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How to put box around a single equation in align environment?

I want to put a box around one of my equations in aligned environment. I am looking to do something similar to Attractive Boxed Equations, but the code only caters for individual equations. Here is ...
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Change the behaviour of emph per environment

Is there redefine the way emph behaves in the definition environment? Right now, since definition is in italics, emph just makes the text non-italic which is not enough to make it stand out. Is there ...
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\emph and \ce in titles with ClassicThesis

I have to use the \emph command (for a latin word) and the \ce command (for chemical formulas and compounds) in titles but the result with ClassicThesis is awful! In particular the \emph command in ...
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Set color of \emph{} in beamer

How can I set the color of the \emph{}-tag in beamer? I tried something like \setbeamercolor{emph}{fg=red} inside of beamercolortheme.sty but it had no effect.
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Smart functions

The \emph command is smart. It behaves differently depending of the nesting level. \emph{Italics within \emph{italics within \emph{more italics} and} so on}. outputs: Italics within italics ...
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Cannot emphasize underscored words in listings

I declared an emphasis mode that underlines and colors words in red, as follows: \lstset{columns=fullflexible,basicstyle=\vttfamily,emph={\color{red}\underline}} However, when using it in a ...
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How to have both emphasis/italics and Chinese font

I'm creating a document in Lyx which has both Chinese and English characters. I need to be able to show emphasis through italics, but I cannot figure out a way to accomplish both. I changed the fonts, ...
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Biblatex, emphasized/italic entries and redefined \emph{}

Many Biblatex-Styles use \mkbibemph{} to typeset italic parts of an bibliographic entry. By default, \mkbibemph{} is defined as \emph{}. My Problem: If one redefines \emph{} like \renewcommand{\emph}[...
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glossaries emphasize text when cgls command is used

I use the style provided in this answer by @NicolaTalbot to emphasise the long form of acronyms in combination with an additional protected whitespace and support for foreign acronyms (see here). ...
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ConTeXt: Change emphasis font when used within blockquote environment

Background Looking to change the font for emphasized text within a specific type of macro block (environment). Only emphasized text should change; any text within the environment that is not ...
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Italicizing and Underlining journal and book titles respectively

I am trying to customize the bibtex environment using spbasic.bst file according to this answer. I would like to italicize journal titles while underlining book titles. Now if we provide command \...
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\emph gets lost in beamer class when used within italic or bold text

I use the beamerclass in Latex. Using \emph has worked fine so far. Now I want to use \emphwithin a bold (\textbf) and an italic (\textit) sentence. However, the output seems to ignore the emphases. ...
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How to “italicize after underscoring”

I want to use \underline for tensors (please don't question) but, for example, I don't like how $\underline{K}$ looks. Why? \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $$\underline{K}~\underline{\...
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Emphasize the exponential function in the text

I want to typeset something like this: [...] $y = \exp(x)$, where $\exp$ is the exponential function. However, I don't like that $\exp$ is not at all emphasized in the text. What are good ...
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Emphasize author in bibliography for use in CV

I would like to create a bibliography for my CV, where my name is emphasized to stand out from the list of authors. I've already tried various things, including the suggestions provided here and here. ...
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Kerning issue in soul \hl with \emph

The text is little squashed when using \hl with \emph, but only with particular words which makes me think this is a kerning issue? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{soul} \...
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Specific formatting for some entries of a glossary

I use the memoir class. In my glossary, I need to emphasize certain terms (and descriptions), but let the others in roman. The command is \glossary{term}{description} so I tried to do \glossary{\emph{...
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Adding emphasis (italics) to a word in a chapter title LyX [closed]

I have a chapter title which contains a word which needs to be in italics. LyX allows me to add emphasis to it in the LyX window (with Ctrl+E) and it appears italicized in the LyX window. However, in ...
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Change \emph to swash in fontspec

I read this post Activate swash or alternate for Italic only about swash and \emph command. Reading comments I see that \emph just chooses between \textit and \textrm depending on the slope of the ...
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Italicized or emphasized text is not displaying

There's an infinite loop with the Captcha under Chrome, so once again I have to use this avatar. I have two issues with my document and would appreciate assistance. For some reason italics or ...
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Draw italic box as a placeholder (around a single letter) in a word

I am comparing a lot of different cases that are all following a predefined naming scheme. I would now like to replace one of the character in the name with a box to indicate that this parameter is ...
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Why does the ragged2e package screw up my emphasized text and headings?

I encountered a weird behavior of the ragged2e package. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{ragged2e} \newcommand{\ir}[1]{_{\mathrm{#1}}} ...
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How to redefine \emph to have bold text with bold math?

This question explains how to redefine the \emph command so that the text is bold. When mathematical text is included with emphasized text, I have been using the following solution: \documentclass{...
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How to emphasize a part of a line in listing?

