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I want to change the style of font for "References". I want the title of books and Articles stay in BOLD and dont in ITALIC BOLD how stay on my document.

My style stay:

KNUTH, D. E. The art of computer programming, Volume 16: Fundamental Algorithms. [S.l.]: Addison-Wesley, 1968.

I would like:

KNUTH, D. E. The art of computer programming, Volume 16: Fundamental Algorithms. [S.l.]: Addison-Wesley, 1968.

I'm use the style ABNT-ALF \bibliographustyle{abnt-alf}

This is not my all code, however is possible see the part that I need help:

Main Document (with settings):


\newcommand{\qcounts}{{\normalfont\textit{quadrat counts}}{}}
\newcommand{\msc}{{\normalfont\textit{Morte Súbita dos Citrus}}{}}
\title{Modelo autologístico para dados de citrus}

\footnote{Programa de Pós-graduação em Engenharia Elétrica, 
 Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais. 
Caixa Postal 00000, CEP 81531-990, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil. 
E-mail: fabioleandro@oucminas.br}\\



Testando referencias \cite{knuth}



\bibliography{bibliografia} %%%%%%%%%



My bibliography file:

    author = {Donald E. Knuth},
    title = {\textbf{The art of computer programming}, Volume 16: Fundamental Algorithms},
    publisher = {Addison-Wesley},
    year = {1968}

Thanks for the help

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Welcome to TeX.sx! Please add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem or, at the very least, tell us what style you're using to create your bibliography. – lockstep Nov 8 '12 at 20:10
Let me support lockstep's suggestion that you indicate, at the very least, which bibliography style you employ. BibTeX obtains all formatting-related directives from the bibliography style file that's specified via the, you guessed it, the command \bibliographystyle{<somestyle>}. – Mico Nov 8 '12 at 22:33
abnt-alf.sty, abntcite.sty, and abnt-alf.bst are not available on CTAN, so you need to provide a link to those files. – lockstep Nov 9 '12 at 8:30
Fábio, I'm not sure if I understood your request, neither if my solution is robust enough, but you could copy abnt-alf.bst to a new file, say abnt-fabio.bst, edit line 2068 replacing \emph by \textbf, then change \bibliographystyle{abnt-alf} to \bibliographystyle{abnt-fabio}. I do not recommend to include formatting instructions directly in the .bib file, that's the .bst role. :) – Paulo Cereda Nov 9 '12 at 11:36
Hello, Paulo Cereda, Work perfectly. I do changes on new file based on "abnt-alf" like your say and was all okay. Thanks very much – Fábio Cordeiro Nov 9 '12 at 15:06

With abntcite package, you can choose the emph style with the option abnt-emphasize during the package load with


Here's a MWE:

% to embed a .bib file in the source
    author = {Donald E. Knuth},
    booktitle = {The art of computer programming},
    volume = {16},
    title = {Fundamental Algorithms},
    publisher = {Addison-Wesley},
    year = {1968}
    author = {Donald E. Knuth},
    title = {The art of computer programming},
    subtitle = {Volume 16, Fundamental Algorithms},
    publisher = {Addison-Wesley},
    year = {1968}



Here's how I'd quote that book: \cite{knutha}; and here's (almost) how you asked for: \cite{knuthb}



And the output:

ABNTcite with abnt-emphasize=bf option

Please refer to the documentation in the abntex-doc-<version>.<zip> (or .tar.gz, etc) file on the project's page.

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