{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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Increase word space between words in small caps

With tracking activated for small caps, it can be a little bit hard to detect interword spaces. Cf. below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Libertine Serif}[ ...
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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? ...
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Is there a general method for obtaining small caps with custom fonts?

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{DejaVuSerifCondensed} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \noindent\scshape{Hello World}\\ \textsc{Hello World} \end{document} ...
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textls breaks smallcaps with luatex

I'm switching a code to LuaTex from XeTeX. In XeTeX, I had a combination of tracking and small caps using LetterSpace and WordSpace parameters in fontspec calls, but these are not supported in with ...
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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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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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Make Author's Last name uppercase, leave first name intact and more

I need help adjusting my reference list (not the in-text citation). I adjusted the existing apalike.bst for capitalization of the author name by inserting the below functions and renaming the file ...
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Small caps with \textsc in subsections [duplicate]

The code \subsection{\textsc{Should be in small caps} $\cdot$ Normal tekst} \textsc{This text is in small caps} gives the output The \textsc command works fine in normal text but not in a ...
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Biblatex (footcite) and microtype

Biblatex is configured so that all author names are written in small caps and microtype is set to to adjust the spacing between the small cap letters a la \SetTracking{ encoding = *, shape = sc }{ 45 ...
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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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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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Microtype's tracking feature works with some fonts, not others

In the code below, tracking works with the libertine font, but not with the Alegreya font. Why is this, and how can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[tracking = true, letterspace = ...
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Using small caps in section titles

A brief search yielded no answers, so I'm posting this question: Is there a way to get smallcaps to display correctly in (subsub...)section titles? My problem in particular is in the following code: ...
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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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formatting names in an index so that they appear in small caps

here is my question : Can I modify the presentation of people's names in my index ? Informations about my document I am using the package imakeidx with xindy. I have two indexes, people's names in ...
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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. ...
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How to determine current font style

It's quite common in film studies to print films in small caps. In my documents I use the command \film{} to do this. I currently have a document which mixes both serif and sans serif fonts. But since ...
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Fontspec: Bold Small Caps with Alegreya Font

I'm using the Alegreya font in XeLaTeX and, after scouring the fontspec documentation, I can't figure out how to specify the bold small caps font (not to mention the italic small caps). I feel like ...
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How to write in smallcaps in chead of article class?

I want to write few words in small caps. But it's not working in \chead \chead{\textbf{\textsc{\Huge Small Caps Text}}} Can you please suggest?
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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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Fall back to all-caps if small-caps shapes are missing

If I use \textsc{xyz} with a font that has no small caps (e.g. Latin Modern Sans), the result is typeset in lower case. Is it possible to fallback to all-caps instead?
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italic small caps in Garamond #3?

I have the OTF files for Garamond #3 LT Pro, supplied by my publisher. I need to use italic small caps. The following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Edit contents title and running header separately

I'm typesetting a book using XeLaTeX. In creating the table of contents, I want to have control over: The title at the top of the toc The running header throughout the toc I want the contents ...
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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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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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XeLaTeX fonts don't work well on Windows?

I have recently downloaded the template for a CV from http://www.latextemplates.com/template/plasmati-graduate-cv. It is supposed to be compiled using XeLaTeX, with previous installation of the Fontin ...
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Small capitalize in section tilte

I've to use a small capitalized in a section title. I've put this \textsc{ctl} in the title, but the output doesn't show small capitalized letters. Anyway, the text is properly printed in the table of ...
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\textsc not working inside \setmainfont?

I am trying to make my surname on my CV to be \textsc. Since I wish it to have a different font from the rest of the CV, I wrap it within \setmainfont. Once I did that, the \textsc effect was gone. ...
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Fine-tuning letter space for small caps with fontspec

I'd like to have different settings for small caps letter space as a function of font size by using the appropriate fontspec settings when the compilation is done over XeLaTeX. So far I haven't been ...
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Is it possible to test whether small caps are available with the current font?

Is it possible to test, in the document body, whether small caps are available with the current font (both for pdf(la)tex and xe(la)tex)? What I'd like to do is something like: \usepackage{xifthen} ...
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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} ...
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Small caps and bold styles in beamer

I am trying to use small caps and boldface styles together in beamer but it is not producing the desired output. How is possible to use both styles without changing too much the default beamer's font? ...
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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 ...
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Letterspaced small caps (ssc) for Minion Pro OpenType with XeLaTeX

I've installed both the Type 1 and the OpenType versions of the Minion Pro font on my TeX Live 2014 (the former through the FontPro scripts), and the TeX programs are able to properly use them. The ...
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Small caps in parbox

Let me get to the point: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \newlength\longest \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} \settowidth\longest{\huge\itshape just as his ...
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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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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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first occurrence of Name with or without forename in nameauth package

I ask this question about nameauth package format last month. You can see there my configuration who didn't change. I use the good solution of @greyshade but I have now to other problems with nameauth ...
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Linux Libertine small caps fail for some Unicode characters

I'm using XeTeX and Linux Libertine, since I want "true" small caps. However it seems that the small caps don't work for certain Unicode characters. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Small capital in chapter title [duplicate]

I've defined the following command \newcommand{\CI}{\textsc{Ci}~} which produces a C with a small uppercase i. The only problem I have is that when I use this command in the \chapter or \section ...
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Choosing font for bold small caps (or any other particular family+series+shape combination)

What is the best way (most proper and general solution) to get rid of the warning LaTeX Font Warning: Some font shapes were not available, defaults substituted. by explicitly setting which font ...
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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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Bold Small Caps for Font Without

I am trying with no success to create text using bold small caps for the Latin Modern Roman font. The whole manner in which fonts are handled in TeX really confuses me, so my knowledge on any commands ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...