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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Make textsc insensitive to environment

I'm using textsc inside an equation that then appears in a Theorem environment. I want the text in textsc inside the equation to appear in regular font, not italics (which is enforced by the Theorem ...
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Uppercase and lowercase small caps in abbreviations/shorthands?

I use abbreviations/shorthands to cite sources in running text (using the \parencite command). What I would like to get is the abbreviations being printed in small caps, with the uppercase letters ...
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Small caps bold

I downloaded and installed this font on my pc. In particular, I should have the normal, bold and semibold-italic versions. On latex, I tried to insert some text as small caps bold in this font, but it ...
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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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Increasing the Gap Produced by \Linebreak within a Small Caps Title

Consider the following code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \large \begin{center} {\scshape{H O W \, T O \, I N C R E A S E \, T H E \, S P A C E\...
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How to Produce Italicized Small Caps Using fontspec and the Code Compiled with Lualatex

I would like to obtain italicized small caps immediately following the lettrine. And so, I call in the lmodern and slantsc packages for this purpose into the following MWE: \documentclass{book} \...
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Roman numerals in TOC are not in smallcaps - microtype problem with memoir

I'm using the memoir class for typesetting a book. In the \frontmatter I have a chapter with a section and a subsection. My problem is that, in the TOC, the page number of the chapter appears in ...
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Unexpected Positioning of Paragraphs When Small Capped Letters Do Not Follow the Lettrine

Consider the code \documentclass[foolscap]{octavo} % to get a small image \usepackage{lettrine,lmodern,xcolor} \usepackage[tracking=true]{microtype} \input GoudyIn.fd \renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{...
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To Color or Not to Color the Small-Capped Letters Following a Two-Color Lettrine---A Typography Question

This question is directed to LateX typographers and is a bit of a follow-up to the one asked in Centering an Initfamily Letter within a Colorbox and Sizing It for Use as a Two-Color Lettrine. As ...
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Problems Encountered Trying to Vertically Stretch a Scaled Bold Smallcaps Title in a Usual Way

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{scalerel} % For Vertical Stretch \usepackage{scalefnt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % Allows to make bold the smallcaps text. \begin{document} \...
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Small caps (missing) and font choice with fontspec

Octavo package is supposed to print headings in small caps. But I'm probably using a font that does not allow small caps? Or what I do wrong because even in the text I cannot set small caps. The ...
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How to get \hyperref[…]{custom expression} in small caps?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsthm} \makeatletter \newtheoremstyle{style3}{\topsep}{}{}{}{\scshape}{}{ }{\thmname{#1} \thmnumber{#2} --- \thmnote{#3}.} ...
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Font XCharter generates small caps in english, but not in dutch

The following MWE generates small caps correctly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec,polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setmainfont{XCharter} \begin{document} xxx\textsc{abcd}xxx \end{...
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XeLaTeX: Arial small caps

I'm searching for the way to use \textsc and \scshape when I compile with XeLaTeX my document and I set Arial font. \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}\usepackage{fontspec}\setmainfont{Arial} I am using ...
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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 to get \nameref{} to be displayed in small caps?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} % PACKAGES LOADING \usepackage[dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{amsmath, mathtools, amsthm, mathrsfs, amssymb} \usepackage[framemethod=...
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Small caps in beamer lead to warning with french babel

I'm writing a presentation with beamer and trying to include a citation, but when I compile I get the warning Font shape `T1/lmss/m/sc' in size <10.95> not available (Font) Font shape `T1/lmr/m/...
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How do I type the word "Bibliography" in Small caps?

In my thesis I have all of the chapter names written in small caps (Professor asked me to do it). I use biblatex for automatic bibliography, but it generates the usual title without sc. Since it is ...
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Cyrillic Small Caps not working in section names

I have recently encountered weird problem. Following code: \documentclass[14pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[english, serbianc]{babel} \usepackage{...
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How make section titles bold and small-caps [duplicate]

Section titles should be bold+small-caps (but this code fail to do it) \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\section}{\Large\sc\bfseries}{}{}{}[] Full code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{...
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Small caps and old style numerals not working with XeTeX in 2021

As above, I'm having difficulty getting small caps and old style numerals to print properly when using CMU Serif with XeTeX. I'm aware that this is a topic that has been discussed before but I wasn't ...
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How to obtain a description item starting with a capital letter using classicthesis?

