{bold} is specifically about making document elements bold (or removing this font attribute). For general questions about formatting document elements, use {formatting} instead.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

4
votes
1answer
21 views

Changing the language makes the font weight (semibold) go away

Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia,fontspec} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{latin} \setmainfont{Source Sans Pro} ...
3
votes
2answers
153 views

Bolding Math Acronyms

I need to have the math acronyms bolded as the normal string acronyms. Here is the example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossary ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Bold math symbols in ieeetran

I'd like to get bold math symbols in an IEEE conference paper. It uses the mathptmxpackage, which seems to not contain bold math symbols. Is there a possibility to get proper bold symbols without ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Question on bold item numbers only in \begin{enumerate}

I want to Write the following enumeration (A1) Text 1 (A2) Text 2 (A3) Text 3 such that (Ai) is bold but text i is in normal font. How to do it ?
28
votes
6answers
7k views

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...)
3
votes
2answers
152 views

Extension of double vertical line problem in the table

I would like to make $Des_e$ bold, and a vertical double line between $Des_e$ and $Des_o$. However I tried many times, I could not make it. Could you someone help me about it ?? thanks alot.. ...
4
votes
1answer
48 views

Making chapters bold in table of contents

Problem: How do I make chapter titles bold in the below MWE? Minimal working example: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[titles]{tocloft} \begin{document} %: ...
6
votes
1answer
87 views

Why does bm fail for DeclareMathOperator

I like the bm package. However, it seems to me the line \DeclareMathOperator{\curl}{\bm{curl}} won't make curl bold. Although changing bm to mathbf will do the job, I have to use mathbf everytime ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Bold code in listings environment

I want to do a box like this but the bold text doesn't appear. Edited: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings,xcolor,etoolbox,lmodern} \definecolor{verbgray}{gray}{0.9} ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Why aren't my keywords recognized when immediately followed by a comma?

I am using listings to display custom keywords in bold. In my listings, those keywords are sometimes followed by a comma. However, in the example below, any comma following a keyword will prevent the ...
21
votes
3answers
918 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Remove bold decoration from symbol

How can I remove the bold decoration from a symbol defined via glossaries? I.e., I need a command to be able to write something like $\nonbold{\gls{mysymbol}}$. The following example illustrates my ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Make the some parts of pseudocode bold

I just want some piece of pseudo code (below) to stand out in my algorithm. So I made the all the keywords (if, end for etc) unbold with \AtBeginEnvironment{algorithmic}{\let\textbf\relax}. Now how ...
110
votes
7answers
163k views

How can I get bold math symbols?

To make Latin-letter variables bold I can use e.g. \mathbf{a}, but while putting Greek letters or symbols such as \nabla inside \mathbf doesn't cause any errors or warnings, it also doesn't do ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

bold the glossary and acronym heading

Does anyone know the best way to bold the "glossary" and "acronyms" both in the table of contents and at the start of each? Thanks in advance for help.
2
votes
2answers
48 views

First paragraph of the enumerate in bold

i want only the first paragraph of the enumerate in bold. Today i'm doing this way: \item \textbf{TEXT_HERE} But i imagine there's a smarter way of doing this. That's what i want:
3
votes
3answers
46 views

How to boldface only a subsection number in amsart?

If I use the code \makeatletter \renewcommand{\@secnumfont}{\bfseries} \makeatother from How to boldface a section header? (including title and number) it makes the number of sections bold as well. ...
11
votes
2answers
775 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
179 views

How to define vectors when used in equation

So in short I want to have something that looks like this: So far I managed to get to the following output: with the code as follows: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper] {article} ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Titles become 'unbolded' when adding in a new theoremstyle

Up until now, whenever I create a new definition or theorem etc., the title (so the word 'Definition' etc.) would come up in bold. However, when I try to add '\theoremstyle{remark}', the titles stop ...
2
votes
0answers
14 views

Article document class make subsection headings italic and remove boldface [duplicate]

How can I make only the subsection headings italic and remove boldface in article document class ?
1
vote
0answers
34 views

With bibliography style “achemso” publishing years of books aren't bold

I'm currently using achemso as my bibliography style. And i have to cite some books, but unlike for papers the publishing year for the books does not appear in bold numbers. Does anybody have an idea ...
5
votes
2answers
240 views

Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...
2
votes
2answers
241 views

How do I get \texttt with bold face in LaTeX?

