[pdftex] Italics and Bold

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sat Aug 23 04:12:57 CEST 2003

>>>>> "Arun" == Arun Kejariwal <arun_kejariwal at hotmail.com> writes:

    > Hi, Have a look at the following code

    > {\it {\bf Ar}ea Es{\bf t}imation}

    > I want Art to be in Bold and the rest to be italicised. But I do
    > not get bold font.  What's wrong with the above.

It works for me with tex and pdftex.

    > Can't I have bold along with slant of italics???

Unfortunately not with Computer Modern fonts.  Suppose there would be
a bold italic font in CM, then the following file should work:


{\it {\bf Ar}ea Es{\bf t}imation}

{\it {\bi Ar}ea Es{\bi t}imation}



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