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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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

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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How can I produce TeX Gyre Pagella smallcaps using LuaLaTeX?

This is the same basic question as here and here but for LuaLaTeX. I don't know if I'm missing something but the following does not work for me: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Small Capitals in \contentsname and \addcontentsline

How can I use small capitals to write the TABLEs in \contentsname and \addcontentsline? \documentclass{book} \renewcommand{\contentsname}{TABLE of contents} \begin{document} \tableofcontents\...
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Generating rules for section, subsection and subsubsection

I would like to have a template rule at the beginning of my document, that will make my sections, subsection and subsubsections to look as below: A. FIRST SECTION FONT CENTURY SMALL CAPS BOLD Grey ...
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Small caps table and section numbering

I've formatted the table labels and section numbers to be in small caps. However, both when using \autoref and in the LOT, the table number is in lowercase letters. I'm not sure what I need to change. ...
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Parser for creating “manual” small-caps

I would like to have part toc entries, which are formatted \bfseries\sffamily, as small-caps. This combination is not available for the font used. Not even with packages. I implemented it "manually" ...
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Display ß in small caps [duplicate]

When I use ß in headings - which I want to be in small caps - it gets replaced by a double S. Is there a way to still have a ß there, which is also the same height as the other letters? Just to ...
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Modify format of chapter number in toc independent of chapter number in heading

I want to format the toc-chapter numbers indpendent of the chapter numbers in the text. The chapter number for the appendix should be in small caps. However, I've modified the \chapterformat in a \...
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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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