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Labelling commands for quick use

I have a certain command in LaTeX that I have used a lot in my current work: {\bf y} # this creates a bold letter y I want to create a shortcut e.g. \by that will automatically create a bold ...
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Is it possible to make the body text in a proof environment a bold red instead of black?

Is it possible (using ntheorem) to change the default text colour of the proof environment (of course black) to a boldface red? I am typesetting an Analysis book, and a friend and I are looking [for ...
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Bold type and font specification with fontspec

When I manually specify the Linux Libertine O font types fontspec should load, the bold type is significantly bolder than when I load the exact same font family as a system font. MWE: ...
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How to make figure caption boldface

When I create a figure caption, LaTeX automatically creates the Figure1: part and then the caption. How to make the Figure1 part boldface? My figure TeX codes is this: \begin{figure}[ht!] ...
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Bold font error

When I type the ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS page using bold font, the following text is still bold while it should be normal (not bold). I used this code: \thispagestyle{fancy} \rhead{\thepage} % Sets the ...
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Biblatex: How to make a specific \citefield bold?

I have some reference as the following. @article {RefNumber, AUTHOR = {LastName, FirstName}, TITLE = {ArticleTitle}, JOURNAL = {JournalName}, VOLUME = {Vol}, NUMBER = {No}, ...
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Accents package incompatible with bm?

Reading egreg's answer to Decrease length of underline in math, I wanted to use the accents package for lower bars in math mode. It seem however that the package is incompatible with the bm package. ...
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What is a short command for bold face and emph at the same time in a table cell?

I need a short command to replace \textbf{\emph{...}}. Especially, in entering tables in the text editor, this would help me to keep the structure of table uniform and easy to edit. Thanks.
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Bold face title and different font sizes in the same title

How could I make every character bold in the title? Also, is it possible to make "Faculty of Science" smaller size than the University's name at the same time? I'm new to TeX. \documentclass{article} ...
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Exam Class: Make math expressions in \correctchoice bold

I'm using the exam package to create a mathematics question paper. When printing answers, the \correctchoice command makes the choice letter as well as the text in the choice bold. However, it does ...
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Making a specific cell of a dynamically generated tikz matrix BOLD

I want to make specific cells of a dynamically generated tikz matrix bold. I have tried many things: \bfseries, \mathbf, \textbf, \bf, using assume math mode=false in \pgfmathprintnumberto ... Here ...
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Problem between opticals and minionint options in the MinionPro package

I've already told the author of the MinionPro package about this. But I post it here to see if somebody solves it before him: This document: \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Bold text at 1., 2., 3., 4. etc

Is it possible to make all numbers followed by a point bold? Having thousands of questions to make bold is a tough effort. For example, if I have answers to some questions like this: 1. $8+2 \cdot 3 ...
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\bfseries and alignment in table

I'm trying to highlight some decimal-point aligned entries in two large tables which are arranged in two columns. I'm using \bfseries to do this and unfortunately this seems to be affecting the ...
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How can I get bold Greek letters with mathptmx?

I'm currently using these packages in my document: \usepackage{mathptmx} \usepackage[margin=1.2in]{geometry} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, amsbsy} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Bold Times New Roman

I'm using Times New Roman in my thesis. But bold mode doesn't work. Here is code: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle}[2013/05/05] \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ftm} \begin{document} \textbf{SOME ...
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How can I make the crossed-“O” ($\oslash$) bold?

I'd like to bolden the crossed-o but \textbf{$\oslash$} does nothing!
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Add bold enumerate items

I would like add in my report bold item with \begin{enumerate}. I use this package : \usepackage{enumitem} How can I do that please?
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How do I change the typeface from bold to normal for text written on the table of contents pages?

In the table of contents, the chapter number and chapter name are bold while the section and subsection numbers and names are not bold. How do I remove the bold from the chapter number and chapter ...
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Applying textbf and ttfamily simultaneously [duplicate]

I'm trying to apply textbf and ttfamily simultanously, but the font is only getting monospaced and not bold. Example: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \chapter{Testing} \textbf{Bold}\\ ...
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How do I get selective bold in Verbatim? [duplicate]

I previously wrote a computer professional book in which I showed what the user typed on the console and the computer's resultant output. The way I liked to do this was with everything in courier and ...
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Define a command for vectors, boldface letters, but not numbers

The purpose for this would be to leave scripts out of the equation. For example, \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{\ensuremath{\mathbf{#1}}} ... \vec{x_0} would print the 0 as boldface, too. I know I can ...
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Create a weightier (bold) \bar

Here's my MWE, with my question embedded: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} The bar over the $E$ in $\bar E$ is a little too faint for my taste. Or should I just go ...
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Bold \varnothing

I'm using the symbol \varnothing and it turns out I could do with a bold version of it. Any ideas? Also, I'm using \phi as a 'lowercase' version of it, any improvements to this strategy would also ...
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Dollar sign with txfonts and fontenc

I have a strange problem with the dollar sign ($) and \textbf{} when using the txfonts and fontenc packages. The dollar sign has a space after it. Both packages are required to reproduce the problem. ...
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Babel shorthands has a problem with \bm package

