How to Elegantly "Unbold" Description Label in LyX & Output?

Joel Kulesza jkulesza at
Wed Nov 6 02:50:03 UTC 2019

> On Nov 5, 2019, at 12:06, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes <lasgouttes at> wrote:
> Le 05/11/2019 à 19:36, Richard Kimberly Heck a écrit :
>>> On 11/5/19 10:38 AM, Joel Kulesza wrote:
>>> What is the recommended way to reconfigure the description environment
>>> to not be bold in LyX and in the output.  For the output, I might use
>>> \renewcommand{\descriptionlabel}[1]{\hspace{\labelsep}\normalfont{#1}}
>> I'm guessing you are missing a "format" tag. But you don't need to copy
>> the whole definition. Just:
>> Format 66
>> Style Description
>>     LabelFont
>>         Series Medium
>>     EndFont
>> End

Yes. That was it. Thanks!  Thanks also for the pointer to the right documentation. 

> You can even stick your renewcommand in there, like:
> Preamble
>  \renewcommand{\descriptionlabel}[1]{\hspace{\labelsep}\normalfont{#1}}
> EndPreamble

That was my next step after getting the layout to behave.  :-)

Thanks for the quick response to both of you!

- Joel

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