Questions tagged [bm]

Questions concerning the use of the bm package which provides the \bm and \hm commands for accessing bold and heavy fonts in maths mode.

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How to include bold math symbols using \bm in glossary?

I want to include a bold math symbol like \bm{u} in the glossary. But I don't know how to get it to work. My code is the following \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage[acronym,symbols,...
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Interaction of \bm with optional argument

What's going on here? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \newcommand{\myfuncA}[0]{A} \newcommand{\myfuncB}[1]{#1} \newcommand{\myfuncC}[1][]{#1} \begin{document} \[ \bm{\myfuncA} % works ...
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`\bm` no longer works with `\mathrm` when loading several fonts

This is a follow up to my previous question. I want listings to be able to handle valid python identifiers in listings using pdfLaTeX. The MWE literate_mwe.tex produces the following output from the ...
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Why `bm` uparrow gives extra white space while `bm` downarrow does not?

As topic. I am using pdfLaTeX compiler on Overleaf. I've figured out a remedy (?) as topic by not bolding the arrow: \bm{a_{xxx}}{}_{\uparrow}. However, I want to know the reason that \bm{a_{xxx\...
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Wide accents and bm [duplicate]

Is there a way to use the bold math macro \bm together with wide accents such as \widetilde or \widehat, without generating a too wide accent? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \begin{...
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Fatal error when using bold math and physics

I have a problem where writing \log in bold math \bm{$\log$} is resulting in a fatal error. I am using a multitude of packages, but I've narrowed it down to the physics package. I get 10 errors when ...
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Is there a way to switch mathbf and bm commands within the document?

I have written a long document with a lot of equations that contain both \bm and \mathbf. However, now I would like to switch their behaviour. So whenever I have \mathbf{X} in the document, I would ...
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Bold pzc for mathmode

Is there a decent way of bolding the pzc font defined as \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mathpzc}{OT1}{pzc}{m}{it} in the math mode. Giving \bm a try as below did not reveal anything \documentclass{report} \...
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How to print glossary math symbol in bold?

I would like to print the first usage of a math symbol defined in my glossary in bold without defining a new glossary entry. Using the text environment \textbf{\glssymbol{T1}} has no effect, because ...
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Why doesn't the 'bm' package work with the 'unicode-math' package?

I want the bold italic math character (as in normal math) in math mode. So, I tried to use the bm package but it doesn't work together with the unicode-math package in my LaTeX document. Again, for ...
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How can have a unit vector symbol without bold? [duplicate]

This is the following question from How to type a particular kind of unit vector? This given have bold, but I just want ordinary without bold. How can I do that? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Using bm in Beamer Section

Forgive me if this is answered elsewhere, but my searches are failing me. I am using section headings in beamer and want to include bold math variables in the heading. This throws an error that I ...
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\bm and \num inside align

What I'm trying to do is write a number as \num{number} in boldface inside an align environment. After looking for an answer, I found bm and siunitx mismatch, but it didn't solve the problem. Here's ...
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bm package with accent and subscript

I am trying to add bold subscript and superscript to a bold accented character. But the subscript comes out with a different spacing or depth from the version without the accent. I would like to just ...
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Bold \Big parenthesis in math mode

Is there a way to print a bold \Big parenthesis in math mode? If yes, is there also a way to print a bold parenthesis of any size (up to \Bigg for instance). I've tried the following approach but it ...
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Bold symbols in LuaLaTeX with setmathfont

How to type bold \wedge and \neg symbols in a selected math font? MWE1, with bm package, no math font selection: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{bm} %\usepackage{unicode-...
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\bm not working for Latin or Digits letters when using mathspec to customize these

This is my MWE: % !TEX program = xelatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,bm} \usepackage{mathspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \setmathfont(Digits,Latin,Greek){Minion Pro} \setmathrm{...
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Use of bm package change symbols [duplicate]

The following code \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{eulerpx,bm} \begin{document} $a<b\quad\bm{a<b}$ \end{document} Provides the ...
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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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Using bm with eulervm gives inconsistent ‘<’ and ‘>’ characters

I prefer to use bm package to bold math. However, I noticed that when used with eulervm, this gives inconsistent results for ‘<’ and ‘>’ characters. I wonder what causes it and can the usage bm be ...
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bm problem with newcommand

Καλημέρα! If I use the package bm, I have problems with the \newcommand{\hm}{\mathop{}\!\text{ημ} \mathop{}\!}. N.B.: I don't have problems with the \mathop{}\!\text{ημ} \mathop{}\!, but with the \...
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Fixing interaction of `bm` and NFSS

I’m trying to get math boldified in less fragile way that what bm would do. (Compare with the last paragraphs in this answer.) However, after hours of reading sources of NFSS (not for the first time!...
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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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bold arrow in caption

I need to write in a caption $\overleftarrow{A}$ and make it bold, but when I compile I get the error "illegal parameter number in definition of \reserved@a." So to make it compile I use $\protect\...
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Does \bmdefine redefine commands without giving a warning?

