# [texhax] Bold math a and Slides Class

Thu Aug 25 15:27:55 CEST 2005

On Aug 24, 2005, at 5:42 PM, KKThird at Yahoo.Com wrote:

> Second, when I use the bold math package and I make
> the letter a bold (i.e., $\bm{a}$), the a I get is is
> a different style from the "standard" a. I would like
> the bold math a to be the same as a regularly printed
> a, only for it to be bold.

Then don't ask for a bold math symbol, ask for a bold text character:

\documentclass{minimal}
\begin{document}
$\textbf{a}$
\end{document}

William

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