[texhax] \boldmath and times fonts

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Mon Apr 14 16:08:52 CEST 2008

W.J. Metzger :

> While I am normally quite happy with computer modern, I have a user who
> insists on using times.  She does this by
> \usepackage{times}
> \usepackage{mathptmx}
> \usepackage{mathrsfs}
> But \boldmath, as in the following does not produce a bold x
> \section{Rapidity and \boldmath{$x$} Dependence}
> Does someone know how to do this?

as far as I know one of the short commings of the times that comes with 
LaTeX is that it is mussing the bold math fonts.

try using the bm package, and use


maybe \boldmath even works now (I never user boldmath so I don't know).


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