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{capitalization} is about letters being UPPER CASE (also called majuscules or capitals) or lower case (miniscules), changing one into the other, or determining which one letters are. A special case of capitals are small caps, which have their own tag {small-caps}.

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Issues with Apostrophes and Mixed-Case Sentences Using mfirstuc Package

I'm using the mfirstuc package for sentence case formatting and encountering two problems: Capitalizing Phrases with Apostrophes: I need phrases with apostrophes to be correctly capitalized, where ...
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Reformatting a Paragraph Consisting Entirely of Capital Letters

Consider the code: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \parskip 15pt \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \large THIS IS A PARAGRAPH WHOSE SENTENCES CONTAIN WORDS COMPRISED OF CAPITAL LETTERS. THIS IS A ...
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Biblatex and French elision in particles

When dealing with French authors who have a particle de, there is an inconsistency in treatment when the vowel is elided. Everything works as expected when the de is followed by a consonant, as in de ...
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Capitalise only first letter in list of symbols list using glossaries-extra package

I want to have the first letter of the list of "Symbols, Greek Letters, Sub- & Superscripts" also capitalised per default. With the acroym list "Abbreviations and Acronyms" it ...
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Correct capitalisation of acronym with both a class word and a hyphen

I am using package acro (version 2) to keep track of acronyms on a review paper I am writing. I am using package mfirstuc-english to avoid capitalising class words (such as "and", "of&...
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Why does combination of packages cause capital T and F to be smaller than rest of alphabet?

Today I came across a phaenomen I still don't understand, even after multiple hours of investigation. A certain combination of packages and settings causes the capital T and F to be smaller then the ...
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Applying \MakeUppercase on \makebox makes text disappear

Here is a MWE of the problem: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \makebox[4cm][l]{This is a test.} \MakeUppercase{\makebox[4cm][l]{This is a test.}} \end{document} Which results in: The logs ...
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Is it possible to redefine the limit operator to print Lim, not lim?

The default limit operator displays “lim” with a small l. I wish to redefine it to display “Lim” that is, with a capital L like shown below.
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biblatex: capitalize ß to ẞ, not SS, in bibliographies

I am using a biblatex style that capitalizes authors' last names in the bibliography (ISO960, i.e. style=iso-authoryear). When an author's last name includes a ß, this gets capitalized to SS, but I ...
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All Caps with Commands

I am trying to set some text in all caps (not small caps) using the \uppercase command. Part of the text is variable and stored in a separate command, but that portion of the text is being set in ...
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I want to build a research question template with cleveref

I want to build a template for research questions and sub-questions, which I can reuse in different papers. I want it to have the following features: automatically number them, make them referencable ...
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How to capitalize \zcref as \Cref does?

I'm trying to migrate from cleveref to zref-clever, due to the former incompatibility with pdfmanagement phase-III. Is it possible to have a variant of zref-clever and zref-vario that outputs "...
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How do I capitalize the first letter of a macro?

How do I get the below code snippet output "Myword"? \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\mymacro}{myword} \begin{document} \mymacro \end{document}
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Capitalizing first character of \today independently of the language

I'm writing a document class that uses the datetime2 package to write a month-year date in the title of the document. Here is a MWE: \begin{filecontents}[overwrite]{customclass.cls} \...
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Capital Letters and the Space Factor

I've noticed that a capital letter followed by punctuation makes the following glue behave like the usual interword glue and does not change the space factor. This is mostly OK when a capital letter ...
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Different font for capital/upper case letters

Is it possible to use a different font whenever a capital/ upper case letter appears in the text. So if I have a sentence, "This is some text.", then I would like the first T to be different ...
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LaTeX command that defines two new commands, one as a capitalized version of the other

I wish to create a command that defines two new math operators, one being a capitalized version of the other. For example, the command \makeoperator{log} would create \log and \Log to typeset ...
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Can't capitalize Swedish letters (å, ä, ö) with pdfTeX

I'm working on a Swedish language file to fmtcount and, to support some of fmtcount's commands (e.g. \Numberstring and NUMBERstring), I need to make strings containing the Swedish characters å, ä and ...
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How to capitalize the first letter of a glossary or acronym description

I'm using the glossaries package to define acronyms but in one place I want to start a sentence with the full text of the acronym: \subsection{Randomly-occurring deterministic disturbances} \acrlong{...
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Auto-capitalise lone "i" in LaTeX

Is there a package or pre-amble command which would auto-capitalise all lone 'i's within the text of a LaTeX document (i use overleaf to compile)? I find it easier to write text without manually ...
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Not capitalized titles in headers

I am trying to write a document using the book class. I would like to have empty footers I also would like to have, on the header of each page, right-aligned, the chapter title (not capitalized) ...
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How to capitalize the first letter of the first word in the argument of "\section"?

