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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 ...
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Does boldface sans-serif not work?

\documentclass{article} \newcommand{\nptime}{\ensuremath{\sf NP}} \newcommand{\bnptime}{\ensuremath{\sf\bf NP}} \begin{document} \nptime\\ \bnptime \end{document} I'm trying to make a macro to ...
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Bold Greek letters in achemso

I'm having trouble producing a bold capital "Pi" while using the achemso document class. The only success that I've had is by using \bm{\Pi} which produces an ugly result akin to "poor man's bold", ...
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article document class: remove boldface from all titles

My question relates to remove boldface from chapter titles, section and subsection names on removing boldface from chapter titles, section and subsection names, the difference being that I need to ...
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How to define a command that bolds the first letter of each word in the input argument?

I want to define a command that takes a sentence, a word or several words as input and bolds the first letter of each word. I need this mostly for abbreviations and so far I have done it manually in ...
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Partial italic text in PDF bookmarks

In my LaTeX file I've got some chapter titles with partial italicised text. With the hyperref package, I get the required bookmarks, etc. but the style for these partial italicised text disappears. ...
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Bibliography with biblatex: how to achieve bold labels using the authoryear-style?

I am currently writing my thesis with LaTeX using biblatex for citations and bibliography. I try to match a formal request regarding the first part of the bibliographic entries which have to look like ...
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Make numbers in table bold w/o changing width

I want to highlight some numbers in a table using \bf{}. However, the bold numbers also get wider but I want them to neatly line up with the rest. How can I avoid this?
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How to make bold and italic symbol inside an equation? [duplicate]

My problem is to make bold and italic symbol \widehat{abc}. According to Online LaTeX Equation Editor I should use \boldsymbol, but it seems not to work in TeXMaker. Also ...
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Problems with \bm and LuaLaTeX

I recently started using LuaLaTeX (after years of just pdflatex) and I seem to be having trouble with the bm package. For example, when I try to compile the simple document: ...
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How to make front-matter page number non-bold in ToC?

Shown in the following pic: It seems the Roman page number for front-matter look too dark in ToC, so how to make it as normal font but not change the bold Arabic number for chapters?
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Bold cross references

I'm writing my PhD thesis in LaTeX and I have a lot of figures - each one is referenced within the text. So I have: \begin{figure}[h] ... ... \label{fig:stuff} \end{figure} then, later, in the ...
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show acronym in bold

I'm using the acronym package. The first time I use the acronym the full name will be written. What I would like is to have the acronym in bold while the full name is NOT in bold is that possible? ...
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colored table with some bold colored lines

How can I have a table with the following specifications: The top and bottom lines are bold and all other horizontal and vertical lines are normal. The whole table lines (including top and bottom ...
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Bold font problem while using Russian fonts

This refers to my previous question not able to write bold characters using textbf I installed the cm-extra font package but still there is a problem with boldface due to ...
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How to remove bold in ToC, ideally without a package

I am writing my thesis, using a document class unique to my university - based on the article class. I have to remove ALL bold formatting in the Table of Contents, and for some reason I get an error ...
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not able to write bold characters using textbf

I'm working on latex and R (swaeave) and I am using utf8 encoding but when I use \textbf{dataset}, the text is not bold. Below is part of my code. But I am not sure what is reason behind it. ...
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libertineotf and xelatex - bold smallcaps broken?

It seems like bold smallcaps don't work with libertineotf any longer? I am currently adjusting an old template which I was using with pdflatex, and I need those bold small caps: ...
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Unbold subsubsection title

I'm rather new to LaTeX, I am trying to get my article class document set up so that the section font is 16 pt and bold, the subsection is 14 pt and bold and the subsubsection is 14 pt and not bold. I ...
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New command for bold characters in math mode

I am using bold characters u,v,w,x in math mode. Is there a way to make a new command for that? Now I always have to type \bm{u}.
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How do I make the \min and max bold?

Refering to this question How to make the table fit into the column? How should I make the \min and \max bold?
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Bold one cell in table using CSV reader

Is it possible to bold a single desired cell (or number of cells) using csvreader (besides the head)? Here is an example of making the table. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{csvsimple} % Make ...
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Wrong positioning of subscripts on bold math letters

I just noticed that for kpfonts and times (and probably other fonts since it does not seem to be font-related), the subscripts on boldface letters like V are (I would say) wrong. Is there an ...
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Creating a bold and indented title.

Im working with an existing template and I need to make my sections bold and my subsections indented. I use the titlesec package. My Section style is this ...
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Bold , italic (and sans-serif) math symbols

I would like to implement the suggestions in the TUGboat 30:3, 2009 about the upright/italic and bold/normal in scalars, vectors and tensors. All this is about math. I use this font: ...
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A bold plus symbol in math mode

I'd like to use a different + symbol in addition to + in math mode, preferably one which is just bolder than the standard one. I'm currently using \pmb{+} from the amsbsy package, but it's a bit too ...
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tabularx and array

I need two things for my tables: text has to be able to wrap. the first row has to be bold For 1, I need the package tabularx. For 2, I need the package array and quite a lot of commands (see Make ...
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Unbold referenced label

I'm fetching references from an enumeration. The problem is that I want the labels of the enumeration to be bold (hence, I've added a \textbf command) but I want the references in the text to be plain ...
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How to make an observation numbering in bold?

I'm writing a paper in LIPIcs template. \newtheorem{observation}[theorem]{\textbf{Observation}} \newcommand{\robs}[1]{Observation~\ref{#1}} \newcommand{\rfig}[1]{Fig.~\ref{#1}} ...
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Make specific author bold using biblatex

I am writing my CV in LaTeX. I am using biblatex and want my name (and only my name) to be bold for every reference. Is there a magic way to do this? A similar question Make one author's name ...
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Change font size of “Table of Contents” heading in memoir and make it bold

I'm using the memoir document class and the babel package and I need to change the size of the "Table of Contents" heading or at least to make it bold. Is it possible?
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Which typewriter font fits to Linux Libertine and supports bold letters?

I'm thinking about using the Linux Libertine font (\usepackage{libertine}) in my next TeX documents. For listings with syntax highlighting I will need a typewriter font that supports boldface. I ...
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how to bold equation in lyx

I have equations inside text. I tried to bold equation from lyx text style->series bold but only text is bolded but equations are not. I can make font larger for equation and other options but bold ...
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Why does \dot over \vec over {\bf E} gives a tilde?

When using AMSmath and trying to put a \dot over a \vec of a bold symbol it works, but subsequent instances have a tilde instead of a vector over the bold symbol, and strangely my partial wrt become ...
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want table to look like this

I use lyx with elsarticle class with two-column document but I made span columns so table will span over the two columns. I tried it with adding the caption package: ...
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Adding bold labels to two different addresses in moderncv

I found this link here which was what I was looking for. It allows one to add two addresses to a CV written in moderncv. But I wanted to know how to modify the code so that labels like "Present ...
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How to style equation label and reference differently? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing the apperance of equation numbers with amsmath I need to be able to make the labels of equations bold, but at the same time I need the citations to those ...
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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 ...