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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Feb 14 03:51:53 CET 2008

On Feb 13, 2008, at 8:43 PM, Joshua Smith wrote:

>> 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?
> \documentclass[10pt]{article}
> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
> \begin{document}
> \textbf{\textsc{Text in Bold Small Caps}}
> \end{document}
> Josh


That will select the CMSuper fonts which are more complete than the CM  

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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