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I need font size = 14 in article document, but when I change

\documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article}

to

\documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{article}

font becomes even smaller. How to change font size?

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Document class article only supports 10pt, 11pt, and 12pt. The default is 10pt. Option 14pt is unknown, therefore you are getting 10pt.

You can get larger sizes with extsizes:

\documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle}
\usepackage{geometry}

Package geometry (or hyperref or some graphics drivers like pdftex.def or …) set the paper size to the output media.

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Heiko Oberdiek, thanks! –  klm123 Sep 6 '12 at 9:31
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