Take the 2-minute tour ×
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. It's 100% free, no registration required.

After gaining some insight from How does font size work in TeX?, now I want to change my font size values according to my preference.

As a follow up from the linked question, how can I set

\Large = 13pt

\LARGE = 15pt ?

In the linked question it's \Large = 14.4pt and \LARGE = 17.28pt.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 9 down vote accepted

The size for article.cls with option 11pt are declared in size11.clo. You can copy the definitions and change them. E.g. the original \Large is setup like this:

\newcommand\Large{\@setfontsize\Large\@xivpt{18}}

So use in your preamble (or a local sty).

\makeatletter %only needed in preamble
\renewcommand\Large{\@setfontsize\Large{13pt}{18}}
\makeatother

The 18 is the baselineskip (in pt). Adjust it to the value you want to use.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.