{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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What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX?

What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX? eg: \footnotesize, \tiny, \big, \large, \huge It would be useful to have an exhaustive list.
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How do I shrink my URL font size in bibliography's or references sections?

I have a document (an article) which I am writing and it includes a references section at the end in the form of a bibliography. I am using the hyperref package and setting the bibliography manually ...
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Increase the fontsize on either the whole document or just a segment

How do you increase the fontsize on either the whole document or preferably just this segment? \begin{center} $R_{ecl} = \sqrt{(X_{ecl}^{2} + Y_{ecl}^{2} + Z_{ecl}^{2})}$\\ $\lambda = ...
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Thesis Template on Share Latex :: Changing Size

I'm presently using a template on ShareLatex called "PhD Thesis of University of Liverpool". I'm using the longtable package in it, but don't seem to be able to change the font size in it. If anyone ...
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Font size in PGFPlots Minipage

I am using this guide to put concorde tsp solver's vector graphics in LaTeX. I want to show 2 images and a description text right next to them, all side-by-side. I am usign the minipage to do so, but ...
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font size needs to be reduced

How can I adjust the size of subscripts showing dimension of these matrices in following code. Is there anything other than \tiny{.} that can be used for this purpose? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Changing footnote number size in chapter heading

I'm writing my thesis as book style and I formatted the chapter heading size with \makeatletter % to set the layout of the chapters header \def\@makechapterhead#1{% \vspace*{60\p@}% {\parindent ...
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Problem with \@ptsize.clo using texlipse

I am currently writing my thesis. I have been provided with a class from my university for writing the thesis. I am facing problem with running the class. when I compile I get the "the included Latex ...
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Adjusting Text Size in Footer

Here is the code that I have been using. I have a couple of questions here, How to reduce the size of text in footer so that it is not chopped off at the end of a page? Move the text in the footer ...
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\displaystyle for a part of the document

Is there a way to use \displaystyle for a part of my document? I do not want to change everywhere the inline math sizes, on the other hand it is a bit tedious to write everywhere (in a list of ...
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reducing font size for inline equation

I am using ieeetrans template. I am inserting an equation in an algorithm. The equation is a little bit longer than the width of one column. So I am thinking about reducing the font size of the inline ...
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Change font size inside only one line of document

My article is written using 11 pt font, but I would like to write a line in bold using a size which is bigger than 11. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} % \begin{document} \par ~ \par ...
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Changing Chinese Font Size

I've tried to set the default font size through the documentclass optional parameter but the font size hasn't changed. I'm using xetex with texmaker. My document: \documentclass[60pt]{ctexart} ...
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How can I change the caption font and size for figures and tables

I want to specify the figure caption font size in order to follow a stupid standard at my university. I need the font to be Arial (I am using Helvetica because Arial is not available for LaTeX) 11pt. ...
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Resize font in legend below \tiny

I have small graph in my presentation (I have to). To adjust the size of the legend, I have to use very small legend. But \tiny is not enought. Here is a MWE : \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Fontawesome doesn't scale up

Edit: @cfr said, that in the new version 4.4.0 the bug was fixed. I have written a small sample to test, if the fontawesome script (v. 4.3.0-1) scales up with the font size which I want, but it ...
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change font size of english words in a persian report

I am using report and xepersian packages to write a report in persian. I have some words and variables which are in english and use the $example$ command to write them when they are inline. How can ...
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Need the help for $ \large \sqsubset $ and $\large \sqsupset $

I need \sqsubset and \sqsupset in larger size. That means $ \sqsubset G_n \sqsupset $ for the purpose of completely lies in side the text within the interval of that open and closed space.
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biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
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How to Render \bigwedge as more Inline Friendly

I have recently started using the symbol \bigwedge in my TeX documents and it doesn't fit so well when used inline. Textbooks use \Lambda rather that \bigwedge but I don't want to use \Lambda since ...
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A capitular letter in a font different than the text [duplicate]

How can I make a capitular letter in a different font of that one used in the main text? I mean, I'd like to do something like this (image made in paint): Thank you very much, guys!
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How can I get a better pound symbol (number sign, hash character) “#”?

The default pound sign is large and goes below the baseline. I think it's rather ugly, and I'd like to shrink it. Other people have suggested using \texttt, but I use monospacing a lot in the ...
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How to increase the font size of Xelatex IEEE Bibliography?

