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bm cause bold font undefined problems

\documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{anyfontsize} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsthm,mathrsfs} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \usepackage{unicode-math} \...
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Siunitx conflicts with textbf

I've recently updated my computer from TeXLive 2019 to TeXLive 2022, and a document that compiled perfectly with the 2019 version raises an error with the new version. The problem occurs when i try to ...
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How to make a heavier math font?

I want to make a heavier math font by using the command \hm which is from bm package. But it doesn't work well and give a same font like the one made by \bm. Could you help me find out where the wrong ...
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Latex document in bold typeface

I would like to have a document typeset using a bold typeface. Is it possible to have a document all in bold typeface, including equations?
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Title with big bold font

I want the title Fredholm Integral Transforms to be displayed in large bold text. With \HUGE I did not get a change in the font. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{...
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get equivalent boldness given by /section command

How to obtain a comparable font "boldness" resulting from \section command with normal text formatting ones in the following text paragraph ? If I'm not mistaken the \textbf seems to ...
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How do I top strikethrough (\sout) interfering with bold font (\textbf) in Chinese?

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \usepackage[normalem]{ulem} \begin{document} \textbf{a a a} a a a,\textbf{aaa}aaa. \sout{\textbf{a a a} a a a,\textbf{aaa}aaa.} \textbf{我我我}我我我,\...
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Change font style for specific entry in TOC

Is there a way to specify a different font style for one specific entry in the TOC using tocloft or otherwise? For example, is it possible to bold just the first section: Section 1 ..... 1 <-- ...
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How do I get less thick matrix lines?

Currently for my column vectors they look like this: I want them to look like this: Right now I'm using the lgroup/rgroup symbols to get them the right curliness, but I can't get them to be the ...
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Change the Bold Text in Math Mode to Normal

I have an issue in a quite large document i have with Latex. I am writing a lot in math mode, especially with align function, but the output always turns out bold!I do not wish that all text I write ...
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How to define a math bold font in Plain TeX?

Consider the following code: \font\rm=ecrm1000\rm \font\bf=ecbx1000 R{\bf R} $R{\bf R}$ \bye The result I get is RR RR. However I was expecting RR RR Why the second R in the math formula not ...
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Latin Modern Math doesn't have a bold font, but does have glyphs for Unicode block Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols. Can \boldmath output them?

It is known that Latin Modern Math does not have a standalone bold font. If you load Latin Modern Math with package unicode-math, and try to use \boldmath, the fontshape with be substituted with the ...
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How to Produce a Bold Psvectorian Image

This MWE code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{pstricks,psvectorian} \usepackage{color} % Compiles with XELATEX \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \begin{pspicture}(-5,-5)(4,4)% \psframe[...
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The font package tgheros affects lmodern

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tgheros} %\usepackage{helvet} % see explanation \begin{document} Let's ...
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Is using the \bf command for bolding text OK? [duplicate]

I see many questions where the macro \bf is used to generate a bold output. Is this a good use of \bf?
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Small caps bold

I downloaded and installed this font on my pc. In particular, I should have the normal, bold and semibold-italic versions. On latex, I tried to insert some text as small caps bold in this font, but it ...
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Is it okay to do $\bf Text$?

For a math report, we often use name of a category in bold letters, ie, Set. Out of laziness, i found that just writing $\bf Set$ seems to do the trick without apparent side effects. Is this okay to ...
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Bold font not working with Helvetica [closed]

I'm trying to write my paper in the Helvetica font. For that I installed the package fontspec and \setmainfont{Helvetica}. But when using \textbf{} nothing happens. The same goes for \textit{}. What ...
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How to increase the spacing between the numbers and the product symbol in the siunitx package when the mode option is match?

I am using the siunitx package for my text. To print bold numbers and units (within \textbf{ }) I am using the options mode=match and reset-text-series=false (see MWE). However, this way the space ...
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Softening the Bold

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{book} \oddsidemargin 17pt \evensidemargin 18pt \topmargin 35pt \headheight 25pt \textheight 8.5in \textwidth 5.75in \headsep 40pt \marginparwidth 35pt \...
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Is there a way to make \eqref use the font weight from the current text font?

The command eqref from amsmath does not inherit the font weight from the current font. In particular, the command \textbf has no effect on it. Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Autocolor for italic and bold fonts in pandoc-template

I have started using pandoc to auto-generate PDFs from my .md-notes. This is working out so far, I succeeded to customize the font, background etc. For readability, I want all the italic parts as well ...
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Specifying Ahead of Time Both the Color of All Drop Caps and That Their Associated Text be Bold

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lettrine} \usepackage{xcolor} \setcounter{DefaultLines}{3} \setlength{\DefaultFindent}{0em} \setlength{\DefaultNindent}{.17em} \renewcommand{\...
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Thinner square root line than expected

I am using Fira font in my document, text and math. The problem is that the math font is way too thin, so I ended up using FakeBold option from fontspec. Everything is OK until the square roots. As ...
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How to display a bold math symbol in a subsection-level header

i have a subsection named \subsection{$\Lambda$CDM} is there a way to show \Lambda as a bold symbol? I have tried with \bm{} \subsection{$\bm{\Lambda}$CDM} but I got errors and textbf doesn't seem ...
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Incorporating a Spanish Accent in a Word to be Displayed in Bold

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsthm,latexsym,amssymb,amsmath,verbatim} \oddsidemargin -15pt \evensidemargin -15pt \topmargin -25pt \headheight -5pt \headsep 0pt \...
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How to enforce the font not to be bold in {\documentclass[letterpaper, 10 pt, journal, twoside]{ieeetran}}

