) do not natively support small caps. Is there a way to enable fake ...
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Cannot get small caps acronyms to work using glossaries package

I've managed to get glossaries to set the acronyms in the body in small caps in the way I want, but in the list of acronyms they insist on coming out in lower-case. Can anyone (a) tell me what I've ...
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Changing default \citet font in biblatex

I'm using biblatex to manage my citation in a natbib style : \usepackage[style=alphabetic,maxnames=6,natbib=true]{biblatex} However when I use the \citet command, the author's name is in a \textsc ...
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Change title to small caps but not in ToC

I want the title for the Acknowledgements page in my thesis to be in small caps. However, if I change it, it also changes in the table of contents. How can I avoid this? Especially, the roman page ...
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small cap i for 1

In the documentation of biblatex and csquotes packages, number 1 is replaced by a small cap i in the main text. I tried to find how in the source files but could not target any relevant piece of code. ...
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Junicode and Small Caps

How can I use Junicode small caps fonts with LuaLaTeX? The solution posted in textls breaks smallcaps with luatex did not work or I just can't fix it. Example: \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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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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Create alternative uppercase text automatically with accsupp

This is a follow-up question to Is it possible to provide alternative text to use when copying text from the PDF?. I am essentially trying to redefine textsc/scshape in order to use accsupp ...
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Small-caps, old-style numbers, and some ligatures produce odd symbols in PDF copy text?

This is a problem I've had consistently with XeLaTeX. Here's a small example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX,Numbers={OldStyle,Proportional}]{Minion Pro} ...
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Linux Libertine Biolinum xelatex and lualatex

This is actually two questions rolled into one. Consider the example file below: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % ...
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Do mathdesign sans serif and monospaced fonts “fake” small caps?

The manual for mathdesign explains how to ensure "true" small caps are used for the main type family selected as an option, but it says nothing about whether the small caps used in other fonts are ...
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Headings in uppercase

I want to write the headings in \scshape family with the first character of each word in uppercase. How can I do this?
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Small capitals if available, normal (large) capitals if not

In French, it is customary to typeset centuries and other numbers in Roman numerals in small capitals if available, or normal (large) capitals if not. If I use \textsc{vi} to typeset "6", I risk it ...