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Garamond Italic font: First capital letter looks strange

I am using the Garamond font, included by the fontspec package: \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Garamond} In my opinion, the first capital letter in italics looks strange. It does not fit to the ...
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Is there a way to add italic correction at the end of inline math?

I would like to add italic correction at the end of inline math, depending on the italic correction of the last math character. Here is a MWE showing why I would like to have that: %! TEX program = ...
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How do I get italic correction in LuaLaTex with unicode-math and \left \right?

The story about italic correction in LuaLaTeX when using unicode-math seems to be an old one. However, the issue does not appear to be fixed. Here is what it looks like with unicode-math and without ...
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Spacing of italic differential d in mtpro2

Differential quantities with the mtpro2 font package don't typeset correctly (I think) because of the italic correction on the d character. Using this post Math letter's italic correction I ...
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Removing math italic correction: Should kern stay outside or go inside of subscript field?

Sometimes it is desirable to remove the automatic italic correction appended after a math object (e.g., any ordinary math letter, the integral sign, etc.) while in math mode. Applications include: ...
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How to Italicize (One Time) a Lettrine *(Question Updated)*

This question has been revised. Please see below. I would like to be able to occasionally italicize a lettrine. I am aware of the good answer given in How to italicise lettrine font, but unfortunately ...
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Space between italics and blackboard bold characters with Fourier package

Below is a MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fourier} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem*{theorem}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{theorem} Let $Q$ be a set in $\...
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How to Make \textgreek Bold and Italicized Using the Electrum Package

I am working on a project that makes use of the electrum package, and which, from time to time, I would like to be able to make bold some Greek using the \textgreek command. Alas, I have not been able ...
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Why latex file shows some characters instead of digits?

I wrote a text in overleaf and then i transferred the file to winedit. But, some digits and characters are shown wrongly with some symbols. Formula in overleaf vs formula transferred in winedit
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How to make font within equations look normal [duplicate]

When writing maths equations and I want to write words within the dollar signs, or between when I've written \begin{equation} and \end{equation} it comes out in italics. I have tried \emph{...} but it ...
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Turn off auto-insertion of italic correction (undesired extra kerning)

The LaTeX2e font selection manual states Commands defined by \DeclareTextFontCommand automatically take care of any necessary italic correction (on either side). So running the following example \...
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`\/` italics correction within \textit{} produces unwanted extra space

My knowledge of LaTeX is not very much up to date, but I've learned to use italics correction (\/) whenever you do not want ligatures to be used, like for \textit{Farbauf\/lösung} (for non-Germans: ...
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Italic correction fails when putting \textit into a custom command [duplicate]

I am currently writing my PhD thesis (genetics) and I encountered the following problem: The text contains a lot of gene names (italic) with mutations indicated as superscripts. So, rather than typing ...
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Math expressions in italic text have more space on the right side than the left side

Minimal reproducible example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \newtheorem{lemma}{Lemma} \begin{document} \begin{lemma} Suppose that \(a\) and \(b\) are integers. \end{lemma} \end{...
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Achieving better kerning in text mode italics

In the font I'm using to set italics, the apostrophe / right single quote is outputting poorly kerned: The kerning of the first apostrophe in 'n' and the apostrophes in they've and they're is ...
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Non-italic text when using subscripts [duplicate]

I would like to use subscripts in text and display it non-italic. When using the $_{} the text is rendered italic. Can I change that behavior? How to achieve that (preferably as a default in ...
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Chktex complains about "no italic correction found", how to fix this?

I use the following code for custom theorems, as I like slanted text in thereoms better than italicized, using amsthm. \newtheoremstyle{thm-sl} {}{} {\slshape} % slanted text instead of italicized {}...
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Italic correction in own quote commands from csquotes

I'm using the csquotes package and defined (with the help of this forum) three additional quotation commands for quoting ancient sources. However, the italics correction seems to be missing. It's ...
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Aligning \overline to “italics” font but starting with upshape

I want to write an X with a bar on top. The X should be upright, but in headings it should be italics. The bar should be in the correct position. So my question is a variant of Aligning \overline to &...
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Do better Italics correction in textit with maths

The code \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsfonts} \begin{document} \textit{Given a collection \(M\) of \(\mathbb{S}\)-terrible $n$-beautiful gizmos ...} \end{document}enter code here ...
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Volume number should not be displayed in italics with apacite bibliography style

I am very new to LaTeX, and I'm trying to set up my citation and bibliography format. The only problem I have left is that my volume/issue is displayed in italics when I use the apacite bibliography ...
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Always getting upright numbers in references created with \cref, with italic-correction for conjunction between references

