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Why can't I get a bold Greek letter? [duplicate]

My MWE is as follows: \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{article} % A4 paper and 11pt % font size \usepackage[english]{babel} % English language/hyphenation \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} ...
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How to bold math-mode characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bold math symbols? I am wondering if it is possible to bold characters under math-mode, for instance, is it possible to bold $\langle \rangle$?
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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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Can I make a greek letter extra-bold in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I would like to distinguish between a vector of betas and the individual betas and I want to use bold symbol, rather than an error, to ...
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\subsetneq in bold font [duplicate]

My tags are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} $\boldsymbol{\subsetneq}$ \end{document} I got the symbol in roman only but I need in bold face, any ...
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How can you make the $<$, and $\leq$ signs bold? [duplicate]

How can you make the <, and the $\leq$ signs bold? Thanks,
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How can I get an lower-case “L” with a hooked tail [duplicate]

I'm marking up some text that includes "l" as a vector, so I'd like to be able to use a bold font. \mathbf{l} gives a straight up-and-down kind of l which looks like a 1 (one) or an I (capital "i"): ...
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How to make everything bold in math mode? [duplicate]

I want to write everything in math mode as bold characters. I know that with bm package I can do that. Here is my example code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm,amsmath} \begin{document} $E = \...
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Bold symbols for Greek letters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get bold math symbols? I use for bold Greek letters the command \boldsymbol for other maths expression \mathbf, but the font weight is not the same. How can I get ...
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Problem for bold symbol in math mode with iota [duplicate]

I am using \mathbf{} for include bold symbols in my equation. It works fine with all symbols with the exception of \iota. I tried to use equation environment and to exclude subindex. The following is ...
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Correct usage of \mathbf [duplicate]

In my work I have: J_{\mathbf{\lambda}}(f(\mathbf{p},t)) but pdflatex prited Why? Maybe I'm not using mathbf correctly?
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\mathbf not bolding mathematical character [duplicate]

Why is it that when I type the following: $\mathbf{\mu}$ the mu is not bolded? Consider this code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{pdfpages} \...
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Tikz \pmb results in 2 overlapping letters [duplicate]

For some reason, there seem to be 2 overlapped images of letters inside \pmb{} of the tikz draw feature. Here is a MWE \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Are \( and \) preferable to dollar signs for math mode?

Along the lines of Why is \[ ... \] preferable to $$ ... $$?, what reasons are there (if any) to favor \( ... \) over $ ... $?
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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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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 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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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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Increase font size and making a boldface in mathmode in Latex

How to increase the font size and make a boldface of the whole symbol given above in mathmode in Latex ?

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