{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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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 ...
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Is it possible to provide alternative text to use when copying text from the PDF?

I’m using XeLaTeX within MiKTeX and have the following problem. Let there be some acronym, e.g. USA. I would like to write it in real small caps using \textsc{usa} but these are, of course, ...
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Small caps in section but not in ToC

With LaTeX, I would like to set all my section titles in small capitals but I need the \textsc to be 'cancelled' in my table of content. Is that possible somehow ? I currently do this : ...
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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 ...
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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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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Why the small cap command is ignored?

I have a thesis front page. Would like to write the surnames with small caps. But it doesn't work. See here (the packages are required): \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,draft]{article} \usepackage{url} ...
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Use small caps in bibliography for institutional authors

I'm using biblatex-apa to define the layout of my bibliography. Now I'm citing several (internal) documents from institutions or news websites, which now appear in the document using their ...
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Small caps in footnote in title (amsart)

I am trying to add a footnote to a title in amsart in small caps, but constantly end up with upper case characters (even in math mode!) \documentclass{amsart} \title{ text \footnote{ text }} ...
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Glossaries package: smallcaps and uppercase in index does not work

I am using the glossaries package in pdfLaTeX. I am trying to use the acronyms written in small caps in the body text and for the index, make the first letter of each entry name in the glossary ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to make only specific entries in glossaries list small caps

I'm wondering how to make just specific entries in a glossary package acronym list appear in small caps. I found other threads where someone has asked how to make all entries small caps but not how to ...
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Very strange biblatex style in french archeology

I have many problems with a bibliography style with biblatex. And excuse my english, I'm a French student. I would like a style like this: but after a lot of research I obtained: It is almost ...
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Change typeface in caption figure [duplicate]

It is possible to make the caption of a figure in CAPS (versalitas) typeface format? Like as image below. But I want to change only the 'FIGURE 1.1'. Descriptive text label that is invariant. That ...
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letterspacing italic small caps automatically

The MinionPro-It.otf file I am using contains italic small caps, confirmed with otfinfo -f MinionPro-It.otf and cfftot1 MinionPro-It.otf | t1testpage | epstopdf --filter > MinionPro-It.pdf. The ...
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Italic shape needed in small caps fonts

I am using MiKTeX 2.5 version. Is there any possibility to change the small caps fonts in italic shape? I had tried as like below \textit{\textsf{Small Caps}}% This will gives the Regular Small ...
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Which fonts that are part of TeXLive have “real small caps”?

The TeX font catalogue doesn't allow you to see which fonts have real small caps. Some fonts do not have real small caps (e.g. any of the mathdesign ones). But some do (computer modern and therefore ...
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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} ...
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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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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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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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Missing Fonts on OSX

I appear to have absolutely nothing but this ugly default font and a few common styles from the Palatino family. I'm a newbie at LaTeX, so I hope you can bear with me. But I'm running Mac OS 10.7.5 ...
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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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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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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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\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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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?

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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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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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 ...