Questions tagged [small-caps]

{small-caps} is about the use and provision of small capitals: uppercase (capital) characters set at the same height as lowercase characters (usually 1ex).

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How to change fake small caps size

I would like to use this solution by @egreg to type in fake small caps. It works perfectly, except it seems that I cannot change the font size using \fontsize{}{}\selectfont. On this example, both ...
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How does LaTeX \scshape and \bfseries works with custom fonts?

For a project, I am using Frutiger font files. I have different files: regular, light, bold. I have tried several things, but I am unable to get bold small caps characters. All of the solutions on ...
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How to add small caps to the headers? [duplicate]

I'd like to add some small caps to the headers. How could I do that? This is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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Apply special formatting to capital letters in expl3

In my attempt to learn expl3 programming, I've hacked together a function to fake "smallcaps" by looping through a token list and enlarging any tokens that are capital letters. The code currently "...
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Replacing Small Caps When Undefined or Not Available

According to the brilliant answer to this question it is possible to check whether small caps are available or not. However, trying to actually make a use of this code I get a strange result: When the ...
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Remove italic text from footer but not ToC

Since I have some italic text in some subsections, when I place the section mark in small caps in the footer, the text in italic remains lower case. How can I remove the \textit setting exclusively in ...
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How to get smallcaps for a font that doesn't support it? [duplicate]

I have a few artistic fonts that I use in XeLaTeX with the fontspec package. However, they don't support smallcaps out of the box. Is there a way to tell LaTeX to "fake" smallcaps by capitalizing ...
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Figure caption - label font

For my thesis i want a label caption: that has the sc font and its should be bold Consider the following minimal working example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{caption}% Required for ...
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Combining slantsc and cfr-lm package

I am interest in italic and slanted small caps. I found that slanted small caps are easily done with slantsc package, while italic small caps are provided by cfr-lm package. Unfortunately, I think ...
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Tell LaTeX to use one command in one situation, a different one in another

In French, we write century numbers as the century number in Roman numerals, small caps, followed by e in superscript. As I use this a lot, I have created a command for it: \newcommand{\siecle}[1]{\...
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Rendering italics and small-caps with diacritics, or manually composing diacritics

I'm trying to render an italicized small-caps u with macron, but the result is never in small-caps. The reason for this combination is that my headers are rendered in small-caps, and one of my chapter ...
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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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acronym package and small caps only for some words

I'm using acronym package to define acronyms and abbreviations in my thesis. I like to write acronyms in small caps, but I need to write some abbreviations in lower case. Reading tha package ...
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Can I use different font sizes in the title of my document?

I am using a poster template I found here to base my poster on. I want to use small caps in my title, but the font used, cmbright, does not support this. So I thought I could fake it by doing ...
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Faked Small Caps as style

I am sorry if this has somehow already been asked, but after searching for about 2 hours I didn't manage to find anything. So, I am using the Greek Linux Libertine font which does not provide for ...
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How can I use \textsc inside a \documentclass (poster) option?

I am using a quite nice looking poster template I found here to base my poster on. However, I want to use \textsc{} in my title, and the template won't let me. I get the following error: Argument of \...
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Bold text cancels the small caps format

I'm trying to put a text in small caps bold, but I'm noticing that as soon as I apply the bold, ovverrides the small caps rule. Isn't that in LaTex, these two rules don't live together? This is my ...
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Combining small caps and sans serif?

Is it possible to combine small caps (\textsc) and sans serif (\textsf)? I am using the default LaTeX fonts.
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smallcaps in a matrix, \\ coupled with foreach loop

I wanted to make a command which would put all of my text in smallcaps and in a matrix. This is \fmold below. This gave me an error, prompting me to make a foreach loop as seen in \smallcapsify and \...
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LuaLaTex not outputting small caps for Times New Roman

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} \textsc{smallcaps} \end{document} When I compile it using XeLaTeX, it ...
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Small caps with macron above using CMU Serif

I have some letters with macron above (in fact I have only ū and ā), they work pretty. But in small caps, when I set \setmainfont{CMU Serif} it totally fail. Instead of small cap letter, I get small ...
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Unwanted uppercases in bibliography names and in captions

when I use the apa6 or article document class in english, there is no problem. But when I put it in french the names of authors in apa style (with apalike) are with uppercases and it's the same about ...
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Underline small-capped section with titleformat?

