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How to write letters in bold in the math mode?

In mathematics, a letter, say, g, can stand for a scalar, while a letter in bold, e.g., g stands for a vector. Here is my question: How can one turn the letter into bold in the math mode? For ...
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Bold math: Automatic choice between \mathbf and \boldsymbol for Latin and Greek symbols?

This is a follow-up to this question. Suppose you want to denote vectors by upright bold letters; then \mathbf{u} works fine, except that if it's a Greek letter you have to use \boldsymbol{\omega} ...
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How to bold just one word in a line

If I have a line of text, how do I make just the first word bold? I tried this: \bf{NTn} = Number of lines but it made the entire line bold.
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why does \mathbf{\rho} do not show as bold, but \boldsymbol{\rho} do?

May be related How can I get bold math symbols? I use Scientific word, and when I wanted to make some symbols and letters as vectors. So I select, in math mode, a symbol, and then using the menu, ...
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Bold italic math with unicode-math

How can I get the output I get without unicode-math using unicode-math, preferably (not necessarily) using the same code (\boldmath)? I would like the solution to work with at least the XITS and Latin ...
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How to define vectors when used in equation

So in short I want to have something that looks like this: So far I managed to get to the following output: with the code as follows: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper] {article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Using there exists symbol within inference of the semantic package

I am using the semantic package to write inference rules. I need to put a there exists symbol which is standard to LaTeX using $\exists$. However, when used within the semantic package's inference ...
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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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PGFPlotsTable formatting problems

I am having a real hard time trying to format a simple numeric table with PGFPlotsTable. I have tried tons of combinations of TeX.SO solutions, I just cannot get any working result. The table looks ...
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How to make the table fit into the column?

Hi I have a two columns table with ACM SIG Proceedings template http://www.acm.org/sigs/publications/proceedings-templates Here is my latex: \documentclass{sig-alternate} \usepackage{ctable} \begin{...
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Bold \varnothing

I'm using the symbol \varnothing and it turns out I could do with a bold version of it. Any ideas? Also, I'm using \phi as a 'lowercase' version of it, any improvements to this strategy would also ...
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Bold brackets in equations

I want to write an equation with bold extended brackets. For instance in: \left[ \frac{1}{2} \vec{\nabla} \times \vec{v} \right] I want \left[ and \right] to be bold. I already tried https://tex....
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Poster and (very) bold math fonts

I've spent several hours to put some mathematical laws for powers and logarithm on a poster. The output is too thin for reading it standing a few meters away, especially sitting in a classroom in ...
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Bold math in the title of an article

Can this be done? I can't find anything anywhere on this -- which is very strange to me!
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Thicker line for minus sign and plus sign

Most of the times the minus sign in my documents is so thin and so short that I have a hard time seeing it on a printed copy. Is there a way to alter the thickness of the line for the minus sign (and, ...

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