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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 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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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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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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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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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3answers
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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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