[texhax] Bold for sf and semi-bold for rm

Christer Thörn christer.thorn at jth.hj.se
Wed Oct 7 13:20:02 CEST 2009


I'm using a roman font, where I want the bold weight to use the 
semi-bold font. But I want the sans serif bold to use its regular bold! 
Is there an easy way?

Currently I use:
\renewcommand{\rmdefault}{mbv} % A Baskerville as rm
\renewcommand{\bfdefault}{sb}  % Use semibold instead of bold
\usepackage{helvet}            % Helvetica as sf

This causes the roman to be semibold and the sans serif be neither bold 
nor semi-bold. Is there a "\bfdefault_for_rm_only"?

Christer Thörn
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