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How to Insert Italics Text in LaTeX

You can write italic text in LaTeX by using the \textit{} command. The text which should be italic goes between the { and } symbol. See the example in Listing 1 in which "and parts of it" will be rendered italic.

This is text \textit{and parts of it} are italic.
Listing 1 - Italics text in LaTeX.
A LaTeX PDF containing the italics text