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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
2answers
3k views

Linux Libertine Biolinum xelatex and lualatex

This is actually two questions rolled into one. Consider the example file below: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % ...
4
votes
3answers
464 views

combine \usepackage{times} and \fontspec \setmainfont

I'm having difficulty finding a Times-like font which has support for Americanist phonetic symbols, bold, italic, bold italic and small caps. Currently, I've got a setup using xelatex which gets me ...
4
votes
1answer
356 views

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: ...
4
votes
1answer
563 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
294 views

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} ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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: ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Upper case author names for BST file (based on APA)

I have created a .bst file using makebst. It is based on the APA style. I have compared the .bst file to other bst files, and trying unsuccessfully to put the authors in the bibliography in capitals. ...
4
votes
1answer
166 views

Parentheses and square brackets contextually in small caps

In a book publication I use references in parentheses with an open type font. The references are set in small caps (both letters and numbers): % xelatex xetex 0.9999 texlive 2013 windows ...
4
votes
1answer
204 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

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} ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I produce TeX Gyre Pagella smallcaps using xelatex?

Here's my input file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{TeXGyrePagella} \begin{document} abcde ABCDE {\scshape abcde ABCDE} \textsc{abcde ABCDE} ...
4
votes
1answer
144 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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? ...
3
votes
2answers
184 views

small-caps figures, anyone?

Is there a good (possibly free) opentype font out there with small-caps figures and small question and exclamation marks; and could I use them with xelatex + fontspec? Or, better still, is there a ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
211 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
781 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
979 views

Description list using package enumitem: how to force lowercase small caps and align body text?

I'm trying to format a description list with small caps for the labels and have the body text a standard distance from the left margin. When I use capitals in the labels (in the real list they are ...
3
votes
1answer
339 views

change spacedallcaps and spacedlowsmallcaps to something like spacedsmallcaps (classicthesis)

Instead of \spacedallcaps and \spacedlowsmallcaps would like to have big and small capitals (like \scshape) but keep the definitions for space between the letters, size, colour, ... With ...
3
votes
1answer
330 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
644 views

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: ...
3
votes
1answer
518 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Adding small caps to toc

I would like to have the title of references and index in small caps in the table of contents, but, as you can see in the following mwe, it's not the case. Is anyone there to help me ? % book ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

Replace missing small caps by uppercase

I am using glossaries with the sc option to set acronyms in small caps. This works fine in the main text, but the font I am using for sectioning (and, importantly, description labels) does not have ...
3
votes
1answer
373 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
462 views

Writing bold small caps with mathpazo package

The URW Palldio font (mathpazo package) does not provide bold small caps. To get round this issue, I'd want to make a macro to use small caps usually and normal caps in bold text. I tried this code: ...
3
votes
1answer
637 views

OpenType Kerkis and bold Small Caps with greek

Kerkis font is an OpenType font that has Greek glyphs Small Caps both for regular and bold shapes. The names of the OTF files are KerkisSmallCaps.otf and KerkisSmallCaps-Bold.otf. When I compile the ...
3
votes
1answer
101 views

How can I prevent koma-script from changing the font?

The following code doesn't use KOMA-script ans is able to generate title with small caps: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
3
votes
1answer
250 views

Small Caps Computer Modern Unicode problem

I want to use CMU with xelatex for my docs. Everything is working fine except small caps for greek letters. My input (code) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xunicode,fontspec,xltxtra} ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Using small caps roman for chapter number with memoir class

I want to use small caps roman numbers for chapter numbering using memoir. So far I have tried the following: \documentclass[oneside]{memoir} \usepackage[osf]{mathpazo} ...
3
votes
0answers
211 views

Abbreviations in mixed cases in small caps

Some guidelines suggest the use of use small caps for abbreviations. I have an issue with the following one: iTRAQ. Here are some guidelines on mixed small-upper case abbreviations. I do want to keep ...
3
votes
0answers
501 views

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: ...
3
votes
0answers
11k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
134 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Change font family locally (using package with limited scope)

I want to be able to use small caps for chapter headings. According to Using \textsc{} within \section{} CM default font does not support small caps so I need to use: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in ...
2
votes
1answer
144 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
241 views

The first character uppercase

How can I typeset this in LaTeX:
2
votes
1answer
142 views

XeLaTeX & fontspec can not use Seravek's small caps

I am using XeLaTeX & fontspec in TexLive on OS X Yosemite. The problem is I could not use font Seravek's small caps. However, if I define a font family "Seravek ExtraLight" directly, small caps ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

surnames in small cap with nameauth package

I use now the \package{nameauth}. I just want to have the same form of names presentation in my work (the first & the other) with only the surname or mononym in small capitals in my text & ...
2
votes
1answer
133 views

Good small caps font to use with arev?

I am typesetting a beamer presentation with the arev package (using plain old pdftex). By convention, some of the keywords in my presentation are usually typeset in small caps—which arev does not ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

ordinalnum & roman small-capitals numbers

I'm using ordinalnum command many times in a big command, this is very helpful. I would have like my ordinal number in small caps & romannumeral according french norm of typography for centuries ...
2
votes
1answer
555 views

Small caps in fontspec on XeLaTeX

I'm trying to typeset my document with Times with XeLaTeX. Because Times does not include small caps, I want to use TeX Gyre Termes only for small caps. I tried this method, but it didn't work. A ...
2
votes
1answer
179 views

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.. ...
2
votes
1answer
95 views

Everything in small caps with fontspec and XeTeX

I seem to be having the opposite problem from everyone else. I am using fontspec and would like only the title and section headings to be small caps yet everything is unless I specify textbf or textit ...
2
votes
1answer
92 views

Defining consistent rules for the use of small caps

This question is related to the questions Small digits for small caps? and Using small caps for abbreviations When reading a text where initialisms are frequently used, the initialisms tend to ...
2
votes
0answers
153 views

Small caps font is not enabled with fontspec and MinionPro

I can't make lualatex generate small caps font when I use MinionPro as my main font: \documentclass[a4paper,justified,nobib,notoc]{tufte-book} \usepackage{fontspec} \title{ABC} \author{Arthur ...
2
votes
0answers
105 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
103 views

\MakeTextLowercase not working with \cref

I'm using cleveref and classicthesis. classicthesis defines section headings to use small caps and uses \MakeTextLowercase to achieve this. However, when using the capitalize option for cleveref, the ...
1
vote
3answers
492 views

Latino Elongated, XeTeX and small capitals

I'm using the Latino Elongated LET font with XeTeX and I can't get small capitals to display: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\lelong{Latino Elongated LET} ...