[OS X TeX] Nested \textbf{\textsc{xyz}}

Thomas Rike tricycle222 at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 13 19:47:57 EST 2008

Dear Holger,

On Feb 13, 2008, at 12:16 PM, Holger Frauenrath wrote:

> Dear all,
> one of my coworkers needs bold small caps, so he just used a nested  
> \textbf{\textsc{xyz}}. To my surprise, this did not work when  
> Compuer Modern or Latin Modern fonts (package lmodern) are chosen.  
> The characters just show up as small bold letters. The same happens  
> with small caps in section titles. Doing \textsc{\textbf{xyz}} also  
> just gives small bold letters. Using the fourier package (the Utopia  
> fonts), everything works fine.

Using computer modern you can get a reasonable looking bold small cap  
with usepackage{bold-extra}.
\textsc{\textbf{xyz}} should produced what your coworker is seeking,  
unless there is a need to really magnify the letters.

HTH, Tom Rike

> Is this supposed to be like this?
> Thanks for suggestions.
> Holger

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