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Define a rule for all bold math letters

I have been using \def\H{\bm{H}} to define bold letters in math mode. Is there a way I can define a general rule for any letters? Like I want a rule that allow \*anyletters*{\bm{*anyletter}* % ...
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Incompatibility between “breqn” package and bold box symbol (\Box)

Using a bold \Box symbol from the amssymb package leads to a strange output showing three consecutive bold box symbols of decreasing size when breqn package was loaded. This effect appears with the ...
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Bold but not italic! [duplicate]

I'm using \textbf{3} in math mode (\[ ... \]) to get a bold 3. The problem is that I'm sometimes in an italic environment. Then my 3 gets italic, too. But I don't want it to get italic. What can I do ...
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Unbold frontmatter chapter names in table of contents [duplicate]

According to the thesis guidelines set out by my university, the Chapter names in the table of contents must be bold. But all sections in the prefatory sections must be normal font (unbold) in the ...
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Semibold with lmodern? (Middle-bold)

I have my document ready to print, except the title. Regarding purely personal and aesthetic taste, I want it with serif with lmodern font, and a bit bold. However, for my taste, using \normalfont is ...
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Bold advanced math symbols

I am looking to get bold math symbols beyond simple characters. In particular, I'm having trouble with the following: \bm{$a\xleftarrow{r} b$} I've tried using several other packages besides bm, ...
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How to boldify a part of text with maths? [duplicate]

If decide to go to bold mode and then I type inside maths, the maths won't be bold. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \textbf{The unknown $x$ is to be found.} \end{document} will produce ...
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Bold first letter combined with smallcaps?

I am trying to automate this: I found this tip which provides the small caps (cool!) but not the bold first letter. The "bold first letter" answers I found were too convoluted for me to use them ...
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xits-mathbold.otf: Some ugly symbols

I do not know how to get equations completely in bold without mistakes with Xits-boldmath. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Bold row in table with first column in math mode

In my LaTeX document I have quite a few large tables where I would like to set the first row in bold font as well as the first column. This works nicely with some well-known tricks. However, when my ...
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Making bold subsection-headings in math, but not bold in ToC

I am writing in the document type article, and I wish to have my subsection appear in bold itself, but appear normal in the ToC. I am trying to write a chemical formula, which automatically converts ...
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Bold incorrectly applied to Table of Contents

I am using the report class in TeXworks/MiKTeX and was provided with a style that is a little out of date. I am having trouble with a bold section format being transferred from a page into my Table of ...
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Superscripts and bold dots

If I type $\boldsymbol{\ddot\xi}^{\,n}$ I get whereas on removing \boldsymbol and \, I get How do I get the superscript to appear like this also with \boldsymbol?
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Problem with \textbf{}

I am having a problem using \textbf{} and \textit{}. These commands just do not do anything. For example, I get for \textbf{tobebold} just "tobebold" without bold. Please somebody help... What ...
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Making row bold and keeping other formatting in pgfplotstable

I have a table where the last row needs to be bold. Currently, I can make it bold by following this question. However, when I make it bold, I lose all my number formatting. Here are the 2 images: ...
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Why does scshape and bfseries in urw-garamond lead to slanted letters?

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[urw-garamond]{mathdesign} \begin{document} {\bfseries \scshape Hello World!} {\bfseries Hello World!} {\scshape Hello World!} ...
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How to create a missing bold font in ConTeXt using overlays?

I’m using ConTeXt and a font called “CMU Concrete”. I’d like to create a better bold font than the one provided (it’s not bold enough). Instead of using FontForge or fake bold, I tried to do it ...
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Using bold font to display a macro in LaTeX

I need to type a letter, and according to German standards, there must be a subject line in bold font. I'm using the moderncv documentclass, with the fancy option, and I've defined the command ...
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Stop printing non-bold text in bold from PDF file [duplicate]

Despite everything, this problem is still occurring so I have re-opened the question. Even with: \pdfpageattr {/Group << /S /Transparency /I true /CS /DeviceRGB>>} Appended to the ...
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I am trying to modify the table's title with bold

I have the following minimal example: \documentclass[12pt, oneside]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[a4paper,margin=1in]{geometry} \begin{document} \begin{table}[h!] \caption{Final ...
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The first page of the bibliography does not follow page number format

Apology for asking a simple question (I couldn't find a direct answer from searching). The first page number inside the bibliography looks like The other pages have the page number bolded, How ...
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Change default bold series for teletype only

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} %% see below \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %% \begin{document} Hello \textbf{World \texttt{of} Code!} %% ...
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How to make the \textsc words bold? [duplicate]

I want the title to be in the font small capital but want them to be bold at the same time
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How can I prepend code to the \tableofcontents command using etoolbox?

