12 questions linked to/from \emph or \textit
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### Text definitions - \textit or \emph? [duplicate]

If I want mark definition in text, should I use \textit or \emph. For example: A \textit{graph} is ... I know, it is not the same.
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### Consistent typography

When working with large documents, or even across multiple (smaller) documents, I often find that I forget which typographical consistencies I should stick to. With TeX being inherently consistent in ...
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### Does it matter if I use \textit or \it, \bfseries or \bf, etc

I typically use \textit{Some italicized text} while some of my colleagues use {\it Some other text} Should I bother changing one or the other, or does it matter? Related: Is there any reason ...
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### Proper semantics for italicized foreign words and phrases

In English, foreign words and phrases such as per se and ibid. should be italicized, as shown here. There might be a number of ways to accomplish this in LaTeX: with \emph{per se} with \textit{per se}...
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### Shortcut commands for referencing floats

I always include the following commands in the preamble of my latex documents to make sure I refer to floats consistently in the text. I was wondering if the community had any thoughts about this, is ...
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### When to use $something$ syntax?

I know the difference between \emph{something} and \textit{something} (\emph or \textit). But when to use syntax like: $something$.
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### italic correction in math mode

I use txfonts and \texttt in italics in math mode, but the letters' italic correction is not working: an italic/"TT" letter "d" adjacent to a closing parenthesis touches it. Here is minimal sample ...
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### Why I cant see italic font at the header?

I try to put italic text at the header - at the body of the document it's works fine, but at the header I can't see the italic font. Here is MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.3.2-2 created ...
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### Tikzpicture graph position

I've got problem with positioning of a graph. The graph is shown on page 3 instead of page 2 (where it clearly should fit). I've tried to change the scale to 1.2 (from 1.3). But at when it's less than ...
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### How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...