This question was asked and answered 20 years ago but I wonder if there is a more modern solution today that does not involve quite so much hackery with overriding settings in font files. I want my ...
4
votes
3answers
651 views

MinionPro semibold/medium

After a day of struggle I managed to install the full family of MinionPro font on LaTeX. After an hour of googling I cannot figure out how to use the medium (semibold) font. Ideally I would have ...
4
votes
1answer
94 views

Bold weight for custom font

I just found out today about the fontspec package, which I find very useful for fonts that I have installed system-wide. I'm a big fan of handwriting-like fonts and I happen to love Pecita. So much ...
2
votes
2answers
49 views

Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

Small caps and bold styles in beamer

I am trying to use small caps and boldface styles together in beamer but it is not producing the desired output. How is possible to use both styles without changing too much the default beamer's font? ...
10
votes
3answers
54k views

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.
4
votes
2answers
114 views

Redefine \textbf to always be sans serif

As the title says, is there any way to make bold text automatically also be typeset in sans serif? I'm thinking something along the lines of \renewcommand{\bfdefault}{???} I don't know what to ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Problem with tocloft, minitoc and bold math mode

To ensure equations in headings are written bold as well I have added the following command to my document: \makeatletter \g@addto@macro\bfseries{\boldmath} \makeatother This works very well until ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Bold or arrow vectors with new command

Im quite new to latex, I would like to make either bold or arrow vectors. I found many solutions to this but i cant see where i am doing it wrong, my code is \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{report} ...
1
vote
0answers
151 views

About “Times New Roman” with Greek characters, Italic characters and Bold characters

I'm japanese student, so i am not good at using English. Sorry. I want to use Bold Greek characters, Bold Italic Greek characters and Italic Greek characters with using "Times New Roman". But, now ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

Package algorithm

I am using algorithm package in order to create a pseudocode. But I would like to modify the way it appears some lines. Here is my code: \documentclass[twoside,12pt]{book} \usepackage{algorithm} ...
3
votes
1answer
269 views

How to perform keyboard shortcuts like Ctrl+I for italics or Ctrl+U for underlining in LyX?

Every time I try to use the aforementioned keyboard shortcuts, LyX says "Command Disabled". How do I activate these shortcuts?
1
vote
1answer
78 views

How can I have no bold in summation?

I had pass an algorithm with a lot of summations (Σ) in a .tex file using amsmath and everything was OK, now I have include this file with the appropriate transformation in the preamble of my thesis ...
2
votes
3answers
730 views

Bold Times New Roman

I'm using Times New Roman in my thesis. But bold mode doesn't work. Here is code: \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle}[2013/05/05] \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{ftm} \begin{document} \textbf{SOME ...
4
votes
2answers
56 views

alignat with bolded line numbers

$$ \begin{alignat}{5} 2c_1&\;+\;&5c_2 &\;=\;& 1\\ -c_1&&&\;=\;&-8\\ 3c_1&\;+\;&4c_2&\;=\;&12 \end{alignat} $$ The above automatically labels the lines ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Paragraphs are in bold

You can see it: http://wstaw.org/m/2011/02/22/plasma-desktopRe1862.jpg Page source: \section{Esimese astme pealkiri} \subsection{Alampealkiri} \subsubsection{Veel madalam pealkiri} \paragraph{Lorem ...
3
votes
3answers
194 views

Text in math mode: inherit bold but not italics

Can I define a macro \foo so that $\foo$ produces: bold sans-serif "foo", if the surrounding text is bold normal sans-serif "foo" otherwise. In particular, "foo" should never be typeset in ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

\bf in the first argument of \cdot; causes the whole expression to become bold

I want just the first argument in bold, but when i try to select just the first argument using the \bf command it modified the whole expression. This is what I had \[ a = \frac12 \cdot \frac13 + ...
6
votes
1answer
244 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Replace lambdas by bold lambdas in a macro

I am looking for a way to replace \lambda by \bm\lambda in some of my expressions. This is what I tried, without success: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Using HSRM beamer theme, change boldness of navigation bar font when selected

I am attempting to modify the HSRM beamer theme found here. At the top in the navigation bar on every frame, I'd like to make the font bolder when a section is selected. Currently, when I have the ...
5
votes
1answer
166 views

Bold and color (*) asterisk before enumerate

Good morning. It's my problem, add the bold (*) asterisk before enumerate items and also colored. Here my code, \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,openright,11pt]{scrbook} ...
4
votes
2answers
79 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
188 views

Turn \mathbb characters bold in math mode

I've seen various topics here adressing how to turn math symbols bold, but none of them gives a suitable option for \mathbb characters, as in \mathbb{ABC}. I have tested some options to see which ...
2
votes
1answer
164 views

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.
3
votes
1answer
200 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

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?