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Bold symbol in math-mode, but normal subscript?

I want my subscript on F in the first equation to be like the subscript on A in the second equation. I've tried to use \emph{ } to override the bolding, but this makes the spacing and sizing of the ...
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Making hats (and other accents) bold

I've been typesetting some equations, and I've found that the default behavior accents like \hat, \bar, \tilde, etc. makes a rather small and easily-missed mark. Is there some way to make the accents ...
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siunitx: Bold single numeric cells

I'm struggling to make a single numeric cell in an siunitx table bold. (A similar question for making a whole column bold is available here.) I want to define a simple macro which I can set for the ...
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Unbold qcounter or enumerate

I want to ask about my work... \documentclass{article} \newcounter{qcounter} \begin{document} \begin{list} {\bfseries{}\textnormal{Langkah \arabic{qcounter}~}} { \usecounter{qcounter} ...
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How to typeset the name of a category?

I'm LaTeXing some category theory, and typeset the names of my categories in boldface (Set, Rel, ...). Since I might want to change that, I put \newcommand{\catname}[1]{\textbf{#1}} ...
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Automatically bold first sentence of a floats caption

How to bold automatically the first sentence of the float caption and second sentence is normal? \begin{figure}[t] \centering \caption{First sentence. Second sentence.} \end{figure} Output should ...
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How to boldface a section header? (including title and number)

I'm using class amsart, and I want to boldface each section's header. That is, the part \section{whatever} - it appears as, for instance, <3. Whatever> Now I wish to boldface the <3. Whatever> ...
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Incorrect font for ligated glyphs, bold-italics combination, Libertine font

Would appreciate your help with the following code: \begin{definition} The \textbf{confidence interval (CI)} for ... \end{definition} The problem is that the letters "fi" within the word ...
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caption setting, bolded figure and table, and single spacing without caption package

These limitations and difficulties I face because I couldn't use caption package. If I add \usepackage{caption}, I couldn't preview my document.. I'm using BaKoMa TeX. There are a lot of bugs which is ...
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Getting \bm to pass thru siunitx macros

It seems that macros form the \siunitx package have a \bm problem, but no problem with \textcolor: Note that the 180 passed thru the \ang macro is not bold. So, how do I change the \MyFormat macro ...
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Boldface and subscripts in verbatim mode?

How do I create boldface and subscripts in verbatim mode? I've seen mention of a fancyvrb package that might be able to help. Can anyone provide working LaTeX code, either with or without fancyvrb?
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Bold mathematics in eulervm

The eulervm package documentation indicates that one should use \mathbold instead of \mathbf to produce bold maths. Could one write \renewcommand{\mathbf}{\mathbold}? What are the side effects?
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Glossary with Makeglos no numbered in 2 columns

I would like to know how to put my glossary in two columns and without page numbers and the acronym in bold letters like this UAV : Unmanned Air Vehicle This is my code \usepackage{makeglos} ...
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Can I make a greek letter extra-bold in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I would like to distinguish between a vector of betas and the individual betas and I want to use bold symbol, rather than an error, to ...
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Bold author if source is an article

i got some articles i cite in my thesis. The author should be bold in the bibliography but i dont know how. I tried to use \textbf in the bibtex file but then the format isn't correct anymore. Would ...
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How to achieve bold section titles in a Europass CV via europecv package?

I have a problem getting the section headers of my Europass CV to appear bold in the europecv package. Neither \bf nor \textbf{} seem to work. I am using XeLaTeX and this is how my document looks: ...
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Text appearing bold on some pages with images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? For some reason, all the text on certain pages is appearing bold when there is a picture on the same page. I saw the other ...
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Abbreviations for AM, PM (small caps) for use within \textbf

I have been using \textsc for the abbreviations for AM, PM, but it does not work within \textbf{}. As you can see in the image, within a \textbf{}, it reverts to the normal lower case letter. Ulrike ...
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Italic/bold font in Lyx

I am using the latest version of lyx and I have selected a custom roman font in the settings menu in my document. I am using this font: http://www.fontspace.com/roger-white/oxford The problem I am ...
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Specification in `theorem` environment also bold

I'm using the following packages/options in my article: \documentclass[b4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Bold text in pdf

I use a TexMaker for creation of my report. But when I look the created pdf-file, there is no bold text. How to fix this? \bfseries{Lorem ipsum dolor} \textit{sit amet}, consectetuer adipiscing elit. ...
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How to change text to bold when font does not support bold

I have a 100 page document, I used colored text many places to highlight with below command in my preamble \newcommand\bluetext[1]{\textcolor{blue}{#1}} its working great however did not realize at ...
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Formatting Equation Numbers

I need the numbers of equations and brackets around to be in bold. Doing like this \usepackage{etoolbox} \pretocmd{\theequation}{\bf}{}{} only the number is produced in bold, how to bold brackets? ...
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How to renew caption command to get bold title?

