{fontsize} is about selecting a document's standard font size (with class options like 12pt), changing relative font sizes within a document (with macros like \small or \large), and defining or modifying {macros} related to font sizes.

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Text formatting of document, without altering in-table text

I wish to change the font size/spacing of my text for my whole document, but keep the table text format the same as the LaTeX default. When I try implement change to the text, the same happens to the ...
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How do I reduce the size of the word “References” in the bibliography section?

I'm using \begin{thebibiliography} to generate a bibliography at the end of the page. The heading for this is "References" and I would like to reduce the size of this heading. I'm using the article ...
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tikz - Multi-line text size

I am using this command: \newcommand{\orgnode}[2]{\node[shape=rectangle,draw=black,align=center] at (#2) {\Large #1};} to make basic ORG chart nodes. I want the text size Large. This works with one ...
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Set custom margin for the res class

I am trying to make my resume using the res class. the problem that I am facing is with the page borders. How I do I set in acc Here is what My .tex file looks like ...
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How do I decide the font size in figures for ACM SIG?

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper. And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib and MS visio. What is the recommended font size in figures (for xlable, ylable, ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) ...
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Centering chapter/section/subsection and font size

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{letterpaper, left=1.25in, right=1.0 in, top=1.0in, bottom=1.0in, includefoot} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Half point font sizes in AMS book [duplicate]

How can I typeset my book in a 10.5pt font size using the amsbook document class? I tried using \fontsize{10.5}{12}\selectfont but it doesn't seem to work.
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How to make the title larger in Tikz poster? [closed]

How does one increase the font size of the title of a poster using Tikz Poster?
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How to generate a smaller \sim with respect to text

When I use \sim I get: Is there a way to make the \sim sign smaller with respect to the text? I looked online but did not find what I was looking for. Thanks.
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Use 24 pt font size in my poster with beamerposter

I'm still new using beamerposter. I found the template by Nathaniel Johnston here. There is a default setting in the template. However I'm not sure what the font size is. Now, I was recommended to use ...
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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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How to change the font size of the abstract in KOMA-script?

More obviously, the following does work: \addtokomafont{abstract}{\footnotesize} Less obviously, the following does not work either: \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\abstract}{\footnotesize}{}{}{} ...
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How to reduce the font size of the word “Chapter” in chapter heading of latex report

For my BE project thesis, font specifications are as follows (Arial): "Chapter No." -16 "Chapter name" -18 "Section" -16 "Subsection" -14 Except "Chapter No.", the font size of chapter ...
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IEEEtran setting for 10-point type, 12-point vertical spacing

I am going to submit a journal paper that requires the following page formating: 14 double column, 12 pt pages double column page is defined as a 7.875" x 10.75" page with 10-point type, 12-point ...
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\fontsize command not working as expected

I have some tables in the middle of a document which is in written in 12pt and I'm trying to make them in 10pt. Only the tables. If I write \begin{table} \centering \fontsize{10}{12} ...
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Font size control in table

I have a table that is too wide to fit in a page. How to change the font size in a table? This is the source code. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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make smaller some relation in math environment

I wrote the code below, but I want to make smaller the \left\vert‎\left(‎\dfrac{1}{16},‎\dfrac{1}{16}‎\right) ‎‎\right‎‎‎\rangle_{1,2} how should I do that? \documentclass{article} ‎‎ ...
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How can i change the font size of label of node uniformly in tikz

I want to give nodes a label by \node [label=below:$1$] {$X$}. But the size of the label is the same with "X". i want it to be script size. so i can type \node [label=below:$\scriptstyle 1$] {$X$}. ...
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Fonts design parameters (descendent, cap height, etc): are they available in some register?

I am trying to sample the available fonts in "detail", and I wrote a small LaTeX document to have a visual comparison of fonts, with the main characteristics highlighted. I have a couple of problems ...
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Package scrextend warning when changing the font size

I am using the command \usepackage[fontsize=8pt]{scrextend} to change the font size and I am constantly get the warning "Package scrextend Warning: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes ...
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Changing Math-Font-Size with DeclareMathSizes

I am thrilled that \DeclareMathSizes gives such nuanced control over the sizes of the different parts of the equations. Experimenting with the mt-size, s-size and ss-size paramters. Here's ...
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How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter?

How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter? I am unable to change the fontsize using \documentclass[10pt]{sciposter}.
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Change reference title size

I need to change the font size of reference title in ctexbook. An obvious way is redefining the \bibname macro. However, that would change the heading as well. For example, ...
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Linguex in sciposter

I am trying to create a linguistic poster with sciposter but the glossed examples appear in wrong fontsize. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a0,28pt]{sciposter} \usepackage{linguex} \begin{document} ...
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Uniform line spacing in columns

I have 2 columns of text, with most text in regular size, and few paragraphs in smaller size. I'd like to have the line spacing (roughly) uniform - that every line in the left size will match a line ...
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Compact latex document given the current formatting?

