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I would like to make a section title UpperCase+textbf, however, while trying to define it like this


an error is produced.

If I use only one of these two properties (\textbf or \MakeUppercase), everything works fine, so what's the problem?

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Welcome to! A tip: You can use backticks ` to mark your inline code as I did in my edit. –  Torbjørn T. Mar 21 '12 at 18:58

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\textbf takes an argument (and so just gets \MakeUppercase as its argument here). Use the declaration form, \bfseries instead.

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