With the package listing I can use emph= to emphasize specific identifiers in the whole listing. \begin{lstlisting}[style=towi, title=Functions,emph={add}] void print(int arg) { /* ... */ } int add(...
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Underline in 2 column format paper [duplicate]

I am trying to make an underline using \underline{TEXT} in a 2 column format paper. However, when I underline the text, if it is long, it doesn't go to the next line and just continues straight. I ...
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Not enough emphasis on some symbols

I'm trying to write some text in bold font but some symbols are not set in bold properly. The emphasis is set with \bfseries and is correct for :: and = but not enough for > and -. See below image for ...
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Redefine \emph to be both bold and italic

I'm trying to redefine the \emph command to make text bolded in addition to being italic, but when I use \newcommand{\bfemph}[1]{\textbf{\emph{#1}}} \renewcommand{\emph}[1]{\bfemph{#1}} I get an ...
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In FoilTeX, with sans serif font, \emph gives serif font

I'm using the foils class. I'd like all the text to be serif, so I added \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\rmdefault} to the preamble. However, when I use \emph{}, it displays italicised SANS serif! ...
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Create a command for a different font

I'm pretty new to Latex and I am writing my thesis. I would like to use a command that I can essentially change the font of a few words in-line or separate (like an equation). I have computer ...
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LyX doesn't know `eqref`?

LyX somehow can't use eqref. (I use version 2.0.2 and wouldn't want to update, if possible, since I've set up everything in a very specific way and wouldn't like a new version to perhaps tamper with ...
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Automatically not emphasizing references inside propositions

Is there a way to make reference not emphasized in proposition ? For propositions I used the standart AMS packages, so everything is emphasized in it. Thus, when I insert a reference, it also ...
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Spacing between words in listings package and emphasizing identifiers

I have written some source code using listings package but is stretching out of the page. This package leaves huge spaces between the words, so is there a way to make them smaller? At least like the ...
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How to dim part of the syntax-highlighted source?

I'd like to typeset a (LaTeX) source code with syntax highlighting (I guess I'm going to use minted, but I haven't decided that for sure yet). I'd like to have complete examples (with \documentclass ...
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Lyx - Enable emphasized text hyphenation, prevent overflow

I use emphasis in Lyx to indicate variables in a description of a computational algorithm. Some of these variables have a long name. Lyx does not attempt to hyphenate these variables when they enter ...
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Make \emph{} look like Stackoverflow highlighting

How can I make \emph{} look exaclty like this StackExchange highlighting. I like the highlighting from StackExchange forum family and would like to use it in my Latex document. Sorry I can't put my ...
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How to define a bold font style for \emph text [duplicate]

Recently, I wanted to set all my \emphasized text to bold, because I think the default Italic of \emph is not distinctly emphasized. But I haven't found a solution for it. Please give me some idea. ...
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\em of ulem package surrounding by environment does not compile

The following code does not compile if any % is removed. It reports run away argument. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ulem} \begin{document} \begin{center} %\em This is center \...
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Should I emphasize the hyphen, here? [closed]

I need to emphasize one part of a combined word containing a hyphen (cis-Golgi). What would be correct? Including or excluding the hyphen / minus in \emph{}? Does it make a difference?
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Alegreya prevents nested \emph commands to behave as expected

I'm using Alegreya font with PDFLaTeX, and have noticed that the \emph command did not work anymore when nested. To be clearer, this code : \documentclass{book} \usepackage{Alegreya} \begin{document} ...
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Using algorithm2e with polyglossia produces undesired emphasized text

Here's a minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \setsansfont{CMU Sans Serif} \setmonofont{CMU Typewriter Text} \newfontfamily{\...
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Italicizing emphatic speech: Italic or upright quotation marks? [closed]

This is a typography question. I'm not sure if it's on-topic here; please feel free to migrate to a more appropriate site if necessary. I'm typesetting HPMOR for private amusement, and the online ...
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Non-italic \emph, italic biblatex titles

The internal Biblatex \mkbibemph macro defaults to being an alias for \emph (see section 4.10.4 Auxiliary Commands and Hooks in its documentation). It is used with \DeclareFieldFormat to typeset ...
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mass replace all words that are wrapped between single quotes

In my manual, I've wrapped many words with single quotes, like this: 'bear', 'apple' and 'country'. My goal is to replace all single quotes with \emph{}, so 'bear' becomes \emph{bear} and 'apple' ...
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List of Underlining Packages - Pros and Cons

The \underline macro built into LaTeX is pretty much not useable per Why does underlined text not get wrapped once it hits the end of a line ? I have been attempting to use the soul package to ...
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\emph not working with TrueType font on XeLaTeX [duplicate]

I am using a font package on my computer as both "roman" and "sans" font in such a way that \setromanfont{Chaloult_Cond} \setsansfont{Chaloult_Cond} although it is a sans font. This makes great ...
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What is a short command for bold face and emph at the same time in a table cell?

I need a short command to replace \textbf{\emph{...}}. Especially, in entering tables in the text editor, this would help me to keep the structure of table uniform and easy to edit. Thanks.
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Stop a bitwise-or in \emph from becoming a dash

I want to use a "|" in my \emph{}, like \emph{"Yes"|"No"}, but it changes the | to a --. How do I stop this from happening?
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emph ignores the page margin

Why \emph ignores the page margin? How can I fix it by setting the word in emph to a new line? See the example below: EDIT: The second line of the text is too long. I don't want "edu.kit.sdq....
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Emphasize text that is highlighted using the soul package [closed]

I can highlight a bit of text (i.e., make the background yellow) using the soul package like this: \hl{a bit of text} I figured I could also use italics like this: \hl{\emph{a bit of text}} ... ...
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genuine way to give an image an emphasized and normal caption

In my work I give each image a small description (usually in emphasized style) and a long description in normal font. To achieve this I have to write \usepackage{subcaption} \begin{figure} \...