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newcommand vs. DeclareMathOperator

As far as I understand, whatever can be done using DeclareMathOperator can also be achieved using newcommand, but not the other way around. If this is the case, what are the circumstances where ...
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Which “bold” style is recommended for matrix notation?

I am wondering which "bold"-style is the "appropriate" or "official" way for matrix notation. E.g., let's say the matrix "A." \textbf{A} would result in a more italics representation compared\textbf{A}...
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How to make a larger “\dot”

I'm writing up some notes that will be displayed on an overhead projector. The standard time-derivative \dot{x} produces a dot that is hard to see. Does anyone know of a package or have a macro that ...
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How to make a vector bold and italic inside an equation

I want all my equations to be in italics and the vectors to be bold as well. When I write the following LaTeX code it gives italic equations: \begin{equation} F = kx \end{equation} But when I re-...
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Location of superscript in LaTeX

From the attached figure, you can see the star on the left-hand side is higher than the star on the right-hand side. Is it possible to lower the star on the left to the same height as the right-hand ...
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Lualatex and bm package

I've updated my latex packages yesterday and have now issues with lualatex. One problem arising for me now is, that lualatex does not print bold characters using the bm package. When I compile the ...
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Vector: Bold and arrow sign on top

Consider I have a vector x containing different x_i values. I want x to be both blond and have arrow sign on top. But if I use $\vv\textbf{x}}$ the font of x would be different from the fonts of ...
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How can I make the crossed-“O” ($\oslash$) bold?

I'd like to bolden the crossed-o but \textbf{$\oslash$} does nothing!
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Combine boldsymbol and widebar

I would like to have boldsymbol and widebar inside an equation combined as something like $\widebar{\boldsymbol\mu}$ However, while this compiles in my code, I only have a mu with a bar over it. (It'...
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Writing mathematical symbol with bold

I want to write \gamma with bold, for this I use \mathbf{\gamma} but the result that I have is not with bold. How can I fix this problem. someone can help me? Thank you in advance. \documentclass[...
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\ThisStyle, \SavedStyle and \bm

I think this is a follow-up to How to capture the current math style?. In this MWE, \bm{\testbox} works when used after \testbox. But it does not work on its own (commented line): \documentclass{...
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Fixing interaction of `bm` and NFSS

I’m trying to get math boldified in less fragile way that what bm would do. (Compare with the last paragraphs in this answer.) However, after hours of reading sources of NFSS (not for the first time!...