Questions tagged [capitalization]

{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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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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Customize lst index list list of listings

I would like to see if there is a way to make the same format like this to show figures but for lst listings. I would like to have something like: CODE 1. CODE 1 CODE 2. CODE 2 That is to say, add ...
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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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How do I capitalise each word in a \nameref call?

Using the same data as I asked in this earlier question. How do I capitalise each word in the final column, which is called by \nameref? I need to retain the ability to use lower-case on the first ...
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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

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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How to capitalize LaTeX3 sequence element in document input stream?

How to capitalize LaTeX3 sequence element in document input stream? The problem with \seq_item:N I think, becaue it unexpandable. \documentclass{article} \ExplSyntaxOn \seq_new:N \...
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Can get to work with capital letters and small capitals in fancyhdr

Is there a way of making a capitalized section name appear in fancyhdr as only first letters capital? My section name is HELLO, and I want it to appear as Hello (in small capitals) in the header. The ...
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\Citet stops working when \bibpunct with numeric style is used

Consider this MWE: \begin{filecontents}[overwrite]{\jobname.bib} @article{vonSurname2020, year = {2020}, author = {von Surname, Auhtor}, title = {Real Interesting}, journal = {International ...
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How can I make it so that all the letters on a word are all capitalized yet the first letter is bigger than the rest?

How can I make it so that all the letters on a word are capitalized yet the first letter is bigger than the rest? An example would be the first and second word on the following image: Thanks in ...
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First letter in capital "part I, ..., IV", chapters and sub-sections automatically in [scrbook]?

i am struggling to find a way to capitalize the first letter in "part", "chapter" and "sub-sections" automatically... so far i've used a manual workaround "\...
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Macro that capitalizes word if first in sentence

In a document I want to parametrize a pronoun so the document is easier to change when we change the person. \newcommand\personname[0]{Joanna Smith} \newcommand\personpronoun[0]{she} This is great, ...
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Capitalization in bibtex

I would like entries in the bibliography to appear as typed in bibtex, specifically with capitalization when it occurs. But bibtex does not capitalize letters unless the are wrapped in an extra set of ...
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How to get acronyms entries in uppercase letters and capitalize only the first letter of the entries from the glossary?

I found a lot of information on this forum about how to present the entries into a glossary (uppercase, lowercase, first letter capitalized); but I don't understand how to have two different styles ...
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How to make Polish letters capitalized at the beginning of each page in amsbook?

I've been lately struggling with Polish letters in my thesis. Everything is fine in the text itself, but when I compile, the titles at the beginning of each page are displayed incorrectly. Let me show ...
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How does one change the capitalization of titles?

I have seen many mathematical papers with the following format. However, I am only able to typeset files of the following type. The notable differences include the all-caps, boldface title rather ...
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Is \@ necessary when capital letters are enclosed in a command?

Normally, when a sentence ends in a capital letter, the space following the period is treated like a normal space. To get an end-of-sentence space, you must put \@ before the period. Is this also ...
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How do I make greek uppercase latters upright/roman again?

For some reason, when I last compiled my TEX code, all uppercase greek letters are suddenly no longer upright. Unfortunately, I don't remember what exactly I changed. I found that the package upgreek ...
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Index entries with capitalised letters for each word

TLDR; I'd like an index (like) command that fully expands before executing, so that \newcommand{\words}{Some important Words}\indexCMD{\words} is exactly like \indexCMD{Some important Words} - as if \...
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How can I convert a datetime month name to uppercase?

I'm trying to create a date style that results in 01 JUN 2020 \documentclass{article} \usepackage[USenglish]{babel} \usepackage[showseconds=false,useregional=text,calc]{datetime2} \...
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Capitalize only first letter in \citet with biblatex and natbib=true

I have question concerning the use of the \citet command when loading biblatex with the option natbib=true. I'm a LaTeX beginner and this may be an easy question, but i still couldn't solve it. I'm ...
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Acronyms capitalisation

I'm sure I am being an idiot but here goes. I have used the \usepackage{glossaries} package for an acronym list. However, when I first use the \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \...
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Change Long Form of Acronym to Lower Case in Text (Glossaries)

There are a lot of examples of how to change first letters to upper case using glossaries (Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms, capitalisation and list of acronyms, ...
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Automatically insert double brace to preserve capital letter in title field of latex bibliography

Surfing on the web, it is clear that double brace in .bib item will preserve the capital letters of the titles. Context: I already have a huge .bib with no double brace in the title field. Question: ...
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How do I convert all capital letters (in style math) to \mathsf style, in whole document?

\documentclass[14pt]{memoir} \usepackage{ragged2e} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{microtype} \usepackage{setspace}%espace bin stora \renewcommand{\...
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Acronym package: printonlyreused and capitalizing doesn't work

The recent version of the acronym package provides options to only print multiply used acronyms ([printonlyreused]) to the list of acronyms as well as capitalizing e.g. long versions (\Acl{XYZ}). ...
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Automatic Capitalization of Section Headings According to APA Style

Is there a way to automatically capitalize words in a heading according to APA Style? This post suggests the use of titlecaps package, however it seemingly add uppercase to all words. According to ...
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BibTeX loses capitals when creating .bbl file - Natbib, Havard Reference style

Yes, I know: It's a feature and not a bug. But it is a pretty annoying feature IMHO. When I compile my LaTeX document into a PDF, BibTeX converts all capital letters in the title into lower case ...
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How to auto-capitalize the first phrase in a paragraph and make the first letter bigger?

I would like to auto-capitalize the first phrase (could be more than one word, specified by user in some way) in a paragraph and make the first letter of each word of the capitalized phrase bigger ...
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Creating a macro that can selectively format capital letters

For a project my partner and I are working on, our text includes a great number of words in mixed lowercase and smallcaps: We're currently doing this with a rather clunky macro: \newcommand{\famword}...
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