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Make some equation numbers bold

I would like to make some equation numbers (that will be defined ad hoc) bold, while others are not. I can only figure out how to make all bold or unbold, not what I am looking for. \documentclass[...
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Table of Contents unbold chapter names

I require chapter names unbold in Table of Contents. Please guide me how I unbold the heading of chapter names only in Table of Contents.
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Boldface for undescore in math mode

I need to insert an equation which contains the term x_y (y is subscript). The term must also be boldfaced. How do I achieve this in LaTeX?
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Getting bold digits with XeLaTeX and mathspec

I'm trying to achieve something that I assumed was quite simple but it made me waste an insane amount of time so far. I'm using XeLaTeX for a document and I'm setting “Arno Pro” as my font. I'm using ...
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latex - bold not bold enough in math

I tried to get characters in math-environment bold such that they look like this (picture taken from a book - pdf-sample: link): However, neither \mathbf{xyz} nor \boldsymbol{\mathrm{xyz}} work in ...
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Small capital in chapter title [duplicate]

I've defined the following command \newcommand{\CI}{\textsc{Ci}~} which produces a C with a small uppercase i. The only problem I have is that when I use this command in the \chapter or \section ...
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Remove bold from Table of Contents

I don't want the bold font in the Table of Contents. I am using the memoir class (and the dash chapter style). Any suggestions?
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Bold Captions in figure and tables but not on the list of tables and figures

I am using "normal" table, sidewaystable and sideways figures. In my code I put per \renewcommand the captions of the tables (inclusive table numbering) in bold. But this does not work for the ...
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alignment problem with multicolumn in table (with dcolumn)

According to this question One header for all subtables: Correct arranging of Columns I am creating a table. Everything works fine except of two things: 1) When I use multicolumn over multiple columns ...
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MathJax won't render 'bold' faces [closed]

I recently implemented LaTeX on my website. I'm displaying my equations using MathJax. I have a problem displaying bold faces. This is my latex syntax: [latex] \text{{\bf 1 calorie} = amount of ...
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alignment problem with bold (negative) numbers [duplicate]

I am trying to create a table containing a correlation matrix. I marked the significant numbers bold and insignificant are just normal. Anyhow, all boldifyed numbers are aligned differently than the "...
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Bold Small Caps for Font Without

I am trying with no success to create text using bold small caps for the Latin Modern Roman font. The whole manner in which fonts are handled in TeX really confuses me, so my knowledge on any commands ...
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how to auto bold a keyword?

I would like to auto bold some keywords in my file.tex without writing \keyword. For instance, I would like to bold all the word "example" in my text without doing anything. I don't know if it ...
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Bold subscripts

I would like my subscript y_{ij} in bold. I used: \usepackage[fleqn]{amsmath} \begin{document} \bf{y}_{ij} \end{document} or \mathbf{y}_{ij} but really nothing happens. Only y is in ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle \...
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How to write two equations as part of one equation?

\begin{equation} \begin{align} \mathbf{x_{t}=f_{t}(x_{t-1},u_{t})}\\ \mathbf{y_{t}=g_{t}(x_{t},v_{t})} \label{eq:state-space&obs-equ} \end{align} \end{equation} I want that y(t) equation should ...
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Automatic bold for every first character of a line

It's possible to do this Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisci elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis ...
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Artifical bold of a font (as vector) by a thicker stroke in Latex?

I guess this was asked already at Can I make a greek letter extra-bold, e.g. make strokes 1.5 times as thick as \bm does, in math mode?, but it didn't get the answer I wanted to read, so I'll try ...
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Chapter font in TOC with package quotchap

I cannot get the chapter titles (not the label) in bold and Large font in the TOC, while using quotchap. I get the label "Chapter" in a good font (using titletoc), but not the title which stays in the ...
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Glossaries package has a conflict with \boldsymbol in headings while hyperref is loaded

I have encountered an error while trying to add glossaries to a document where I had used \boldsymbol in a \section command, this error occurs only if the package hyperref is loaded. I hope the ...
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\overline with weight of overlined text

I want to overline (/bar) a character. Depending on the font weight and font size of this character, though, I want the overline to be of different thickness – it should scale with both font size and ...
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How to change bibliography item labels to boldface?

I would like to change the labels for my bibliography items to boldface (only in the reference list, not for citations in the text). The complete label should be printed in bold, i.e., including the ...
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stop bold in algorithmx

I am using the algorithmx package: http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/CTAN/macros/latex/contrib/algorithmicx/algorithmicx.pdf The keywords such as "if", "while", "then", "else" "end if" etc. etc. all ...
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Multiple names bold in bibliography [closed]

I'm following the guidelines from this post. However I'm struggling when trying to put in bold another name besides mine. The main characteristic is that the entry is like: @TECHREPORT{...
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Cannot typeset cyrillic text in italics and bold at the same time using the LinuxLibertine font

I cannot tell if the following is a bug in the LinuxLibertine OTF files or if it is a bug in XeLaTeX (or both?). The problem is: when I try to typeset cyrillic text in italic and bold, the glyphs ...
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Combine boldsymbol and widebar

I would like to have boldsymbol and widebar inside an equation combined as something like $\widebar{\boldsymbol\mu}$ However, while this compiles in my code, I only have a mu with a bar over it. (...
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Detecting the local style in a text with ConTeXt

I would like to detect the local style in a text. What is the ConTeXt equivalent of such these LaTeX commands? \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@shape}{it}}{italic}{not italic} \ifthenelse{\equal{\f@series}{bf}}{...
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How can I prevent koma-script from changing the font?

The following code doesn't use KOMA-script ans is able to generate title with small caps: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[frenchb]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Beamer overlays: changing font between slides

I am creating slides with overlays in Beamer, using TiKZ to create a figure consisting mainly of text nodes. The idea is that different parts of the figure are highlighted on each slide. Initially ...
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Conflict between subfiles, bm and newtxtext

I have a document made up of many sub-documents. These documents can be compiled separately using LaTeX and the subfiles package but not when I use both newtxtext and bm as well. How can I overcome ...
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Math in table of contents, bookmarks and heading

I would like to obtain the following: the title of a section occurs in the text as Math symbols $\boldsymbol{\sum, \int}$, in the table of contents it is Math symbols $\sum, \int$ (without bold), in ...
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Bold \varepsilon not as bold as it should be!

So when I use \bm{\varepsilon} and \bm{\epsilon}, the latter is LOT more highlighted. How can I make \varepsilon as bold as the rest of the symbols? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} \...
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Make author names bold in bibliography only

I am using an adaption of the verbose-ibid citestyle (as suggested here) and a custom bbx file based on authoryear. One of the things it changes is that it makes the author names appear bold. The only ...
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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} \begin{longtable}[c]{@{}...
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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 $x$&100&...
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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 \textit{...
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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 emphasized"...
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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} {\normalfont\fontfamily{phv}\fontsize{16}{...
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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 \newcommand{\foo}[1]{\mathbf{#1}...
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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 ...