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Condition on text vs math symbol [duplicate]

I'd like to have a conditional macro that emboldens symbols, using different commands depending on whether the argument is a math symbol or text. Specifically, I'd like to use \bm for math symbols ...
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Text in Bold and Greek in bold italic [duplicate]

My code follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\bmr}[1]{{\mathbf{#1}}} \begin{document} $\bmr T\eta\bmr \nu$ \end{document} Output comes correctly for the text "T", but ...
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How can I get bold math symbols?

To make Latin-letter variables bold I can use e.g. \mathbf{a}, but while putting Greek letters or symbols such as \nabla inside \mathbf doesn't cause any errors or warnings, it also doesn't do ...
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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 switch to upright greek in math mode?

I use libertine and newtxmath font packages, they provide upright greek letters. However, there is no way to conveniently swith between italic and upright greek letters. I need a command, simillar to ...
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Upright bold greek with condition in math mode

Good day! I googled the whole stackechange, but was not able to find the answer. I'm quite new to Latex, so my approach is not proper. I try to define a macro, that should format greek letter as ...
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Consistent macro for bold upright vectors in both latin and greek

I’m using pdfLaTeX, and I want all vectors I typeset to be in bold, upright font. Unfortunately, based on whether the symbol is latin, lowercase greek, or uppercase greek, there are different commands ...
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Automatically check if a math character is greek or latin

My question is similar to Bold math: Automatic choice between \mathbf and \boldsymbol for Latin and Greek symbols?, yet slightly different. My non-compilable minimal example is the following one: \...
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How to write a greek letter as bold and not italic? [duplicate]

How to write the letter θ as bold and not italic? I have tried the following but it gives me the θ as italics and not bold: \textbf{$\theta$}
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Upright bold Greek fonts with SVMult class

In plain Latex document, we can use simple command \boldsymbol{\mathrm{\Phi or q}} to obtain upright Greek or Roman letter that will look fine. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{...