I need to submit a paper to IEEE Control System Letters Journal. In the instructions, I am told to use \documentclass[letterpaper, 10 pt, journal, twoside]{ieeetran} as the document class. My problem ...
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I am trying to customize the figure caption using the \usepackage{caption}$ but I want figure caption in Bold Italic but number in Bold only

\renewcommand{\thefigure}{\arabic{section}.\arabic{\textit{figure}}} \usepackage{caption} \captionsetup{margin=10 pt,font=footnotesize,labelfont={bf,it}}
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Problem with \newcommand and \renewcommand

I am trying to define a command called \vec{} that prints a bold and non-italic symbol in math environment. \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{\mathbf{#1}} usually works for me, but not in the documentclass ...
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How not to render section-level headers in bold?

I would like to turn off bold for section-level headers in LaTeX, but keep bold for subsection-level headers. Would this be possible? The document class I'm using is article. Thanks! A MWE would be: \...
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Bolder Blackboard bold

I am looking for bold versions of the blackboard bold letters. Unfortunately, the best symbols I have come up with so far are hard to distinguish from the usual blackboard bold letters. Is there a way ...
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TeX Definition to Suppress Page Number Conflicting with Macro to Make Other Page Numbers Bold

In the post Is There a Command Analogous to \addtocontents{toc}{text} for an Index?, I inquired as to the existence of a command that could be used to add a comment to the Index in a manner analogous ...
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Lowercase bold calligraphic letters with \mathscr

On the page https://calligraphycalligraphy.blogspot.com/2020/11/50-calligraphy-font-latex.html?m=1, I found a lowercase calligraphic letter style, which I would like to implement in my LaTeX document. ...
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Making Index Page Citations Bold without Obliterating "See{Another Indice}"

Previously, I had posted the question How to Display the Indice Page Numbers in Bold? and received a very fine answer, which has served me well. However, I have since discovered a conflict making ...
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Trying to write a newcommand to wrap text in bold parentheses

I am attempting to define a command \ideal that will wrap its argument in bold parentheses. Here is my attempt: \newcommand{\ideal}[1]{\boldsymbol{\left(\right.} #1 \boldsymbol{\left.\right)}} This ...
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How to unbold part of the subsubsection title?

I would like to get "A (B)". I searched the forum, but it looks those questions are about unbolding the whole section title. Thank you very much!
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Text formatting not working in Bangla text

Issue 1: With the reference of this answer, I am using babel for writing Bangla text in Lualatx. But it show no দাঁড়ি চিহ্ন (।) which is a equivalent of full stop (.) in English. Here is a snippet of ...
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inconsistent compiling of bold symbols in LaTeX

I am new to LaTeX and I am writing up an assignment and having trouble with bold, subscripted symbols. I want to write a product between a vector c_j and a scalar R_jk. I want the vector to be bold, ...
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How to get a font weight bolder than \textbf{}?

I have been trying to reproduce a Beamer presentation template from a former teacher but I can't find out how they managed to change the font weight to be this bold. How can I get the font on the ...
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Some bold characters in mathbf being overriden by the main math font with unicode-math

I want to automatically use FiraMath-Bold font inside the mathbf enviroments but some characters and symbols like the square root, equal sign and parentheses doesn't seem to being render in bold but ...
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On the Extra and Ultra Bold Font Series

I could never be able to use Extra and Ulta Bold font series. Do you know how to define these. Below is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{anyfontsize} %\usefont{enc}{family}{series}{shape} \...
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Cannot stop Latin character being emboldened after Greek character emboldened

I am using the following code. \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{eqnarray} \label{eq:linearInterpolant} \boldsymbol{\beta}(\...
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Unwanted bold text?

I get bold text without using "\textbf{}", how to resolve that?! P.S. I'm using "overleaf" \\ \textbf{"\textbackslash end\{titlepage\}"}:\\ C'est pour << fin de la ...
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How to Make Bold the Footnotemarks Appearing After the Footnote Line

Consider the MWE \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \Large \noindent A sentence.\footnote{Footnote A.} \\ Another sentence.\footnote{Footnote B.} \\ Another sentence.\footnote{...
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Is there a reason why I should not make use of commands such as \bf to bold my text instead of the "standard" ones?

The question arose eversince I learnt about \textbf{} and I couldn't quite spot any differences against \bf.
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Beamer bold face using mathbf [duplicate]

Beamer is not rendering bold fonts in math mode. This is (somewhat) new behavior; in spring 2020 it was working as expected. Previously, $\mathbf{u}$ would yield a sans serif, bold face letter. ...
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How make section titles bold and small-caps [duplicate]

Section titles should be bold+small-caps (but this code fail to do it) \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\section}{\Large\sc\bfseries}{}{}{}[] Full code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{...
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Siunitx bold units in math mode

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \setmathfont{STIX Two Math} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage[reset-math-version = false]{siunitx} \begin{document} \...
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Create semibold option for default font in math operator [duplicate]

(see edit) I am looking to add incorporate a "semi-bold" (e.g \textsb) option to the default font (serif). I have seen solutions from a few years ago that involve different fonts (not what I'...
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How to obtain a description item starting with a capital letter using classicthesis?

Consider following MWE: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} \begin{description} \item[Apple] apple \item[\textbf{Apple}] apple \item[apple] apple \end{description} \end{document} which gives ...
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