With the MWE in place, i got the smallcaps into the section formatting (hopefully right), but cannot use \titleformat to uline the section, despite the doc saying: "The very last command can take an ...
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Customize BibLaTeX: no author, no date, small caps in citations (style alphabetic-verb)

How can I customize BibLaTeXso that I get the following?: N.N. (or O.V.) when no author is given in my .bib-file n.d. (or o.J.) when no year is given in my .bib-file authors in small caps in ...
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Sans serif bold-faced small caps in section title

I use PT Sans as my sans serif font. Thus, it is used in part, chapter, and section titles and so on. In my titles, I use small caps. As far as I understand it, the titles are boldfaced and it seems ...
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Small caps only apply to capitals

I am trying to get small caps to work with the Doves Type font. It is an OpenType font and supports both UppercaseSmallCaps & SmallCaps (c2sc & smcp, if I’m correct). Unfortunately when I try ...
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From Capitals to Small Capitals

If I have a font in which lookups exist c2sc as built-in, there is a command to make small caps capital letters without incurring complicated codes like this: Convert all-caps words to small caps I ...
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Uppercase numbers in section headers - classicthesis

How can I force an uppercase number in the subsection header of classicthesis? As oldstyle numbers are used through classicthesis, this causes a problem for headers where abbreviations containing ...
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Why do small caps on $\XeLaTeX$ have incorrect kerning? [closed]

This is the Adobe Garamond Pro small caps as appeared on the official Adobe spec sheet: This is what I got from XeLaTeX with \setmainfont and \textsc{}: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec}...
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Override small-caps \chapter locally

When I customise the \chapter format using titlesec as follows (important bit is the \bfseries for small caps): \titleformat{\chapter}[block] {\titlerule[1pt]\addvspace{0pt}\Large\scshape\...
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Smallcaps disappearing in tex4ebook compilation

I am using smallcaps to mark certain direct speech (essentially uttered by non-human entities). I use it almost exclusively through the following macro: \usepackage{quotmark} \newcommand{\gqt}[1]{\...
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Apostrophe height in small caps with a special font

Using lualatex and fontspec with a special Garamond font. The font I use has two versions of the apostrophe: a normal high and a low small caps one. The problem occurs using small caps feature, ...
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How do I use small capitals in the title of a document of class article?

I want to use small capitals in the title of my LaTeX document (of class article), which is all capitals by default. The following MWE does not give the expected results (it does nothing): \...
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Conflict using french babel resulting in bibliography refs appearing in smallcaps [duplicate]

I wanted to re-run my thesis and while I changed nothing (nor the file format, the bib file or anything), all my references in the text now appear in smallcaps. I suspect there is a conflict with the ...
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\textsc in IEEE Access Template

I am struggling to use \textsc in the IEEE Access Template that can be downloaded from here. To be able to compile it in Linux, I had to change the name of the logos as explained here. After that, ...
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Page headers for glossary in arsclassica

I cannot find a good way of making page headers of glossaries-extra’s glossary formatted in ʟᴏᴡᴇʀᴄᴀsᴇ sᴍᴀʟʟ ᴄᴀᴘs that is default format for arsclassica’s chapter (i.e, left-hand side pages) and ...
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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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Is it possible to write a small caps number in only one place in a tex document?

In a tex document I have \textsc{exp3} and I would like to make the 3 a small caps number. Is it possible ? Here is my code, which uses ACM template. \documentclass[acmlarge]{acmart} \settopmatter{...
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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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IEEEtran class: how to achieve “small caps” font effect? [duplicate]

In the IEEEtran class, how can I achieve the "small caps" font effect used for e.g. stating the names of IEEE societies and publications, and the section titles (see example below)? Thanks and ...
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How do you use Bold Small Caps with the moderncv package?

Overleaf Version \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} % Font sizes: 10, 11, or 12; paper sizes: a4paper, letterpaper, a5paper, legalpaper, executivepaper or landscape; font families: sans or ...
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Locally override metropolis's titleformat section=smallcaps

I'm making a presentation that must follow a given template. This template includes the following line: \usetheme[titleformat frame=allsmallcaps, titleformat section=smallcaps]{metropolis} The thing ...
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Alternative (lowercase) list-of headings for small caps in TOC

Suppose we were using small caps (rather than, e.g., bold face) to format a sectioning level in our TOC, say, section. Consequently, we would use the appropriate alternative spelling of the section ...
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Typesetting abbreviations in large small caps with numbers

I have trouble displaying an abbreviation nicely. Removing largesmallcaps is a small improvement, but looks really bad in full document. I want normal numbers in the rest of the document. How can I ...
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Both regular and small letters/symbols in equation mode

Hei guys! So I am trying to figure out how to create a formula in equation mode with both regular and small letters. How do I accomplish this? My code is this: \begin{equation} \boxed{SS\begin{...
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Getting small caps in linguistics glosses automatically using gb4e

I am searching for a way to automatically format appropriate parts of a gb4e morpheme-by-morpheme gloss in small caps. I use small caps in the gloss line to mark out functional material; that is, ...
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Problem with accsupp and bibliography when used to detokenize small caps in XeLaTeX

This is kind of a follow-up question to a question I asked some months ago. I use XeLaTeX with scrbook class and Cambria as a font. Since Cambria lacks small caps, text in small caps cannot be ...
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Turkish small cap dotted 'i' in footnote

LuaLaTeX renders Turkish small cap dotted 'i' correctly in the main body of the text, but not in footnotes. Are there any solutions? Here is a MWE: %!TEX program = lualatex \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Provide smallcaps bold macro [duplicate]

please smallcaps bold tex coding provided?
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Small Caps does not Work for Section

I'm writing using \article class and I want to make every section of it centered and small caps with no bold. I use sectstypackage for this. I tried it this way \documentclass{article} \...

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