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

is specifically about making document elements bold (or removing this font attribute). For general questions about formatting document elements, use instead. For blackboard bold letters or symbols in mathematics, use .

There are several different ways to get bold text in LaTeX; see this question for discussion on when to use the different bold commands.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How can I get bold math symbols?
  2. What's the "correct" way to bold text?
  3. How can I get bold small caps?
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