How do I make it so that I get upright numbers all the time in references created with \cref? I believe I'm supposed to do this with \crefdefaultlabelformat{#2\textup{#1}#3}. But in my example below, ...
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No italic correction in ConTeXt

Quoting ConTeXt garden, There is a font switch \em to emphasize text. This is somewhat special: it does automatic italic correction and changes the alternative depending on the current alternative. ...
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Left handed writing

Is there a way in LaTeX, which would make some text look like it has been written by a left hander. In italic fonts, is there a distinction between left handed and right handed writing(you can ...
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A math symbol in quotation marks

As to quoting math symbols, we already find nice answers in How to write quotation marks in math environment? But I have a question to a problem that doesn't show up in the examples in the above ...
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Modify/Remove italic correction in math [duplicate]

Is there any way to modify or remove the italic correction in all math environments globally? I don't like the uneven spacing it causes when there are multiple variables multiplied together or ...
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Positioning of \dot

When adding a \dot above a symbol defined using glossaries, the dot is misplaced. Presumably, the italic correction is not working as expected. How can I fix this? % arara: pdflatex % arara: ...
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Biblatex unitalisize in text citation

I'm trying to get a Harvard citation style working but I don't know how to unitalisize the title in an in text citation. I'm using pdflatex and biber to produce my results. pdflatex is version 3....
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No italic correction in math mode?

Is it possible to get italic correction work in math mode? I found that F or C followed by a \forall extremely ugly in TeX/LaTeX, and inserting \/ like F \/ \forall does not help. Is F \, \forall ...
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Mathtools: Automatic italic corrections before math not working when combined with ~

In mathtools, I've noticed that the automatic italic correction before math doesn't work when combined with ~. For instance, in \documentclass{article} \usepackage{mathtools} \begin{document} \...
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Linux Libertine Italic Spacing

I believe this is related, but my issue is not math-specific. The problem is: %!TEX TS-program = xelatex %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[12pt]{article} % PACKAGES \usepackage{...
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Macro to be used in a \section command that has no effect in the table of contents

I need a macro that is executed only in the main document (within a section title) and then disappears (for the table of contents). A minimal example where this occurs is this: \documentclass[12pt]{...
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How does italic correction work?

How does italic correction work? Where are the correction values looked up? Why is it not automatically included? What is the effect of multiple \/ or \/ in odd places such as between letters or ...
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How to use italic correction for slanted letters (\textsl)?

Is there italic correction specific to slanted letters (\textsl)? I always use \textsl for slanted letters (not \slshape), so would redefining \slshape to add an \/ at the end be the easiest way of ...
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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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^\sharp with slanted italic font

With certain fonts with strongly slanted italics are used in math mode, $f^\sharp$ collides the f and the \sharp. Is there a good way to deal with this, except for adding some kind of manual italic ...
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Italic/slanted math font and kerning

I'd like to write a macro for typesetting slanted letters in bold for highlighting vectors. I've used this implemenation: \newcommand\vect[1]{\text{\bfseries\sffamily\slshape#1\/}} But I've run into ...
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How can I enable italic correction for LuaTeX?

LuaTeX ignores mathematical italic correction by default, as noted by Khaled Hosny. This leads to some awful errors when using some alphabet which is very slanted, like XITS' mathematical script ...
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Contradiction in a TeXbook example?

This might be a little OT, but I'm curious about this: in the TeXbook the excercises 4.1 and 4.2 mention the italic correction needed in some cases. One such case is: {\it f\/} Since TeX is only ...
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theorem-like environments: italic correction and endmark placement

How would you define theorem-like environments so that: (1) theorems are set in italics with italic correction and (2) proof endmarks occur directly after text?
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Math letter's italic correction

Are there a way to display PS and TN and CD and so forth (product of two variables) more beautifully? The normal CM font puts a wide space between the left letter and right letter. If use the package ...
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Italic Correction for Linux Libertine Font

I was looking for a new font for the manuals of my LaTeX packages and found the Linux Libertine most pleasing. However it seems that it doesn't support italic correction (yet). I assume that a font ...
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biblatex, hyperref and punctuation issue

And a little bit more biblatex stuff: I've noticed that, when using hyperref, there is an issue in form of an ugly space between the citation and the punctuation (be it comma or period). Please, take ...
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Space between emphasized word and parenthesis

When I have the following text (\emph{WSJ}) the J will touch the parenthesis in an ugly way (my opinion). Is LaTeX supposed to keep some space there? How can I get some more space there in a a nice ...
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Bad spacing of math letters within italic text

I use the standard AMS theorem style, which means that my theorems are set in italic. In combination with math variables, this sometimes gives horrible spacing: The input If $U$ or $V$ \dots yields I ...
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