Consider following MWE: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[Apple] apple \item[\textbf{Apple}] apple \item[apple] apple \end{description} \end{document} which gives ...
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Setting language variant in polyglossia removes small caps from font

I've come across a strange interaction between polyglossia and certain fonts (I've only tested Libertinus Serif, though). When specifying the language variant bokmal for the language norwegian, small ...
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Small caps headers

I use Italian Garamond to write a document and I'd like to use small caps. The problem is that there is no Italian Garamond small caps to buy. Therefore, how could I get to have at least capital ...
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Beamer: use helvetica only in \textsc

I am using beamer and I would like to use \textsc but with Helvetica. Adding \usepackage[scaled=.92]{helvet} to the preamble does the job. Problem is, this changes too all the text of the slides to ...
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Using two lowercase letters inside \textsc for a heading on the titlepage? (+ different baseline stretch on header?)

so I searched for some time now, but I did not find a thread addressing this problem. Guess noone wants lowercase letters in a \textsc heading, but me... The title of my thesis should be in \textsc ...
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Make number size match in page header

I want to achieve page headers that are lowercase small capitals. MWE below: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[automark]{scrlayer-scrpage} \addtokomafont{pageheadfoot}{\normalfont\scshape} \ohead{\...
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Use Small Caps of ttf font with xetex in plain tex (without fontspec)

I want to use the small caps of the font CormorantGaramond-Light.ttf. With XeLaTeX I could just do \documentclass {article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Cormorant Garamond Light} \begin{...
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Disabling ligatures only for small caps style?

I want to write the word Beruflich in small caps using the \scshape command. However, when the letters fl are next to each other they are output without small caps. When they are separated by a space ...
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Wordwrap text in small caps \textsc

I have several terms in small caps which include the character "/" such as: \textsc{solarium/disapproved} They are a part of regular text but sometimes when they appear at the end of the ...
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Fontspec - Italic small caps with semi-bold

I have problems when I use small italic capitals with a "non-standard" font weight (here semi-bold). I tried several things like FontFace={sb}{it}{Font=LinLibertine_RZI_G. ttf, ...
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How can I change text, depending on whether it is \scshape or not?

What would be the simplest way to create a macro like \ifscshape{sc case}{else} (similar to e.g. \ifdraft{}{}), so that this \newcommand{\cec}{\ifscshape{CEC}{\textsc{Cec}}} In normal text, the ...
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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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SmallCaps is not working with the font Ubuntu

I am trying to print text in SmallCaps with the Ubuntu font, but it does not work for me. Code: % !TeX program = lualatex \documentclass[ebook,11pt,twoside,openright,showtrims]{memoir} % --------------...
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Using \textsc and \textbf with titlesec [duplicate]

I would like to have my section titles in bold and small caps, but they do not seem to work. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[ left = 2cm, right = 2.5cm, top = 1.5cm, ...
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Tracking (microtype) causes different results within \makebox

Why is the tracking for small caps text different in \makebox and how can I get an equal result? % !TeX TS-program = lualatex \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[% tracking=...
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Combining small caps with lining figures

I use small caps in my document for all abbreviations, even though it can be challenging sometimes (e.g. in abbreviations like "dACL"). I also use old-style figures in the body of my text ...
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Deactivate ligatures in small caps in xelatex

In the following minimal example using the Palatino Linotype font: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{mathspec} \setmainfont{PalatinoLinotype}[ Extension = .ttf, Ligatures = TeX,...
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Bold small caps in Cyrillic with erewhon

The README file of erewhon package claims that Erewhon adds small caps in all styles However, with \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[russian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{erewhon}...
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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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Manually modify TOC in Lyx (Classic Thesis)

I'm using Miede's classic thesis template for Lyx and want to change two things: i) It uses lower case small caps for latex equivalents of \part() and \part*(). However, only \part() is shown as lower ...
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How can I put part of my section/subsection heading into small caps?

I want to to have section headings like \section{-\textit{rqsa} `Affirmative suffix (\textsc{aff}'} Note that there are dozen sections like this, so it's not just a solution for this one example. ...
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Modifications of chapter name in header with \fancyhdr don't work in table of contents

I am formatting my headers and footers with \fancyhdr and for some reason all my formatting comes out fine except for \leftmark in the toc part of the document. I have tried with and without \...
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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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Font TeX Gyre Termes Unable to Use

I am using the newest editions of MacOS, MacTeX, TeXMaker, and all the packages that I am using. This is the code I have: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{...
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How to force small caps/etc. within specific text in a table?

I am using XeLaTeX and need parts of my tables to be in small caps. (note: \textbf{} and \textit{} work perfectly. It is only \textsc{} that is not working. Here is the current code that is producing ...
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Cannot get small caps with OTF font and XeTeX

I am working on a project which requires me to use plain TeX, which I compile with XeTeX. The font I use is available as the following OTF files: MyFontSerif-{Regular,Bold,Italic,BoldItalic}.otf I am ...
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Bold small caps with Lualatex

Referring to this tread: How to use fontspec and also have small bold caps with LuaLaTeX?, I've a font with real small caps, but the same problem too. Please, compile this simple code: \documentclass{...
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Biblatex: small caps for pages in roman numerals

In Biblatex I can use roman numerals in the pages fiels and in the citation commands. E.g.: @InBook{id, author = {Surname, Name}, title = {Title}, booktitle = {Book Title}, date = {2000}, ...
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How to avoid small caps exceeding pre-defined document margins?

When I use small caps in my document, they occasionally exceed the margins I have defined with the geometry package. The underlined part of the name "Lambrecht", which you can see in the ...
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