Just curious; does \bmdefine redefine commands without giving a warning? I tried compiling \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \bmdefine{\Omega}{O} \begin{document} $\Omega$ \end{document} \...
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Bold, upright greek symbol, \bm not working

I seem to have a problem. My task is to transfer several scanned equations into TeX equations. Now my greek symbols won't accept to stay upright and italicized. \bm is somehow not working at all, \...
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Conflict using \overset inside bold math

I'm trying to make a line of math symbols bold. I've been using \boldsymbol throughout my document to this end, but now I've stumbled with a problem. If I use \boldsymbol{\overset{\phi}{\to}} I get ...
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Bold font math in table of contents

I have this code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[margin=2.5cm]{geometry} % showframe \usepackage{multirow} \...
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Error “Extended mathchar used as mathchar” when using \bm

In an equation I want to use some bold calligraphic letters. This should be possible using \bm{\mathcal{X}}. However, even wenn using \bm{X} alone I get an error ("Extended mathchar used as mathchar")....
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Lowercase greek, sanserif, bold

I have seen solutions for bold lowercase greek, and lowercase sanserif, but have not seen the combination of all three. What is the reliable way to generate lowercase, sanserif, bold math font?
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Math symbols (bm) appear duplicate/on top of themselves [duplicate]

In a recent document I'm working on, when using certain math symbols they are duplicated over themselves: This happens exclusively when I use \bm{}. It happens in inline math, equations, and aligns. ...
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doubled letter when I using \bm

When I using the \bm package, all the letters are overprinting like below. I could not find the problem.
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Conflict between hyperref and bm

Are there any ways to address the incompatibility below: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} \section{Boundary conditions $\bm{H_F}$} This is a test! \end{...
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Make math symbol bold and non-italic simultaneously in latex

How to make a math symbol bold as well as non-italic in the math-mode of latex. I have been trying to both bold and non-italicize x and \theta using the following minimum-working-example. x can be ...
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bm and siunitx transparent use

I try to have bm and siunitx packages transparent use based on this answer: bm and siunitx mismatch \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm,siunitx} \newif\ifbm \bmfalse % New bm \let\Oldbm\bm \...
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bm and siunitx mismatch

With this mwe, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm,siunitx} % change nothing to the problem \sisetup{ detect-weight, detect-display-math } \begin{document} $\bm{\num{.1}}$ \end{document} ...
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How I can get bold, italic and dotless i and j in XeLaTeX?

In pdfLaTeX, I can get them by \bm{\hat{\imath}} and \bm{\hat{\jmath}}. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\bm{\hat{\imath}} \...
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bold version of succcurlyeq?

I would like to find a free font (preferably as in free speech) that can be used with LaTeX and that contains a bold version of $\succcurlyeq$ (defined in package amssymb). Currently I use poor man’s ...
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Centering double accents in math with bold symbols [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble getting double accents to centralise over a letter in a math environment, in combination with bold math. For example, \dot{\hat{d}}_{lx} Gives which is what how I would ...
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Macro definition not working when using LuaLaTeX and polyglossia (with `\setmainlanguage{german}`)

I'm compiling the following MWE with LuaLaTeX in an updated TexLive 2017 installation on Ubuntu: % !TeX program=lualatex \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside=semi,openright]{scrbook} \usepackage{...
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Horizontal skip between bold small arrows to depict derivation operators of the Galois connection

Typing bold small arrows using bm package leads to the wrong horizontal skip (distance) between them. Please, help me to set equal horizontal skips between them to depict derivation operators of the ...
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Endless compilation when loading unicode-math and using \bm

In this MWE, \bm command results in endless compilation only if unicode-math is preloaded. How to fix such an error? \RequirePackage{luatex85} \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{mathtools,bm} \...
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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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stix2 FONT: bold greek

I installed STIX2 fonts in otf format on my Win10 machine. I tried: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{STIX2Text-Regular.otf} \...
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Choosing a good math font to use with Georgia text font

My questions is related to combining text and math fonts. I am a real fan of Georgia-like "dense" and "no so thin" fonts. It seems that books published by AMS use similar one. My problem is that I ...
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Why is the \bf command applied to more than I asked?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} \begin{document} $$x(t), \bf{x}(t), \bf{x(t)}$$ \end{document} Result: Question: Why are the second and third x(t) typeset the same? In the second ...
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Typesetting multiletter variables with subscripts and mixed formatting

Through my research on this website I've found the best way to typeset multiletter variables is using \mathit. However, if the variable has mixed formatting (i.e. bold, italic and roman) or super/...
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How to make `\bm{<number>}` work with `\usepackage[libertine]{newtxmath}` and pdflatex?

I get bold 0 as exected when I compile the following code with lualatex. However, I get normal (not bold) 0 with pdflatex. Is there any workaround to get bold 0 with pdflatex? \documentclass{...
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How to make `\bm{<number>}` work with newtxsf and lualatex?

I get bold 0 as exected when I compile the following code with pdflatex. However, I get normal (not bold) 0 with lualatex. Is there any workaround to get bold 0 with lualatex? \documentclass{article} ...
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How to modify the default style of SVjour3 such that upper case Greek letters are upright instead of italic?

\RequirePackage{amsmath} \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[twocolumn]{svjour3} \smartqed \usepackage{lineno,hyperref} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath,mathtools} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{...