Using the babel command \useshorthands{"} prevents \bm package to work normally. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \useshorthands{"} \usepackage{bm} ...
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Bold text with nested braces

I'm sure this is an easy question, but I'm not sure what the proper terminology is to search for the answer. $$\textbf{k_{1,1}}$$ LaTeX gets all confused by this. How can I make k_{1,1} bold?
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False bold integral symbol

Why do I get a false integral symbol when I do \bm{\int(2x}? I've just loaded the package bm in a usual way, and I'm not using any other different font in the preamble.
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Old style number, bold small caps, and Palatino

I'd like to be able to have all three of the following in my document: the Palatino font bold and small caps old-style figures I'm currently using mathpazo with the options [osf] to get 1 and 3, ...
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Making section headings bold and sans serif

I would like to make section headings bold and sans-serif (helvet package). I found a snippet that produces sans serif headings: \renewcommand\section{\@startsection{section}{1}{\z@}% ...
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Underfull \hbox badness 10000 \textbf

Simple code (new to LaTeX). Receiving these errors: Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 13--14 Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 15--26 Underfull \hbox (badness ...
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stmaryrd and boldsymbol: avoid warnings

Here are two examples: 1 \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\boldsymbol x$ \end{document} 2 \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} ...
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How can I change the chapter title bold in the table of content?

I am using classicthesis package. I want to add boldface to the font of the chapter title in the table of content. In the FrontBackMatter/Contents file, I add the following code: ...
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How to change fontsize in lstlisting without losing bold syntax highlighting?

If I load the listing package to set nice code and change the font size (like suggested there: Shrinking monospace style for listings package), I lose the syntax highlighting, because the font does ...
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Spurious dot with xeCJK, TikZ

I have a very strange problem when using TikZ and xeCJK. I managed to extract this MWE from my original sources: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} ...
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Overriding `\bfseries` and `\itshape` to do special things for certain families

My problem arises from trying to work around the issue described in question 26276: I want to use SizeFeatures to explicitly select another family for small sizes, but this causes bold / italic / etc. ...
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MinionPro semibold/medium

After a day of struggle I managed to install the full family of MinionPro font on LaTeX. After an hour of googling I cannot figure out how to use the medium (semibold) font. Ideally I would have ...
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Bold text multiple paragraphs [duplicate]

What I want is to be able to do \textbf{ paragraph 1 paragraph 2 } but the compiler complains that I've put new paragraphs inside \textbf{}. I had the same problem with \textcolor but this How ...
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Fake bold in LuaLaTeX

I am sometimes using a font that has no boldface, so I am wondering whether or not there is a way to use some fakebold-feature in LuaLaTeX. The fontspec documentation explains a feature for XeLaTeX, ...
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Is there a bold italic \sigma and a sans serif bold italic \sigma?

And they look differently? I'm trying to typeset iso conform (vectors bold italic and tensors sans serif bold italic). Mechanical stress $\sigma$ is a tensor, but I also want to typeset the normal ...
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\ttfamily is too bold for me

I use the following settings for my listings: \lstset{ %basicstyle=\ttfamily\tiny, % small basicstyle=\ttfamily\scriptsize, % middle } But the font in the listings is too bold for me. I tried a ...
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typing in bold font in algorithmic environment [closed]

Is there a way to type some words in bold in an algorithmic environment? I want to have the word stop typed, but when I use \STOP, this gives me an error.
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Omit hanging indent in bibtex

I use \bibliographystyle{alpha} with bibtex (not biblatex). The document class is scrreprt. The output looks like [Abc07] Example Abc. The title and all other stuff. dddd. 2007. [Bcd08] Ex ...
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How to set italics and bold shortcuts like *bold* or _italic_

I remember seeing a possible solution here, but can't find it. Is there any way to simplify bold and italics so that instead of \textbf{bold text} and \textit{italics text} I use simple marks like ...
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How to get a bold wide tilde?

If I type \boldmath $\widetilde T$\unboldmath I get where unfortunately the tilde above the T is a little flimsy for my taste. Is there a better way to do this? I found a paper that has ...
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Automate replacement of `\not` when in `\bm` mode

Hendrik Vogt has provided a \longnot macro to alleviate the issues related to Interaction of \boldmath and \not. This seems to work fine, but I run into a snag when I try to automatically use ...
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Using Hashtag in macro

I had a problem putting the column headers in bold (in a table of course) using pgfplotstable. You can see the problem here I found a way to work arround that. It isn't generic as I wanted it to be, ...
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Bold font issue with uarial package [closed]

I am using uarial for typesetting my document in Arial, but I found that there's no bold font. How can I have a boldface font with the uarial package? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{uarial} ...
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Using \scshape and \bfseries together

A very obvious one I suspect, but when I try to do the following the small caps are over-ruled by the boldface, so I get lowercase rhubarb rhubarb. Is there an easy way to get \scshape\bfseries? ...
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Interaction of \boldmath and \not

It seems that using \boldmath (or \bm) along with the \not does not quite work so well. Here is an example using \not\subseteq and \not\le where the line representing negation does not stretch ...