{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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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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Shorter slash (/) for small caps with Baskervaldx?

I have acronyms with slash in them, like ISO/IEC and I'd like to write them in small caps. The problem is that the slash is quite a bit taller than the letters. OT: Is this really a typographic ...
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Small capitals with biblatex

It looks like a bug has been introduced in the last update of biblatex. The code below used to output author's family names in small capitals, but not anymore? \listfiles \documentclass{article} \...
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spacedlowsmallcaps undefined in moderncv

I'd like to apply \spacedlowsmallcaps to my CV's (moderncv) section headings, yet I keep getting an error message telling me the control sequence was undefined. \spacedallcaps doesn't work either, ...
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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 ...
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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} \...
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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 ...
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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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How can I make CleverRef subfigure references in smallcaps to be consistent with amsart?

The amsart document class automatically uses small caps for subfigure labels, i.e. (A), (B), (C) in small caps instead of (a), (b), (c). However, cleverref will still refer to these as fig. 1a, fig. ...
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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} \usepackage{...
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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} \def\thechapter{{\scshape\...
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XeLaTex/Polyglossia small caps

When compiled, the following code works perfectly. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \...
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Copy-and-paste small-caps with ConTeXt and simplefonts

I am trying to typeset some text with small caps in ConTeXt (mkiv — version 2015.05.18 12:26), and have that text available for copy–and–paste. Here's a minimum problematic setup: % !TEX encoding = ...
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Smallcaps don't work if fontspec's microtype is used in luaLatex

This could be a duplicate question of this one - but I'd say the problem there is still not solved. Consider the following example: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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\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 ...
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When (not how) to use small caps [closed]

As much as I found about how to use small caps, I can't seem to find when and why it should be used. I used to use small caps for names, e.g. ... we use a \textsc{Taylor}-approximation to show ... ...
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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: \usepackage{...
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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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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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Easiest Way To Make Section Smallcaps [duplicate]

I am trying to make my sections small caps. I have tried: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} \section*{\textsc{Test}} \end{document} But this complains that no bold ...
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How to set bold small-caps in a table header?

I've defined a command like so: \makeatletter \newcommand{\ion}[2]{#1$\;$\textsc{\rmfamily\@roman{#2}}\relax} \makeatother The purpose is to typeset an ionization state with small caps roman ...
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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 ...
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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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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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\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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How to replace italic small caps with upright small caps (using fontspec)?

I use XeLaTeX with fontspec and the EBGaramond font, and I would like to get rid of the italic small caps: when writing for example \emph{Lorem \textsc{ipsum} dolor}, I would like to get something ...
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ToC heading pushed down with “tocloft”

ToC heading is pushed down when using tocloft package – even without any commands written. Leaving it out puts things back in place. Also I noticed the smaller the \document[font-size], the bigger ...
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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 & ...
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Can't get small caps to work when defining specific font file in fontspec

I am trying to use specific font files using fontspec that are not in my known path. \setmainfont [Path = Fonts/Cormorant_Garamond/, ItalicFont = CormorantGaramond-Italic, BoldFont = ...
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Why CAPS LOCK in AMS mode in LyX?

I am trying to use the AMS article in LyX. I want my output to look like the following (note margins are the same for the entire paragraph and not all letters are capitalized): Here is my source ...
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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 ...
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Show acronyms in small caps for section headings using the glossaries package

The recommended way when using glossaries is to avoid \gls for section headings, but to use \glsentryshort, \glsentrylong or \glsentryfull. In my case I use small-caps for acronyms which work fine in ...
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small caps in mdframed frametitle

I have defined an mdframed environment as in the MWE below. I would like "Box" in the frametitle to be in small caps. How do I achieve that? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,oneside,openany,showtrims,...
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Memoir headers with small caps

Is there a way to set memoir page headers in letterspaced small caps? I didn't like the header's default style (uppercase), so I've added \nouppercaseheads in my preamble. This gives italic. Beautiful,...
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Glossaries and fake small caps using fontspec

I want to use faked small caps when doing a list of abbreviations using the glossaries package. I am using another font but for reproducibility purposes in this example I have used Linux Libertine O. ...
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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 ...
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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 Capitals in ToC Header (and LoF/LoT)

How can I change the header of ToC by using the solution given by @Bordaigorl here? I want small capitals, like in abstract, chapters and appendix in my example. The same problem is for LoF and LoT. ...
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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 ...
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fontspec: Small Caps feature wrong ligatures when using Renderer=Basic

If I use SmallCapsFeatures={Renderer=Basic} as an option when setting the main font of the document, I get an obviously wrong ligature in the small caps shape. In the MWE the letters T and h are not ...
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Small Caps not working for non-LaTeX font

I'm using a special font called 'Brandon Grotesque' (it has to be exactly that one) for a presentation based on the Beamer class. When trying to get small caps output, it doesn't work. I'm using ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Cyrillic small caps (XeLaTeX)

I'm trying to output any non-latin (in this particular case Cyrillic) small caps with XeLaTex using the following source code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ ...
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tracking of fonts in small capital with frenchb from babel+ microtype

I have a problem in enabling tracking of small caps [whether the font has small caps or not] when I load french babel plus microtype. The problem appears only in my titles for the section and only ...
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Small-caps special character “ḫ”

I have been trying for some time to get the symbol "ḫ" to play nice with XeLaTeX. However, I'm now having trouble using it inside of a chapter title using the book class. Here's an MWE: \...
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Fontspec, bold small caps with Erewhon

How to have bold small caps with Erewhon ? \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Erewhon}[ Extension=.otf, UprightFont=*-Regular, ...
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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 Author}...
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Fontspec - Erewhon : what is the difference between setmainfont and usepackage?

What are the diffences and are there drawbacks involved in replacing \setmainfont{erewhon} by \usepackage{erewon}? In the first case there is no bold small caps, but there are in the second. This is ...
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How to force label of a \caption{} to be lower case?

The idea is to have the label of a caption (table in my case, but it shouldn't matter which one, really) to be in small caps and lowercase. Now, I managed to get them in the color that I want, and in ...