[texhax] Subscript bold font

William Adams wadams at atlis.com
Thu Aug 28 09:55:06 CEST 2003

Jan asked:	
> 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).

Was just looking this up here at work ;)

\textbf switches into text mode and text size---this is a feature, not 
a bug.

\mathbf{IP} will achieve what you want.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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