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cmex bold font missing

I am not able to find the bold variant of cmex10 font in Type 1 format. Really it is missing in all common TeX distributions? I know that this variant was not included in Knuth's Computer Modern ...
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Comma not working inside \bm when using babel

When I try to compile this simple document \documentclass{article} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} $\bm{,}$ \end{document} I receive the following complaint: ! ...
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How to not have bold acronym, but still allow customization via enumitem package?

I use the acronym package to manage my acronyms. And I customize the horizontal and vertical indentation of the acronym list via the setlist command from the enumitem package. \ac{MWE} below. ...
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How can I automatically boldify formulas that include text?

I have some simple formulas that I would like to have in bold and non-bold versions. Because retyping a formula is error-prone, I'd like to have a macro that takes the non-bold formula (which is ...
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How to bold all letters of volume number?

I used h-physrev for my bibliography, but the volume numbers of articles are not bold all letters, they are bold only for the first letters, for example S. Ono and Y. Ando, Phys. Rev. B **6**7, ...
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Why isn't my table cell number bolded?

I'm using Pandoc to convert Markdown to LaTeX. A subset of the output looks like this: \documentclass[bachelor]{stpthesis} \usepackage{booktabs,longtable} \begin{document} ...
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Is it wise to use \tensor for bold letters?

I want to use bold math-letters e.g. \mathbf{p_1}^2. The problem with \mathbf{p_1}^2 is that the 1 and 2 sub/superscripts are not aligned under each other. I can fix this by writing \mathbf{p_1^2} ...
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Bold horizontal and vertical lines in tables

I want to be able to make certain horizontal lines and certain vertical lines bold in my table but not all. \begin{table}[h] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline ...
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how to use boldface (from another package) while using ebgaramond font

I wanted to use the ebgaramond font and I can get it to work using 'latex' however, there is no boldface font available with this package. Is it possible to set up the LaTeX document such that it will ...
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Bold math in the title of an article

Can this be done? I can't find anything anywhere on this -- which is very strange to me! Addendum: Thank you everyone for the hints. The problem was that I was using a particular .sty file. I have ...
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Remove macro's functionality via a regular expression

I want find all \textbf in my .tex file and delete it, together with it's argument braces {}. For example, I want to change: \textbf{text} to text \textbf{text \textit{textbis}} to text ...
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Bold emphasize parts of text

I have a pdf document made in latex. I have to make a new document following the same template but I only have the pdf, not the source .tex file. Some important words/sentences are "boldly ...
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Consistent macro for bold upright vectors in both latin and greek

I’m using pdfLaTeX, and I want all vectors I typeset to be in bold, upright font. Unfortunately, based on whether the symbol is latin, lowercase greek, or uppercase greek, there are different commands ...
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Problem with the \mathbf command

In this MWE, I want to obtain bold letter for the letter "H" (compare the two "H") : \documentclass[10 pt]{beamer} \usetheme{default} \usepackage{lmodern} % load a font with all the characters ...
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Bold and italic subsection title with custom font size

I have defined fontsize, and even with your answered question help I solved the situation in this way: \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter} ...
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Bold Roman expressions in Math Mode, with proper spacing

I have some math formulas where I need bold roman style for some math expressions. Since they appear quite often, I need a macro for them. The obvious way is to write ...
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a bolder \overline [duplicate]

This is similar but hopefully not repetitive with other questions answered here... I want to use a straight line decoration above a formula to denote the mean value over observations. My main problems ...
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Add bold enumerate items on highest level only

Can somebody tell me how to make both the item number and the item itself bold - but only on the highest level of my list? So, 1,2,3 etc should be bold, while 1.1, 1.2 etc should stay normal. I'm ...
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How to have bold font in mdframed environment?

I did not find bold word in the manual. My tex is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[framemethod=tikz]{mdframed} \newtheorem{question}{Question} \mdfdefinestyle{que}{ linecolor=cyan, ...
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semibold Linux Libertine broken?

I've just updated to the latest TeX Live (on a Mac, i.e. sudo tlmgr update --self --all says no updates available) and am now getting errors when trying to use semibold fonts with the libertine ...
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Make specific author bold using biblatex without consistent author formatting [duplicate]

A while back I asked this question: Make specific author bold using biblatex Essentially, I want to highlight my name in the publications portion of my CV. I got a good answer from my previous ...
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Change typeface in caption figure [duplicate]

It is possible to make the caption of a figure in CAPS (versalitas) typeface format? Like as image below. But I want to change only the 'FIGURE 1.1'. Descriptive text label that is invariant. That ...
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Number alignment in tables with some values in partial boldface (all but the decimal point)

I want to align decimal values in a table with some values printed in bold. Just by itself, this is no problem. We can use the siunitx package and \robustify\bfseries to do the trick as described, ...
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Is it possible to have italic and bold text, and linebreaks under the \underline{text} command?

I was trying to emphasize text with \textbf, \textit and \underline commands. But the text will not automatically wrap to the next line. I also tried the {ulem} package, and it did not work too. Does ...
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bold square root with bm

I use the bm package. This is the expression I use: \bm{A=\sqrt{B^2+C^2}} My letters are bold as expected, but the square root is thinner and more ugly than without \bm. Everything looks fine ...
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How to make the equation very extended bold?

