# [texhax] boldfacing words from a list

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Oct 3 09:07:24 CEST 2006

At 18:35 29.09.06, John R. Culleton wrote:
>On Thursday 28 September 2006 10:05, Christopher W. Ryan wrote:
> > As I was typing my daughter's school essay the other night, I began
> > wondering whether there is a latex package that would cause all words
> > from a particular list, when appearing in a document, to be boldfaced.
>
>TeX is not a text entry program. For that you use an editor like
>GVim and mass changes like
>:%s/ foo /{\\bf & }/g

TeX probably wasn't made to be such a program. Though /it is/ one,
as I tried to explain some times here. -- More to be told under
better conditions. -- Uwe Lueck.