{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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Small Caps and Bold Face

I can't seem to have both the small caps and boldface styles on a line: \huge\sc\bf Hello This will generate bold text, and if the \sc is placed after, it will generate small caps text but not ...
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amsbook-class with small caps

Is it possible to tweak the amsbook-class such that the uppercase headings (e.g. Chapter 1) are changed to small caps? Are there any "typographical objections" in doing so?
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Small Caps in Gentium Plus after MiKTeX update

I'm using Gentium Plus under XeTeX for quite a long time now, and it always worked like a charm. However, after updating MiKTeX (I'm running version 2.9.4902 now), small caps are not displayed ...
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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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How to set subfig options independently from caption options

My aim is to set the font style for caption labels as small caps and for sub-caption labels as normal. But apparently the option sc of the package caption also trickles down into sub-captions.. ...
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Small caps with CMSS?

How can I use small caps with the CMSS font? When trying to set fontshape to "sc" I get a serif font or just no change (if I use fonthshapealone): result of example below: ...
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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} ...
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Improved fake small caps

Fonts that do not have real small caps simply scale down capital letters when you use \textsc. This looks unbalanced, as the letters are too thin. Can this be improved?
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fontspec, lua, microtype: Renderer=Basic no longer working for specific font styles

You may have noticed that, as of now,* letterspacing small capitals is not as easy as it was in pdfTeX, where we could simply combine \textsc with microtype's \textls. Consider this example, which ...
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Small digits for small caps?

I want to typeset "FP6" as small caps. Putting {\sc fp6} does the right thing on the letters, but the digit 6 is much taller, and the result looks ugly. What is the best workaround to make digits ...
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Problem with polyglossia and MinionPro

I have a problem with small caps not showing correctly when loading polyglossia. I am trying to use polyglossia with classicthesis, which I know is unsupported, but the same problem appears when ...
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Opening an All-Small-Caps First Line with a Dropped Capital

I'd like to typeset the first line of a document's text in small caps, for which I use the magaz package. But I'd also like to set the opening letter in that line as a dropped capital. I'm stuck in ...
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Problems with \textsc for single glyph

Is there a way (simple or otherwise) to import a single character from another font under specific characters, or otherwise alter the character? I'm using the very attractive Garamond font from here, ...
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How to force lower case in small caps section titles? [duplicate]

I want my section titles to appear in lower case small caps. I tried to define a way to force lower case, but it doesn't work. \\documentclass[12pt]{article} \\usepackage{textcase} ...
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Problem with small caps in XeLaTeX

I'm not able to make small caps work with any font in XeLaTeX. Here is output illustrating the issue for Charis SIL, Garuda, and Times New Roman, respectively. Pasted below are a MWE and version and ...
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Larger lowercase small-caps in Times?

The lowercase small-caps provided by the times package are too small for my taste. The lowercase characters appear smaller relative to the uppercase ones than they do in, say, computer modern or ...
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microtype tracking disables small caps in luaLaTeX

Normall microtype tracking loosens the tracking of small caps. However, with fontspec's \setmainfont{ebgaramond}, small caps are completely disabled and I get a loose normal text, as opposed to ...
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LatinModern is messing up with my ToC

Today I asked a question about the ToC formatting and I came up with a very unique macro that resolve all of my problems, but when I just began to enjoy the "answer" given another problem took me at ...
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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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Automatically getting “V” as the capital letter for “u” when typesetting latin

I'm typesetting a large amount of Latin texts using XeLaTeX and the package polyglossia. I'd like to get the small letter "u" automatically printed as "V" when turned into a capital letter (including ...
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Why doesn't \uccode have an effect on \scshape

I thought I had a simple answer to Automatically getting “V” as the capital letter for “u” when typesetting latin by writing something like \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\mytextsc}[1]{%%" ...
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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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Combining sffamily and scshape

According to a relevant comment, one should be able to specify both weights and shapes for each family. Why can I (seemingly) not have small caps with \sffamily? Minimal example: ...
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Latex changing lowercase with uppercase in a text

I'm new in Latex. My problem is that Latex changing lowercase letter with uppercase letter when convert my text to pdf. I am writting my thesis. Only have two pages. The first page is done all in ...
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Smallcaps “Đ” (đ) corrupted [duplicate]

The title says it all. How do I fix it? he letter works fine when "normal" (including bold, italic, bold-italic). I use these: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{currvita} ...
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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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Small Caps Kerning for “Va” in Linux Libtertine (XeTeX)

Has anyone else noticed this kerning error in Linux Libertine small caps...? What are the (1) permanent solution & (2) quick local fix? Pretty important initial combo. Here's the code: %!TEX ...
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Glossaries package: small caps in body and normal caps in the acronym list

I want a list of acornyms to be printed in normal caps. However, I want small cpas acronyms in the body text. I use glossaries package as the follwoing example. Would you please help? ...
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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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printing eprinttype in small caps with biblatex

I'm using biblatex + biber to print the bibliography. I want the eprinttype (PMID in my case) to be printed in small caps just like URL, DOI etc. Here's what I've tryed so far which did not change ...
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Change Section titles to Small Caps only in ToC

I'm new to LaTeX and already facing my first problem. I want to change all section titles to small caps in the table of contents but not in the text. I'm using WriteLaTeX and article as document ...
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Memoir headers with different font shapes

I'm using the ruled pagestyle under Memoir with small caps in the even page headers: \makeevenhead{ruled}{\scshape\leftmark}{}{} Is there a way to set only the title name in small caps and not the ...
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Enlarge small caps and memoir headers

I enlarged the small caps of my font by using the letltxmacro package. This works fine in text, chapter titles, etc., but I'm using the \pagestyle{ruled} under memoir which causes even page headers to ...
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Problem with classicthesis and small caps

Obtaining the example code I tried compiling the classicthesis example documents, especially classicthesis-book.tex. Therefore I copied the directory to my home folder with cp -R $(kpsewhich ...
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Bold small caps with XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX [closed]

I am having some issues with LuaLaTex and/or fontenc and bold small caps while using the Adobe Garamond Pro font. Here are my files: When I compile with XeLaTeX and these options: ...
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Format in toc appearing differently

I set up my toc to show parts in bold small caps, and then use a similar setup to show the beginning of references (such as bibliography and lists of figures etc.) and appendices. In the MWE, I use ...
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What's the shortcut for “small caps” with TextMate4?

I've looked for this online for some time, but none of the various TextMate cheat sheets provide a shortcut rather than simply writing \textsc{X}. I'd like to highlight some block of text and make it ...
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The caption package and letterspacing

Problem Statement I adjusted the caption format for my figures and tables using the caption package, such that the words "Figure" and "Table" are typeset using small caps. Now I want to obtain ...
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Force all small caps

Is it possible to force text into lower case small caps without making capital letters lower case? None of the following makes all the letters lower case small caps: \textsc{Can I make this line ...
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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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Disable/toggle smallcaps in the title

I am using the amsart document class. I want to to change the text in the titles (such as in \author) to be written normally and not in small caps. How can I change this globally? That is, so that ...
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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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The first character uppercase

How can I typeset this in LaTeX:
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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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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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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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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 ...