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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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Error: Missing $ [duplicate]

I have bla $ H $ bla bla $ 2 \times 2 $ . blabla: \begin{equation} H = \theta \textbf{I} + \textbf{ \tau } \cdot \textbf{a}, \end{equation} Why does it give me the following error: ! Missing $ ...
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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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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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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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multiple equations with same number

I can't seem to make this work. I want the matrix and the second equation with the same equation number. \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} [{\bf Z}] &=\begin{bmatrix} R_1+j\omega L_1 & -j\...
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How to Emphasis/Highlight Specific Components of a Matrix (e. g. Bold or Color)

I have the following matrix \begin{pmatrix} 1 & 3 & 2 & 6 \\ 4 & 1 & 8 & 2 \\ 3 & 9 & 4 & 12 \\ 12 & 3 & 16 & 4 \end{pmatrix} ...
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Bold symbols in math mode, reliably

I'm trying to have a bold \top symbol in math mode. I've tried everything I could find on google (\mathbf, \boldsymbol, \bm) but nothing seems to work properly. Only \pmb{\top} seems to do what I want ...
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Tabular align on decimal point with bold cells [duplicate]

I am trying to align tabular columns on a decimal point using dcolumn. Some cells should be bold. If I do this with \bm, the document does not compile, whereas if I do it as \textbf it does, but is ...
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Changing the order of equation numbering in minipage

I am trying to typeset Maxwell's equations using a minipage, and can't think of a good way to structure the document so the numbering of equations proceeds across the rows. \documentclass[]{article} \...
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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]{...
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How do I add a newcommand which includes formatting?

Currently I'm using \newcommand{\ps}{\textbf{\psi}} but this bolds everything after $\ps$. What do I do to get the desired result of inserting a bold $\psi$ when I use $\ps$ ? Thanks
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How do I write this table in LaTeX?

I want to construct the table from page 8 from this article: I tried this \begin{table}[h!] \centering $\begin{array}{@{}c|cccc@{}} \textbf{w^2}-xz & -x & y & 0 & -z & 0 & -...
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How to make formula bold in the title of the chapter and the sections

I have the following document. I would like that all formula in the title of the sections and the chapters becomes bold (that is ${2\neq}$ and $\nu\geqslant 1$). How to make this possible? \...
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How to use \boldsymbol with greek symbols with Tex Gyre Pagella?

I usually use something like \boldsymbol\sigma to obtain bold greek letters, which only requires \usepackage{amsmath}. This doesn't seem to work when using XeLatex and Tex Gyre Pagella, as shown in ...
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Bolding an item of a list

How would I bold just this item? Thank you. \item $\neg f\to (\neg b\lor\neg m)$
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Problem with bold greek using MastersDoctoralThesis class in LaTeX

If using Doctoral Thesis Latex template (source https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis) I've found out that using bold greek in math mode produces wrong symbols (e.g. $\mathbf{...