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I am using the following code for my latex project:

        \usepackage[authordate, maxcitenames=3,
        backend=biber]{biblatex-chicago}
        \addbibresource{BibFile.bib}

and

    \printbibliography[
title={REFERENCES}
]

I want to all the author names in the bibliography bold. And at the same time, the title word "Referece" of the bibliography not bold. I searched a lot, but failed to find a solution, can someone help? any help will be greatly appreciated.

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  • Those are two completely orthogonal questions. I suggest you ask separate questions about them (see also tex.meta.stackexchange.com/q/7425/35864). – moewe Feb 23 at 7:43
  • For the bibliography heading the solution will also depend on your document class and other modifications you are applying to headings. \printbibliography typesets its heading with a normal \section* or \chapter* command that is formatted like all similar commands in the document. If you want the bibliography heading to behave differently from normal chapter headings, additional work is needed. – moewe Feb 23 at 7:44
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The formatting of the bibliography heading will depend on the document class (and other things), which you haven't shown us. So I will try to answer the question about bold names and encourage you to ask a new question about the bibliography heading with a compilable example document (an MWE: I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?).

You can get bold names easily with the new name wrapper commands (added in biblatex v3.12 from 2018-10-30)

\documentclass[british]{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage{babel}
\usepackage{csquotes}

\usepackage[authordate, maxcitenames=3, backend=biber]{biblatex-chicago}

\DeclareNameWrapperFormat{sortname}{\mkbibbold{#1}}
\DeclareNameWrapperAlias{author}{sortname}
\DeclareNameWrapperAlias{editor}{sortname}
\DeclareNameWrapperAlias{translator}{sortname}

\addbibresource{biblatex-examples.bib}

\begin{document}
Lorem \autocite{sigfridsson,worman,geer,
  nussbaum,westfahl:space,moraux,pines}

\printbibliography
\end{document}

Bold names.

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  • Thanks so much, it is very helpful. – Muhtar Feb 24 at 3:37

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