How could choose the level of boldness? The difficult point is that it is not bold the text. Any idea? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,bm} \begin{document} ...
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Issue with bm and breqn packages - is there a way to use a package in only part of a document?

I am a long time stack exchange reader. I always found useful information here. This is however my first post. I have a little issue that I am working on that maybe someone can provide a quicker ...
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How to change seagull color theme alert text to non-bold

Some beamer color themes (as seagull) define alert text as bold font. However, sold font alerts are annoying when one uses overlay (eg: \onslide+<2->), because bold text takes more space than ...
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Extra space within bold text

I want to extra space within a bold text. When I use the \textbf{} command it removes the extra space I put in it. My code is as follows: \textbf{My bold text\qquad:} Here \textbf removes the extra ...
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Some citation numbers in bold, others not

I am writing a proposal with lots of bibliographic references. What I would like is to cite my own papers in bold, others in plain style like so [2,11-13,14,15]. Is there any way to do this? At the ...
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Set font weight of \textbf

I am using Source Sans Pro as my main sans serif font, like so: \usepackage[semibold]{sourcesanspro} Using the semibold option works as intended, but it affects all other fonts as well. When I later ...
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How Can I get bold math symbols into a glossary?

I'd like to add a mathematical Expression to my glossary: \newglossaryentry{Fst}{ name = {$F_{st}$-value}, description = {Inbreeding coefficient,...}, sort = {fst} } ...
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mathdesign vs. droidsans: No bold sans in TL13

The example below works perfectly with TeX Live 2012 but in TL 13 the sans bold version is missing. LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `T1/fds/mb/n' undefined using `T1/fds/m/n' ...
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bm and pxfonts conflict in beamer

This is pretty much the same question as No room for a new \mathgroup, with the difference that the proposed solutions do not work when using the beamer class. The code: \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Making the languages not bold in moderncv

I'm writing my CV with the moderncv package and I'd like the un-bold the text in front of each language. In the following example, "Spoken" and "Barely Spoken" are bold, which I don't like. I ...
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Suddenly, a problem with boldface Greek symbols; bm package doesn't work

I've added the following packages: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode,xltxtra,url,parskip} \usepackage[usenames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Highlight, textcolor, and boldface simultaneously

I would like some portion of the text to have all three features but it's not compiling. It works two at a time but not with all three. \hl{\textbf{foo}} \hl{\textcolor{red}{foo}} ...
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Common bold command for Latin and Greek letters

Following this post, Bold math: Automatic choice between \mathbf and \boldsymbol for Latin and Greek symbols?, I created the command \newcommand{\vect}[1]{\boldsymbol{\mathbf{#1}}} and include ...
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How to make a vector bold and italic inside an equation

I want all my equations to be in italics and the vectors to be bold as well. When I write the following LaTeX code it gives italic equations: \begin{equation} F = kx \end{equation} But when I ...
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Bold font and uarial

I found an old closed post related but without a satisfactory answer. I have to prepare a document with some specific guidelines. 1) Font should be Arial 2) Titles should be 14pt and Bold 3) Rest of ...
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why does \mathbf{\rho} do not show as bold, but \boldsymbol{\rho} do?

May be related How can I get bold math symbols? I use Scientific word, and when I wanted to make some symbols and letters as vectors. So I select, in math mode, a symbol, and then using the menu, ...
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How can I get rid of bold just for one word in the lstlisting environment?

I have the following Matlab code in my Latex file: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{lstlisting}[frame=single,escapeinside={@}{@}] gamma=[1/4,3/4]; ...
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Bold monospace font extra-large

I would like to print very large (e.g., font size 43) monospaced bold text. The methods I know don't seem to go together: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{anyfontsize} ...
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Removing the bold attribute from a specific unicode alphabet

I am using unicode-math with XeTeX and XITS fonts. Instead of writing \mathcal, I want to use the unicode characters 𝓐, 𝓑, …, 𝓩 and have them render like \mathcal A, \mathcal B, …, \mathcal Z. ...
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\mathbf ignored in table column specification

I have a long table whose columns are to be typeset in math-mode and bold. To avoid repeating \(\mathbf{cell value}\) for each row, I defined in a column specification how each cell under it was to be ...
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Using bold for just one word inside listing? [duplicate]

I have a similar structure like this: \begin{lstlisting}[language=bash] Family |-father |-mother |-elderson |-younger son |-younger daughter \end{lstlisting} I need to make "mother" and "younger ...
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Turn off bold font in heading for a single symbol

The headings commands (\section, \subsection, etc.) put their text argument in a bold font. I don't want to change that. But I sometimes need to put specific symbols (e.g. phonetic symbols) inside a ...
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Linux Libertine Bold Math

I'm using Linux Libertine everywhere in my document. However, I cannot figure out how to get bold math \mathbf to display as bold text. This answer seemed related to this problem, but trying that ...
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bold \angstrom (perhaps in conjunction with siunitx)?

How can I get a bold \angstrom (perhaps in conjunction with siunitx)? \mathbf{(\si{\angstrom})} or \bm{(\si{\angstrom})} or \boldmath{(\si{\angstrom})} does not work. An example- I want the ...
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\mathbf not bolding mathematical character [duplicate]

Why is it that when I type the following: $\mathbf{\mu}$ the mu is not bolded? Consider this code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} ...