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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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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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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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Writing bold small caps with mathpazo package

The URW Palldio font (mathpazo package) does not provide bold small caps. To get round this issue, I'd want to make a macro to use small caps usually and normal caps in bold text. I tried this code: ...
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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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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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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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Add bold enumerate items

I would like to add bold items with enumerate in my report. How can I do that using \usepackage{enumitem}?
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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: ...
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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} ...
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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 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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How do I get babel to use the same typeface for regular and bold Hebrew text?

According to the babel package documentation (section 64), the default font used for Hebrew is Jerusalem which is a Metafont. Bold text is set in Dead Sea. This results in weird looking text, such as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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\textbf{text} without increasing the length of the text

When using \textbf{text}, the length of text will be increased. Is there a way to make the text bold face without increasing its length? edit: Thanks to @Herbert and @Martin, here is a perfect ...
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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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Bold italic vectors

I am trying to display vectors as bold and italic. The command \mathbf sets the letters non-italic. I also googled a bit and stumbled upon \mathbf{\em y} or \mathbfit{y}, which all didn't work. I ...
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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 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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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 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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Labels of list items CAPITALIZED + bold style

Is there a possibility to make the labels of description list items always appear CAPITALIZED and bold?
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Blackboard bold characters

The blackboard bold font in the AMSFonts package only has capital letters. I sometimes wish to use a blackboard bold "1", for which I can use \usepackage{bbold}. But this changes the entire ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...