This started by the need to have a table of contents entry in my PDF bookmarks. After accomplishing that, I decided that I wanted to have it always appear bold (supported as of PDF 1.4). I would like ...
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Removing bold font and editing font style

(1) I am in section* mode in LyX. I am using (article) class. Everything seems fine except the font. It's all in bold. How can I undo this? I do not want bold font to be the default every time I am in ...
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bold exponent in siunitx

I have a large table of numbers generated from a script, and I use siunitx to format the output nicely. I would like to highlight the important part of the numbers, which is the exponent, in bold, so ...
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\emph gets lost in beamer class when used within italic or bold text

I use the beamerclass in Latex. Using \emph has worked fine so far. Now I want to use \emphwithin a bold (\textbf) and an italic (\textit) sentence. However, the output seems to ignore the emphases. ...
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ModernCV babel and bold text issue

i had an issue with moderncv and greek language so a user told me to add these lines in my code (see here) \usepackage{xpatch} \makeatletter % provide an expandable version of \roman ...
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How to Bold and Italic a particular word throughout the document in latex?

I need to use Bold or Italic a particular word through my latex document, where ever it is used, without explicitly mentioning textbf{} and textit{} on each of them. How can I do that? A good ...
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How to specify theorem styles (amsthm) should use bold equations (bm)?

From other questions on this site, I've come to the conclusion that bm is the easiest (best?) way to get bold equations. I'm using amsthm to define a problem style, but the \bfseries doesn't make the ...
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Why can't I get a bold Greek letter?

My MWE is as follows: \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{article} % A4 paper and 11pt % font size \usepackage[english]{babel} % English language/hyphenation \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} ...
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Non correct output of bibliography entries after highlighting an author

Following the instructions provided by gogolin in this [topic][1] I encountered some problems in the output of my bibliography: Instead of getting Doe J., Smith A., ... it is displayed Doe, J. ...
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How to unbold citation number in amsproc class

\documentclass{amsproc} \begin{document} def \cite{abc} \begin{thebibliography}{99} \bibitem{abc} abc \end{thebibliography} \end{document} I am using the amsproc class to typeset a math ...
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Unbold text in bullets

How to unbold text while using bullets for example: \item[$\bullet$ text] it produce bold text? how to converts it to normal text?
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Bolding a single number in a enumerated list

I want to bold a single number in the bulleted list to identity the problems my students need to turn in for homework. I am using the enumitem package and this is what I am talking about. ...
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First letter bold compatible with hyphenation

I ve been trying many solutions found on stack exchange to have a command that make bold the first letter of a word. All of them work. With every solution I have tried I have an hyphenation problem ...
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Make indexed words appear bold in body text

I would like to have every word that appears in the index to be set in boldface in the main text, sort of the opposite of this question (where everything typed in bold should be indexed). Here's an ...
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\textbf in math expression returns error

When I try to use the expression $\textbf{a \cdot (a \times b)}$ It returns ! Missing $ inserted.<inserted text>$ Identiteten $ \textbf{a \cdot (a \times b)} and lots of warnings like ...
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Titlesec / AutoFakeBold making pdf figures bold

I have a simple MWE similar to the following: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[letterpaper, left=19mm, right=19mm, top=3.52cm, bottom=2.84cm, headheight=38.7pt]{geometry} ...
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Redefining \pmb for nicer results

I want to use suetterlin font as a math alphabet (in a bold and medium version). This is how far I got (without any manual font conversions....) \documentclass[convert={density=10000}]{standalone} ...
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How to make a bold and Italic uppercase Greek letter?

I have tried $\mathit {\boldmath $\Omega$}$, but it doesn't work really. So, is there any way to make it?
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Bold Chapter bookmark entries in PDF-Reader except LOF

I would like to highlight all chapters except the appendix, table of figures and table of tables. I'm using the bookmark-package and I tried to set all entries at the level = 0 to bold and just to ...
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Problem with \textbf{} command

I am using the font Open Sans Condensed Light for my CV. In some parts of my CV I need to bold some text, so I use \textbf{} command. However, it does not work. How can I solve my problem? Thanks in ...
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How to write the year in the reference list in bold when using natbib?

I am using the PhD thesis template by Sunil Patel (version 1.2) with Texmaker/MiKTeX on Windows 7. The template uses the natbib package with the style unsrtnat. Now I want the reference list to ...
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Unbold a \boldsymbol in mathmode?

I want to create a command that get an unbold character from a boldsymbol in mathmode. In my setup every vector is in bold font for example $\boldsymbol{x}$ and the command \coef{\boldsymbol{x}}{i} I ...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells with turned off alignment

Having a table with numeric values, I want to achieve: Automatically grouping digits into blocks of three Highlight some cells in bold However, no alignment is needed. To achieve the first, I use ...
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Typeset all caps to bold and all small to italics in math environment

I want to typeset all capital letters/symbols to be bold and all small letter to be italics in math environment by default. I was wondering how can I do that? \documentclass{article} ...
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Bold serif headings in beamer

I'm trying to get the same effect as \usefonttheme{structure bold}, but with a serif font. That is, (frame)titles in serif bold, other fonts serif regular. Unfortunately this does not seem to work: ...
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Problem with “check” notation and “bold mathcal” font

I am trying to use the \check notation for \boldsymbol{\mathcal A}, but it does not appear in the right place; please see below for a minimal code and comparison with ordinary A and ordinary ...
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Fontspec - Erewhon : what is the difference between setmainfont and usepackage?

What are the diffences and are there drawbacks involved in replacing \setmainfont{erewhon} by \usepackage{erewon}? In the first case there is no bold small caps, but there are in the second. This is ...