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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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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cleveref capitalise option not working with babel translations

When using the cleveref capitalize option, all my references should be capitalized. But this is only working if I do not add new babel translations. Running the following example results in figura ...
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How to capitalize letter (using \uppercase) that has been assigned to \let (or to \def)?

I don't seem to be able to capitalize a letter that has been assigned to \let. \let\zTest=t \uppercase{\zTest} % still small ADDENDUM: I've tried \def\zTest{t} just now and it didn't work either (...
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Capitalize first letter of an acronym (acronym package)

I am using the acronym package to manage my abbreviations. An older contribution from TeX.SE offered a working solution to capitalize the first character of the abbreviation when using \Ac instead of \...
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Make most letters of named theorem name lowecase when referenced

In the source below I have a namedtheorem environment which, when used, displays, instead of the usual "Theorem", the value of the key name in its optional argument. That name has initial letters ...
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How make first letter upper-case in list of theorems?

The first entry in the output from \listoftheorems in the following MWE begins with a lower-case letter, just as in the optional argument in the corresponding theorem environment. How can that letter ...
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Define different casing for akronyms in text and glossary

I want to have a glossary with acronyms, but I want to be able to configure freely the casing in the glossary itself and in text. From this answer, I know it is possible for "standard" glossary ...
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Title Case containing math

I have ben using the \xcapitalisefmtwords from the mfirstuc package (mentioned in the questions in the References section). However, that fails if the content contain any math content. Is there ...
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How to prevent a word in chapter name from capitalizing in footer globally defined by fancyhdr?

I am trying to write my thesis in LaTeX. My problem is, I have defined chapter and section titles as header and footer using package fancyhdr. I have certain words in chapter and section titles (...
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Generate macros for glossary terms to improve source readability

With glossaries-extra, I would like to generate macros for each glossary term to improve readability of the latex sources. I find it difficult to read text that looks like this (especially if it is a ...
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Retain lowercase of consecutive words with \MFUnocap{word} and mfirstuc

When trying to retain certain words as lowercase using the mfirstuc package, I've run into the following problem. In the example below, I want to use \capitalisewords from the mfirstuc package to ...
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What's the “right” way to ensure all of the autoref names are capitalized, in an sty?

Suppose I'm writing an .sty for people to use. This .sty might be loaded before or after hyperref, and possibly before some other packages define \chaptername, \chapterautorefname, \sectionname etc. ...
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\usepackage[slantedGreek]{newtxmath}: \mathsf{\upOmega} won't render

Feeding \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[slantedGreek]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \(\mathsf{\upOmega}\) \end{document} to any of [ps|pdf|lua|xe]latex results in a dot ...
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How to cite german book titles properly (upper case) with csl and rmarkdown?

I am using RMarkdown in RStudio and want to cite several sources using csl, specifically I use the style "elsevier-with-titles.csl". I want to cite a german reference, so title must have upper case ...
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How to write italic capital I / iota? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write I in the following style: How do I do this?
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bibliography not showing capital letters for words in “title” field for entries of type “@article” [duplicate]

I have a bib file with most words in the title all capitalized. For instance: @article{ekstrom2013family, Author = {Ekstr{\"o}m, Mats and {\"O}stman, Johan}, Date-Added = {2019-03-06 17:27:29 ...
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Cleveref lowercase for single references

The cleveref has two main citation commands: \Cref and \cref depending on whether you're referencing in the beginning of the sentence (producing Figure 1) or anywhere else (producing the abbreviated ...
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Capitalize first letter of each word when printing list of acronyms

I use the glossaries package and when I print the acronyms using \printglossary[type=\acronymtype,title={List of Abbreviations}], part of the output I get is as shown below. I have specified acronyms ...
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Capitalization of acronym in header

I'm using the short form of an acronym defined using the glossaries package in a section title. To properly capitalize the title, I'm using the \Acs macro. This works fine for the actual section name. ...
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Capital first letter after a period

I expected latex to automatically display the first letter after a period in uppercase, as I'm used to in MS Word, but turns out it doesn't, and I can't find anyone mentioning this on the internet nor ...
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How to fix this capitalization issue of a macro in the title-command?

I wrote the following code to typeset the title page of a paper: \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[USenglish]{babel} \begin{document} \title[...
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Convert all all-caps words to small caps #2

A question very similar to mine was asked before, but I assume that there are others with the same issue and that there are other solutions. I know several academic publishers that don't like ...
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Different Idem font shapes in biblatex-dw

I have a problem with the font shape of the idem words in biblatex-dw. In the MWE one sees that the word Ders in the first footnote is typeset in smallcaps with the original processed word being ders ...
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Adding a feature to the acronym package

I am trying to add four specific features to the acronym package and plug it into Overleaf: \acrounlisted - creates an unlisted acronym, which would be treated like an acronym (in that the first time ...
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The word ''Bibliography'' with lowercase letters

I'm writing my report in mathematics with the following code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% Useful Packages %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %--...
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Uppercase Table of Contents with polyglossia and RTL

