[OS X TeX] Nested \textbf{\textsc{xyz}}

Joshua Smith smith.joshua.h at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 03:43:06 CET 2008

> On Feb 13, 2008, at 12:16 PM, Holger Frauenrath wrote:
>> one of my coworkers needs bold small caps, so he just used a  
>> nested \textbf{\textsc{xyz}}. To my surprise, this did not work  
>> when Compuer Modern or Latin Modern fonts (package lmodern) are  
>> chosen. The characters just show up as small bold letters. The  
>> same happens with small caps in section titles. Doing \textsc 
>> {\textbf{xyz}} also just gives small bold letters. Using the  
>> fourier package (the Utopia fonts), everything works fine.
> Using computer modern you can get a reasonable looking bold small  
> cap with usepackage{bold-extra}.
> \textsc{\textbf{xyz}} should produced what your coworker is  
> seeking, unless there is a need to really magnify the letters.

Does the following produce what you desire?


\textbf{\textsc{Text in Bold Small Caps}}


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