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Old April 23, 2010, 12:22 PM
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To bold text

How do I translate, "to bold some text"?

My attempt:
poner el texto en negritas
obscurecer el texto

I'm a little hesitant about using "poner el texto en negritas" you never know if the PC crowd is going to be offended here in North America and since I'm translating for a school district, I need to be very careful.

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@lblanco: Elaina is right. The typographic word for "bold text" is (letras) "negritas" or "negrillas", so nobody should be offended.

"Poner el texto en negritas/negrillas" is correct.
"Oscurecer el texto" would need some thinking before figuring out what you mean.
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agree with both. "poner en negrita/negrilla"
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~ negrilla, o ~ negrita.
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How do I translate, "to bold some text"?

My attempt:
poner el texto en negritas
obscurecer el texto

I'm a little hesitant about using "poner el texto en negritas" you never know if the PC crowd is going to be offended here in North America and since I'm translating for a school district, I need to be very careful.

Thank you
Here I will leave my attempt.

To bold some texts.

It could means ( Algunos textos en negritas or remarcadas)
That it in the second phrase could be interpreted as.
Some texts highlighted.
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Angelica - this might be a good launching point for a "Vocabulary by topic". Something like "word processing terms" or something. Vocabulary to be included: bold, italic, margins, tabs, tables, lists, bullets, page break, column, etc..........
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