I want to capitalize the first letter of the first word in the argument of a "\section" \command. Consider \newcommand{\hello}{hello world} I want to use \section{\hello} so that the ...
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Uppercase word in acronyms, lowercase in text

My issue is similar to this post: Uppercase word in glossary, lowercase in text I would like to do the same like Nitram provided for the glossary (https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/69569/282853), but ...
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Spacing Between Capital Letters

Many typographic and latex enthusiasts recommend using increased letterspacing between capital letters. For example, in Practical Typography, Matthew Butterick recommends 5--12% increased spacing and ...
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Capitalize important words using Biblatex

I am using biblatex and currently my journal titles seem to have no standard capitalization structure. For example, I have a bib file with @article{makarov2021barrier, title={Barrier Crossing ...
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How to capitalize Algorithm when referencing an algorithm using \autoref?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[]{algorithm2e} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} \section{Introduction} \begin{algorithm}[H] \KwData{this text} \...
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Capitalize List of Figures and Tables Headings

I am generating a list of tables and a list of figures in my thesis using \listoffigues and \listoftables commands, respectively. However, the titles of the lists turn out to be regular sentence cases....
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Force lower case page number mark in citation

What's the best way to force \pno in a citation (\textcite, in this case) to lower case when it's upper-cased automatically? MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{filecontents}[force]{test.bib} @book{...
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Making all ToC entries uppercase with memoir class & hyperref

I need to update my organization's style file to make it hyperref-compatible. It uses the memoir class and requires all of the table of contents entries to be in all-caps: Per Lowercase TOC with ...
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How to Automatically Transform Specified Statements/Sentences into Capital Letters without Retyping [closed]

I have a fairly long document in which I have discovered that it may be preferable to display some statements or sentence with capital letters. There are quite a few such statements and I would like ...
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How to get lowercase letters in "idem"/"ders." abbreviation?

When citing @inbook if the author of the book is the same as the author of the cited text in that book, the bibliography style authortitle-dw recognises this and puts out "idem". In German, ...
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How to make the surnames of the authors appear in capital letters in Natbib?

I'm using the code seen below and I'm trying to make the surnames of the authors appear in capital letters (with the first letter in large caps and the following letters in small caps), as seen in the ...
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Capitalize first letter in list of acronyms using the acro package

How can I capitalize the first letter in the list of acronyms with the acro package without adjusting all acronym declarations? A solution that capitalizes all first letters of all words would also be ...
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How to Capitalize a Glossary Entry Define by Another Glossary Entry?

I have glossary entries fields (as name, text, symbol fields) define by another glossary entry like below (the compressor_motor entry is define with the compressor entry): \newglossaryentry{...
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How to Capitalize Symbol in Glossary Print only using a New Entry Field?

How can I forced the Symbol to be printed in capitalized form or full uppercase in the glossary print only (with non capitalized form declared in the field symbol)? The best solution for me would be ...
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How to Capitalize Symbol in Tree Style Glossary Print Depending On Entry Level?

How can I forced the Symbol to be printed in capitalized or uppercase form in the glossary only (with non capitalized form declared in the field "symbol") depending on the item level of the ...
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How to define a command in latex for capitalizing following text?

In latex there are commands that change the appearance of their argument, e.g. \textit{foo}. Other commands change the appearance of the following text, without requiring an argument, e.g. \itshape ...
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replace capital ›ẞ‹ with ›ss‹ when using small caps

I like small caps for author surnames. Until quite recently, capitalized ›ß‹ – a special character that is regularly used in the German alphabet – was replaced by ›SS‹ (in headings, small caps in ...
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Glossaries, how to uppercase every first letter and only first letter (still supporting plural form)

From this question, how do I change it to have first letter of every word in uppercase with a command and only first word's first letter in uppercase with another command (still supporting plural form)...
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Capitalizing Chapter heads

how can I capitalize the chapter header in my work? as CHAPTER ONE not CHAPTER One. Here is my preamble below: \titleformat{\chapter}[hang] {\normalfont\normalsize\bfseries}{\chaptertitlename\ \...
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Title case for theorem argument

I would like to make the optional argument I pass to a theorem environment (which puts the argument in a parenthetical next to the theorem number - typically for naming a theorem) have title case i.e. ...
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Automatic capitalization of section headings

I have a large project (report class) in which I am importing separate files. What I would like to do is capitalise each word in the titles of chapter/section/subsection in the main document and table ...
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Titles of bibliography references not changed to sentence case by biblatex

I have a .bib file with items as shown below: @Article{ 10.1093/imaiai/iat004, author = {Javanmard, Adel and Montanari, Andrea}, journal = {Information and Inference: A Journal of the ...
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Capital letter after title of incollection item ending in question mark using biblatex' ieee-style

I noticed that the in after a title in a bibliography entry of an @incollection-type is capitalised, whenever the entry title ends in a ? or a !. It is not capitalised in any other case. This looks a ...
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How to make full-paged Table's Caption full-paged [duplicate]

My Table can show in full-paged mode. But my caption still at half-paged mode. I want my caption be centering in page. How to solve this issue? \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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Cannot Capitalize \citeauthor using \capitalisewords [duplicate]

I am dealing with a citation author whose surname is "dos Santos". I want to capitalize the "dos" since it appears in the beginning of a sentence. Here is my code for the main ...
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Biblatex: capitalize first word with \citetitle

I would like to capitalize the first word of the title in-text with the \citetitle macro, or at least being able to use the title of a reference with its first letter capitalized. In the bibliographic ...
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How to capitalise each word in Table of Contents when the headings are small caps within the text

I like to have my chapter, section and subsection headings in small caps with no capitalised first letters, e.g. written as 'chapter heading name' rather than 'Chapter Heading Name' in the code itself....
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Capitalised prefix in main text with lowercase prefix in bibliography

I'm looking to use the prefixes in a biblatex bibliography. Below are two entries, with my current use shown for [2]. It shows a lowercase prefix in both the bibliography and the text. How can I ...
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Capitalization of the first letter in acronym list

How do I modify the \acro command from the acronym package in order to capitalize the first letter in the acronym list but still keeping a lower case letter in the text. The accepted solution in: ...
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