[OS X TeX] textsc in chapter heading

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 19:21:59 CET 2012

On Mar 12, 2012, at 12:24 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Mar 12, 2012, at 10:08 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> It seems that the protection of \textsc  in
>> 	\chapter{The Basis Of \protect \textsc{Arithmetic}}
>> does not work.
>> Of course
>> 	\chapter[The Basis of ARITHMETIC]{The Basis of A{\huge RITHMETIC}}
>> is good enough for me.
>> But is there a "clean" way?
>> I think I once asked a similar question but was not able to find  
>> anything about it in either my mail or the archive. I also googled  
>> but to no avail.
>> Hopeful regards
>> --schremmer
> Howdy,
> I don't see why you have to \protect anything in that argument. It  
> seems to work with or without the \protect just fine and also with  
> \tableofcontents. What kind of problem are you having?

\textsc doesn't have any effect within the chapter title.

> Can you give a minimal but compilable example of where it goes wrong.

\chapter{The Basis of \textsc{Arithmetic}}
  	Some \textsc{Text}
  	Some more \textsc{Text}

Observe that \textsc works on "Some \textsc{Text}" but neither on   
"\textsc{Basis}" in the chapter title nor in the toc but that it does  
work in the running heading (page 4)

Same results with

\chapter[The Basis of \textsc{Arithmetic}]{The Basis of  


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