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## Re: \smallCaps is a copy of \caps [?!]

 From: Kieren MacMillan Subject: Re: \smallCaps is a copy of \caps [?!] Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 15:57:39 -0400

```Hi Nicolas,

```
```\caps used to change the font shape to caps, which is available in eg
ccm, but not in CenturySchoolBook. So when the later was the default
```
A hackish \smallCaps was developped, which change lower case letters to
```smaller upper case letters.

```
So at some point, the two were different commands, one working only with fonts that had the caps shape variant, and the other, more ugly, but which
```works with the default font.

```
In the end, because of the numerous questions about why \caps has no effect,
```it was decided to be made identical to \smallCaps.
```
```
Thanks for the explanation.

```
Would it be possible to repurpose \caps to do what it actually says, i.e., turn text to UPPERCASE?
```Can I make this happen easily in Scheme alone?

Thanks,
Kieren.

```