[texhax] Subscript bold font

Rafael R Obelheiro rro at das.ufsc.br
Thu Aug 28 10:53:21 CEST 2003

Hi Jan,

On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 02:15:34PM +0200, Jan Bruners wrote:
> at some points, I would like to emphasize subscripted characters like in
> [$_\textbf{IP}$ Š
> Unfortunately, the characters appear subscripted, but much bigger than the usual
> subscript size. I suspect that the subscript command does not reach the
> characters embedded as the \textbf argument. How can I force TeX to shrink the
> characters, while choosing cmr bold at the same time (without adding \small or
> something to the characters).

You should use \mathbf{} instead of \textbf{}:

  A_\mathbf{foo}\times B_\mathbf{bar} = AB_\mathbf{foobar} 

Best regards,

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