[OS X TeX] Using boldsymbol in figure caption with listoffigures

Peter Lichtner lichtner at lanl.gov
Wed Jun 25 12:23:46 EDT 2008

I am trying to create a caption to a figure using boldsymbol as in

\caption{$\hat\bzeta$}

where \bzeta is defined as

\newcommand{\bzeta}{\boldsymbol{\zeta}}

But this gives an error in \listoffigures. I assume I need a \protect
somewhere but can't seem to get it to work. Any help appreciated.
...Peter