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

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jun 25 12:52:30 EDT 2008

Le 25 juin 08 à 18:43, Peter Lichtner a écrit :

>> 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.
> One further comment: it seems to be the use of both \hat and \bzeta  
> that is causing the problem.

Use the bm package and \DeclareBoldMathCommand. The following works  


Bruno Voisin

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