How to renew \caption command to make all title in bold? I do this: \usepackage[labelfont=bf,labelsep=space]{caption} and I get Figure 1 caption I need Figure 1 caption My try ...
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Highlight certain texts in listings or minted [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Manual highlight of TeX code in a verbatim environment I want to highlight certain parts of a program output listing which represent user input. For example I want to ...
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How to bold just one word in a line

If I have a line of text, how do I make just the first word bold? I tried this: \bf{NTn} = Number of lines but it made the entire line bold.
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Bold italic math with unicode-math

How can I get the output I get without unicode-math using unicode-math, preferably (not necessarily) using the same code (\boldmath)? I would like the solution to work with at least the XITS and Latin ...
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Bibliography style unsrt.bst - volume bold

I am using the unsrt.bst bibliography style. The only thing I need to change is the volume into bold. I found this post Harvard agsm bibliography style no comma and bold volume and I changed { ...
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Cannot get small caps acronyms to work using glossaries package

I've managed to get glossaries to set the acronyms in the body in small caps in the way I want, but in the list of acronyms they insist on coming out in lower-case. Can anyone (a) tell me what I've ...
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Elegant way to make entire citation bold

Is it possible to make an entire reference appear bold in the references section when using BibTeX? I'm using the IEEE templates and .bst. I found this related question, but is there a more elegant ...
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Bold math inside of absolute value gives error

This code \begin{equation} \label{eq:test} | \mathbf{v} | \end{equation} gives me the error: ERROR: LaTeX Error: \mathbf allowed only in math mode. --- TeX said --- See the LaTeX manual or ...
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How to disable oldstyle numerals in a boldface text in Linux Libertine?

This document compiles (in XeLaTeX), but the boldface numbers are set oldstyle. Why? How to use boldface lining digits with Linux Libertine? \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage{fontspec} ...
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Make bold header in moderncv

I'm getting some problems to modify moderncv to get the header bold. I would like to get bold address, phone number and email. Can you please tell me how can I do?
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How to change the appeareance of bibliography item labels in amsrefs?

Assume that I'd like to set the item labels in the "references" list in amsrefs in, say, boldface (or in lining numbers - I have oldstyle numbers set throughout the document). I can do it in ...
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text gets slightly bold when adding graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some pages in my PDF coming out bold? I have problem with text on the page with a graph, it gets slightly thicker. The text on the next page without graph is ...
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PDF pages with color/gray-scale figures print with bold text

When including PDF and JPG images with either color or gray-scale in my pdflatex document everything appears perfect on screen. However, when I try to print on a color printer the text in these pages ...
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Bold sans-serif font in LaTeX

How can one format a chapter or section heading in bold using a sans-serif font? I tried \textsf{\textbf{bold sans-serif text}}, but it does not seem to work. Any idea?
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Customize the width of \widetilde on letters H, K, M, N, W, and X

For example either $\widetilde{\bm{H}}$ or $\widetilde{\boldsymbol{H}}$ would result rather huge tilde over the letter H, K, M, N, W, and X, please see the following alphabet: I can ...
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too many math alphabets used in version bold (can't find a solution)

I know this is a common problem, but I searched for a solution and can't find one. I tried to play with bmmax/hmmax but it does not help. Below is the minimum part of the code to reproduce the ...
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Problem using “-” inside \textbf

I hope you can help me with this. I have the following in my code: \textbf{Legendre–Fenchel transformation} The problem is that the - doesn't show up after compilation. Instead it comes out as ...
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How do I apply both \mathbf and \left to a \langle?

I want text surrounded by a bold-face \left\langle ... \right\rangle. But when I use \mathbf or \pmb, I get errors, and when I use \bm, it doesn't seem to do anything. Is there a command that does ...
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How can I redefine bold to mean “semi-bold”?

I'm using a type family that supports a semi-bold (sb) face, and I'd like to use that whenever \textbf is called for. How can I redefine \textbf to do this? Can I do it on a per family basis, or only ...
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How to make URL bold?

%url package \usepackage{url} %code that makes URL font the same \newcommand{\urlwofont}[1] { \urlstyle{same}\url{#1} } \begin{figure}[htbp] \centering \includegraphics[width=8cm, ...
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Lighter version of sans serif typeface

I am using the Frutiger font as the sans serif font in my document. It is invoked by \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{pfr} However this font is too bold for my taste. There is a ligher version available. ...
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standard order for bold+italic?

It's a small, small matter, but when something has to be made both bold and italic, is there any reason to prefer \textbf{\textit{text}} over \textit{\textbf{text}} ?
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Faster way of writing \mathbf

Is there a quicker way of doing boldface in math mode instead of typing out \mathbf{} each time? (It gets cumbersome when you denote simple vectors with boldface...)
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Linux Libertine, libertineotf package and bold

Being interested by using the Linux Libertine font, I made some test with XeLaTeX and pdfLaTeX. My idea was to find a font that is suitable for use in xelatex, pdflatex and outside of any TeX flavour. ...
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Using \fontseries{b}\selectfont does not give me a bold face

I am trying to emulate the font below: Apparently it can be done with: \renewcommand*{\firstnamefont}{\fontsize{34}{36}\sffamily\mdseries\upshape} This is from the moderncv package, more ...
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How can one change an entire document to use bold font?

I see many posts in how to changes the font and font size, but none for changing the default font for a document to bold font. I believe this is called changing the font series. The approach in ...
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“Correct” way to bold/italicize text?

Is either of these considered better/more readable/more "proper"/more conventional than the other for making text bold? If so, what is the reason? I like my text \textbf{bold} versus: I like my ...