# [texhax] Bold math a and Slides Class

Thu Aug 25 17:14:06 CEST 2005

On Aug 25, 2005, at 10:32 AM, KKThird at Yahoo.Com wrote:

> Thanks again for the suggestion. I didn't realize the
> bold math package was out of date. The slides document
> class is independent of the problem I'm having with
> getting a bold face standard font a (the same thing
> happens in other document classes). What is the
> "upgrade" to the bm package?

Any font package which provides real bold, and the appropriate
font-switching commands

> One thing I didn't explicitly say is that I want the a
> to not be italicized. You method worked, but it
> produces an italicized a. So, I would like to produce
> a bold face, unitalicized 'a' that can be used in math
> environments.

\documentclass{minimal}
\begin{document}

\emph{a} \textbf{a}

$\mathrm{a}\mathbf{a}$

$a^2 + b^2 = c^2$

\mathversion{bold}
$a^2 + b^2 = c^2$
\mathversion{normal}

\end{document}

William

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