I am trying to compile a latex document that is compact as possible because I am allowed to bring a one paged sheet into an exam I am writing (may sound kind of funny but I think it may be applicable ...
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LyX Enumerate how to size item number

When I go into the Enumerate environment in LyX, it generates item numbers, but they are much larger than I would like. Is there a way to specify the size of the item numbers?
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Cyrillic monospaced fonts problem in beamer

Note: Please scroll down and see the UPD 2, which clarifies the problem. I need to use \texttt (or even \verbatim) in my presentation. Unfortunately, it looks like it doesn’t work with beamer at all. ...
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How to write a text under subscript [duplicate]

I know two different ways to write the following: We can either type $(a_{ij})_{\mathop{1\le i\le n}\limits_{1\le j\le n }}$ or, as shown here, $(a_{ij})_{\underset{1 \leq j \leq n}{1\le i\le n}}$. ...
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Conversion from math mode of the form $x_a$ to text?

I want to convert from italic math mode $x_a$ to upright. So I thought \text{x_a} would do. But due to the underscore sign it doesn’t work. Any ideas?
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How to change the greek symbol $\nu$ into upright bold

How can I change the font of the Greek symbol \nu into upright bold?
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How to use \footnotesize on longtable content and keep caption \normalsize?

This makes \normalsize-d caption, but table index stays \footnotesize-d. How can I fix that? Text before the long table {\footnotesize \begin{longtable}{lll} <data> \caption{\normalsize My ...
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Variable font size of a text string

I was wondering if it is possible to use \fontsize{<size>}{<line space>} in a loop in order to create a text string of strictly decreasing/increasing font size from, say, 30 to 2. Surely ...
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How many font styles of $x$ and $X$ can we use?

I want to use different variable styles in my dissertation. I'm currently using $x$ for a single random variable, $\mathbf{x}$ for a set of random variables and $\mathcal{X}$ for a state space. I also ...
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How to scale a box based on the font size of another piece of text?

I'm trying to make a chapter style in a memoir document. This is the current code: \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage[oldstyle]{libertine} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Control header position and font size

I need to: place the page header 1 inch from the top of the page. change font size for the page header to be the same font size (\normalsize) as in the table of contents. I've used geometry as ...
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Change font size of item number on left of itemize list

Considering the following TeX code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[1] abc \item[2] def \end{itemize} \end{document} How one can change the font size of ...
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Spurious whitespace wrapping display math in \small

I can put display math in the middle of a paragraph of text using \[...\], but I would like the math to use font size small. If I wrap the display block in {\small...} the second half of the ...
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Problems with font size and font family

I have a document in book class and have two problems: Font size in math mode and text mode is not the same. I want all but headings in the same font size for all the document, for example, 12pt. ...
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Change the size of a particular piece of text [duplicate]

I want to increase the size of a particular text. Suppose I want to write the following: "I am a hungry cat I want to drink the rains I am not thirsty" I want the middle line to be written in big ...
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Change fontsize for CJK characters?

I have the following example: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip=full]{article} % twoside can be added if two sided margin layout is desired \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin={30mm, 20mm},hmargin={30mm, ...
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xpinyin change font

I am using the package xpinyin for displaying pinyin, a Chinese phonetic script above Chinese characters. This seems to work well, but I want to change the font of the phonetic script. I found some ...
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Help with formatting headers

People. I am new person to LaTeX. I wasted a lot of time for these easy things... I am sorry to interrupt all of you. oh, I am trying my best to find solution to these problems. But everytime ...
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Why are the axis labels too large when using tikzDevice and lattice?

I'm working on a paper that is to be submitted to an Elsevier journal. The official guidelines state that: As a general rule, the lettering on the artwork should have a finished, printed size of ...
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How to change font of bibliography with no extra text appeared before it?

I want to change font of bibliography (using package natbib). I found some solutions here. They worked for me, but the text size (e.g.: \small or 10pt) started to appear as text before bibliography. I ...
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Change fontsize of an array within an align environment

I am trying to label several lines at once in a very long equation. From this question I have come up with the following minimal example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} ...
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How do I get the font sizes I need when they are in between the defaults? SAE Class progress

I don't really know much about hacking together a class file, but as I have mentioned elsewhere on the forum, I am trying to do one for SAE. My current class file only supports a 10pt font size as the ...
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How to make the same font size?

I have a question, why it's a difference font size of "name" and "name of department"? And how to make it the same? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian]{babel} ...
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how to change font-size of a tikz tree

Is there a possibility to change the font size of the text right on the line of the following tree? I would like to reduce it, so that the tree does not appear such big. I hope someone may help me. ...