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I tried to use \textbf but didn't work.

  • Can you elaborate on what you mean by "\textbf didn't work"? ... since \begin{enumerate}[label=\textbf{(\alph*)}] works without problem.
    – Werner
    Dec 1, 2019 at 3:09

2 Answers 2


I suppose you load enumitem. Use

\begin{enumerate}[label=(\alph*), font=\bfseries] \item \item \end{enumerate}

In a case where it is easily avoided, it is often best to avoid loading extra packages unnecessarily. If you do not wish to load the enumitem package, you can use:

\item Bleep
\item Bloop

(Note that if you have loaded the enumitem package, it will override this solution.)

If for some reason you need the parentheses to be bold as well as the letters, you can replace the \def line with


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