I am trying to typset chapter titles in my TOC uppercase, as in this answer. I do not want to do it in the \chapter{} command, since I use the hyperref package to refer to the titles throughout my ...
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Forcing \bibname to all capitals

I need to enforce a style guideline which requires that all chapter and chapter-level equivalents have their headers and table of contents entries in all capital letters. I've managed this for most ...
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Check if argument is math expression. The case of making the first letter uppercase

In this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xspace} \newcommand{\pt}{\ensuremath{p_{T}}\xspace} \newcommand{\capitalise}[1]{ % if string ...
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Formatting the text entered with commands in custom environment

I want to create some kind of a to-do list. Here is a simple example: \documentclass{article} \newenvironment{myEnv}[1]{% \begin{center}% --- #1 ---% \end{center} }{} \newcommand*{\...
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How can I automatically capitalize significant words in my bibliography?

I'm using BibTex with natbib and the abbrvnat bibliography style. By default, it converts all but the first letter and {}-protected letters to lower case. I would like to automatically title-case my ...
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non-italic capital greek letters

I am using svjour3 class to draft my manuscript and have many \usepackage in it. The capital greek letters are rendered italic in the output. svjour3 could be obtained from journal website Following ...
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Add \href in \subsection{} make the url become capital

I add \href in \subsection{}, this make the url become all capital, how can I deal with this? For example, I use \subsection{\href{http://finance.sina.com.cn/roll/2018-06-30/doc-iheqpwqz3115534.shtml}...
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What is the upper case variant to \scshape etc.?

I have read on https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Fonts that there is no variant of \scshape for upper case. Also there seem to be problems with upper case that are addressed by the textcase ...
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How to have headings not capitalized using `tocbibind`?

I have a problem with my bibliography: with my settings, by default the bibliography does not appear in the table of contents (toc). So I included \usepackage{tocbibind} into my preamble which solved ...
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Capitalizing mathematical parts in section mark

In book documentclass, the section marks in the header are put in all caps. For normal text, that is okay. However, I've just noticed that the same happens to letters in math mode, which is obviously ...
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Cleveref refuses to find references [duplicate]

Ok, so I have a document where I made use of \autoref. I've been told now, that we want all chapters, sections, subsections, etc. capitalised. Since there is no \Autoref and I couldn't get its ...
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How to insert capital Greek letters via bibtex entry?

I followed advice in "How to write greek letters in BibTeX entry?". I produced a correct bibliography item based on using \textalpha in the relevant BibTeX item. (I use LyX Version 2.2.1 and I use ...
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Repeated in-footnote citation call-outs: Problem with Capitalisation

When I put \cite{} within two consecutive footnotes, the second footnote begins with a lowercase letter instead of with a capital. So the problem is here: Just like in the third footnote "Ebd." ...
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Capitalising titles

I have tried to capitalise the first letter of words in my bibliography titles by doing title = {Taniyama-{S}himura {C}onjecture} and this has worked for me so far. However, on my final reference, ...
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How to make spacedallcaps increase size of numbers as well?

When I'm using spacedallcaps it does what is suppose to do capitalizes letters and inserts spaces, but has no effect on numbers. Is there a way to make numbers proportionally increase? \...
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How can I have an acronym within another acronym with an uppercase first letter?

So I have two acronyms in my document. One of them involves the other: \newacronym[plural=AChems,firstplural=Artificial Chemistries (AChems)]{AChem}{AChem}{Artificial Chemistry} \newacronym[plural=...
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Forcing some \section text to not be capitalized

I have a document with the configuration below. I tried to use \MakeLowercase to force some text inside some sections to not be capitalized, but I'm get a warning (figure below). I would like to know ...
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Expanding to separate letters or capitalizing first letter of macro result

The following code produces Die Patientin ist nicht die Patientin. I'd like to have the second die also capitalized. Using \edef for \p@tcnom the whole argument is capitalized instead of only the ...
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Hyphen in uppercase acronyms in Glossaries

I'm using the Glossaries package, and I would like the acronyms to be printed as follows: list of acronyms: first letter of each word of an acronym to be uppercase running text: first letter of each ...
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Bug with case changing macros, capitalizing 'u' as 'V'

First I should say that I'm sorry if the question is too much broadly scoped, but I was not able to produce a MWE with this bug. My trouble is that I'm writing my PhD thesis in LaTeX (which I've used ...
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Title casing bibliography

Following along with the great article of How to get BibLaTeX-chicago use title case capitalization? I modified the source map to: <sourcemap> <maps datatype="bibtex" map_overwrite="1"> ...
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Fixing the all capitalization of bibtex with texstudio macro at once

One of the features of BibTeX is that it discards all capitalizations in titles of the references. This unwanted feature can be coped with including a curly brace (i.e. {}) around the text that you ...
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Lowercase TOC with memoir and hyperref

When using memoir and hyperref I can't make chapters lowercase in the TOC or I get all sorts of errors. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{lmodern} % \renewcommand{\cftchapterfont}{\...

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