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Upright bold greek symbols without upgreek or globally changing font [duplicate]

I'd like to typeset vectors as bold letters; I've tried \mathbf and then \bm, but I don't like the italicization of \bm and \mathbf doesn't work on Greek. I also really like the default, Computer ...
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Sans serif upright lower-case Greek letters for beamer class [duplicate]

I use the beamer class with the cmbright package which provides sans serif Greek and Latin letters for the math mode and also sans serif-ish versions of math symbols such as \partial. Unfortunately, ...
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Cunning (La)TeX tricks

Writing (La)TeX code sometimes requires a degree of guile. Here (in no particular order) are two of my favourite examples. Macros ending with spaces Pete asked how to see the implementation of \...
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Upright Lowercase $\pi$

On pg. 144 of Kopka and Daily's A Guide to LaTeX, they mention that the symbols $e$, $i$, $d$, and $\pi$ should be displayed upright in math mode (for their usual uses). This is easy to do for $e$, $...
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Shear transform a “box”

Using the graphicx package, I can make any arbitrary box rotated using the \rotatebox{...}{...} command. Is there a comparable command in any package that lets me shear a box, i.e., producing a kind ...
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Non italic math mode symbols?

I would like to insert a \mu command to form $\mu$ m (micro meters) i.e. as a unit, not a variable. This means I do not want \mu to be italic. However, LaTeX only accepts the \mu command in math-mode ...
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upright italics (math mode)?

Knuth's beautiful CMU font has many variants which are accessible from LaTeX: \textrm,\mathrm - roman (default) \textit,\mathit - italics \textbf,\mathbf - bold \textsc - small caps \textsl - slanted ...
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how can we write in Greek with computer modern font

How can we write Greek documents (i.e. in the Greek language) having the computer modern font? What code do we have to write? I'd like to note that I don't want to include some Greek letters, but I'd ...
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Define particle names to use upright greek letters in math mode

Currently I have my electron neutrino & beta particle marco defined as \newcommand{\eneutrino}{\ensuremath{\nu_e}} \newcommand{\belectron}{\ensuremath{\beta^{-}}} \newcommand{\bpositron}{\...
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How to get an upright \partial?

I want to set partial derivations like \frac{\partial}{\partial x}. This is issue is discussed several times here. Packages like esdiff or commath or suggested. However one problem with all those ...
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Upright and sans-serif µ

I'm using the Arev font for text and math in my document. Everything works fine, except for the "µ". I coudn't find a solution to get an upright and sans-serif µ in my document. This is my MWE: \...
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Cabin and \textmu

Something is wrong with \textmu when using the cabin font package with pdflatex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{textcomp} \usepackage[...
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How the get non italic greek letters like siunitx package?

I'm trying to get the \mu symbol exactly as siunitx package do, however, I failed. How can I get the \mu symbol, for to use it in an equation, as the \micro symbol obtained by siunitx package? How can ...
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Upright greek math: `theta` with `textgreek` package too boldish

With the following MWE: \documentclass[british]{article} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} \begin{document} \LARGE Normal text default font, italics and upright: \textit{\...
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Sans serif upright greek in math mode

I need to write a document with the Helvetica font and found sansmathfonts to be good matching counterpart for math, but I'm open for other suggestions. Now I'm really struggling to get sans serif ...

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