{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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Writing complexity classes in LaTeX

Is there anyone who knows which package/style should I use to write a complexity class like this? You can see the highlighted word below, this is an all-caps word, but some letters are slightly bigger ...
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Redefine \textsc for slightly large small caps

In most fonts, the small caps are as tall as the x-height, but this looks weird when you want to tack an 's' onto the end of an abbreviation to make it plural (discussed in depth on typophile). I can ...
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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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Increasing Letterspace for words in caps or small caps

Some typographers say it's a good habit to increase the letterspace when writing words in caps or small caps. So my question is, how to do it with pdflatex and/or xelatex? And while we're at it, which ...
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How to cite authors in small cap with \citet?

I followed Natbib reference sheet and \citet works as expected. I would like the author's name to appear in small caps, how can I do that? I guess I should do: Define \citenumfont to be a font ...
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Problem with kerning using LuaLaTeX

I am having a problem with kerning while using LuaLaTeX. In my example, the pair “AT” does not render well. This is clear by comparing LuaLaTeX output with XeLaTeX's, which from the same code renders ...
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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 ...
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Uppercase Smallcaps with LaTeX (not XeLaTeX)?

In XeLaTeX there is an UppercaseSmallCaps font option (as mentioned in this question for example) that will cause upper-case letters to be rendered in small-caps and lower-case letters to remain. ...
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\TeX in small caps?

I'm writing a handout for an informal LaTeX course I'm running. I want to use small caps to highlight important words concepts etc. I mention the editor TeXshop, and since I think the names of editors ...
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Colored Small Caps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Small Caps and Bold Face I'm trying to get some bold, colored, small-cap text. I've tried different variations, including: {\bf \textcolor{blue}{\textsc{text}}} and it ...
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Mixing uppercase, lowercase, and small caps?

The problem I want to follow The Economist's example for annoyingly mixed-case words: letterspace them, capitalize the first letter according to normal rules, and set all other capitals as small ...
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Lower case of the small caps in description

I would to use the normal small caps with the item in description in order to distinguish lower from upper case (e.g. LaTeX). In particular: \begin{description} \item[I cAn't DiStiNguISH upPeR fROm ...
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Use of \scshape or \textsc in beamer \institute

I need to set a piece of my \institute name in small caps in my beamer presentation. Now I set: \institute{Dipartimento di Tecnologie dell'Infomazione \\ Corso di Laurea in: {\scshape Sicurezza ...
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Which LaTeX font packages contain real small caps and work with the “microtype” package?

I'm wondering which font packages are available in MikTeX and TeXLive containing real small caps and also work together with the "microtype" package? For instance, kpfonts has real small caps but ...
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Detect which text “mode” (normal, italic, bold, etc.) is currently in use?

In my document, I'm often setting upper case words and abbreviations in small caps because it avoids breaking the flow (which upper case words does). Also, many words (like CUDA, for instance) are ...
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Disable smallcaps within \textsc?

How can I disable smallcaps within \textsc{}? I would like to be able to disable/toggle smallcaps on a local level so that something like \textsc{o\textrm{open}mp} looks like \textsc{o}open\textsc{mp}...
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Break line inside \proc?

I'm using clrscode to typeset my algorithms. This package provides the \proc command in order to typeset the name of a procedure with some nice small-caps. In a text paragraph I refer to some ...
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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 ...
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Best free Baskerville font with small caps

I have been using the Baskervald font for a document but have realised that small caps do not work with it. Instead lowercase letters are used. Is there a better free option if you want these features ...
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fontinst and italic small caps

I have a font that is distributed with italic small caps. I'd like to use these with fontinst. Does the current release of fontinst support italic small caps, and if so, what Karl Berry name should I ...
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Make section font all caps

I am using the following code with sectsty to make all sections use small caps: \sectionfont{\sc} However, I want them all typesetted in lowercase, but the following does not work: \sectionfont{\...
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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} \newfontfamily\...
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Minion Pro activate small caps for greek

According to otfinfo, greek small capitals are supported in Minion Pro. otfinfo --script=grek -f MinionPro-Regular.otf ... smcp Small Capitals ... yet the following MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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First few words of a chapter/section in small-caps?

Is there a package that automatically tells LaTeX to use small-caps for the first few words (say, three) in a chapter/section/subsection? Thanks
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Using \textsc{} within \section{}

When I try to do something like \section{Heading with \textsc{small caps}}, the compiler complains with "LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted." and replaces ...
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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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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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To make the russians and greeks authors' surnames in small caps in biblatex

I'm writing a bachelor in French and when I cited books in Russian and Greek the authors' surnames wasn't displayed in footnotes and in bibliography in small caps, in the same text there are no such ...
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How to do extra spacing when using small caps for abbreviations?

The default letter spacing for small capitals seem optimised for use in headlines and such but a bit too cramped for use in abbreviations. How should I do to get the letter spacing more suitably ...
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Using small caps for abbreviations

I’m using small caps to mark up acronyms. Many style guides recommend this to make the acronyms stand out less among the lower-case letters. However, I didn’t find good advice of what to do with ...
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Bold small caps with mathpazo

I was using tgpagella but it doesn't have automatic old style numbers without resorting to fontspec. I was directed to use mathpazo like so: \usepackage[sc,osf]{mathpazo} How do I format mathpazo ...
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Can small-caps be automated for abbreviations and acronyms?

Is there a way to force LaTeX to automatically use small-caps for abbreviations and acronyms (or more specifically, strings of two or more uppercase letters)?
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Fontspec: Palatino with small caps and old-style figures

For various reasons, I’m using the fontspec package. However, I’d also like to use Palatino as the document’s main font, and I want to use it with small caps and old-style figures. So I’ve got four ...