After I change my biblography to IEEE style (\usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber]{biblatex} and \printbibliography[title=Bibliography]), the words in the biblography becomes smaller, so my advisor ...
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How to change the font of header?

When I am typing in latex, I find that the name of the chapter is too long. In order to avoid the header getting too crowded (as shown), I intend to reduce the font size of the header, but I do not ...
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Font size of Chapter number and Chapter Title [duplicate]

As in the picture below I want to change the font size of Chapter number "Chapter 1" and title "Introduction" separately. Is there any way I can do that. I have used the package sectsty but it changed ...
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How to change font, size, and shape in Xelatex

Having established a document platform as: \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} %-------------------------- %--- Packages required %-------------------------- \usepackage{microtype} ...
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Tables going wild when changing font size

I have a document with 3 or 4 wide tables. Using \begin{adjustwidth}{-5in}{-5in} I got them to adjust. However, when I changed the font size (from the default 10 to 13) of the document they went ...
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Bad word spacing in TikZ using `text width` and `\fontsize`

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[text width=20em]{This is}; \end{tikzpicture} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How can I keep the font size unchanged while using 'natbib' in IEEEtran?

I am working a paper for IEEEtran using IEEEtran.cls. The citation style is not tidy while citing multple references, for instance, \cite{test1,test2,test3} % the result is: [1], [2], [3] % my ...
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Change longtable's font size without changing the caption

I'm trying to put quite a long table in my thesis. To save some space I want to reduce the row height, the column separator and use a smaller font size in the table. The problem with the following ...
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Decreasing the font-size of a word written with full capital letters

I would like to decrease the font and font-size of the words in my text that are written in full capital letters. I am wondering whether there is a command that I can put in the set up of my text file ...
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Creating title pages with many centered lines each with different font sizes?

I'm trying to imitate a title page exactly like the following image. It's got a long title spread out across multiple lines, each having a different font size. I'm using the Memoir class. What's the ...
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Fake math sizing using tokens assignment

I'd like to implement sizing functions like \Huge in a way that makes them work in math mode as well. Essentially I want to create a command myHuge which maps {foo \myHuge bar} to {foo \mbox{\Huge ...
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How to change font for a particular section? [duplicate]

Let us consider the following scenario. This is the partial code in the main.tex file and which includes code from other tex files like certificate.tex, abstract.tex etc., .................... ...
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Changing tick label size globally

I am trying to change the font size of the tick labels, but they won't react to \pgfplotsset{every tick label/.append style={font=\scriptsize}} This is because I create the tikz-file automatically ...
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Change line spacing in nested nodes

I tried to change the line spacing in a node nested to another. I have tried to use \linepsread and \baselineskip but both doesn't work. MWE: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Adjusting vertical position of a dingbat font symbol

At the end of brief sentence I inserted a dingbat font symbol to point to an area on the page to the right. Since the original size looked small, I enlarged the symbol by using font size control ...
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Scalable font does not actually scale? pdflatex

I imagined that a scalable font could be scaled to any number. Apparently not? MWE: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...
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Registered trademark in superscript and tiny font

Given this alias in my LaTeX stylesheet that allows me to show a superscript registered trademark symbol by just typing \rr \newcommand{\rr}[0]{\textsuperscript{\textregistered}\xspace} How would ...
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Understanding ptsize options in article.cls

When the 10pt, 11pt and 12pt class options are used with the standard LaTeX classes everything works as expected. Except, if I put two of them in the class' options I would expect the last given to ...
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changing fontsize in pstricks

I'd like to create a contour diagram based off the following template \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pstricks-add,pst-eucl} \psset { PointName=none, ...
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Reduce fontsize beamer sidebar

I want to reduce the font size of my beamer sidebar in the berkeley theme because is not enough for all my sections. How can I save some space to fit all my titles?
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Change math font size only in one section

I'm trying to modify the math environment font size but only in a defined part of my document. \DeclareMathSizes{a}{b}{c}{d} works fine but affects the whole document. Is there a simple way to change ...
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Font scaling: Shrink all fontsizes locally

I have a section at the end of my document that contains various elements that do not trivially react to writing \small in front of the section (e.g. \printbibliography, but also some custom ...
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Anyfontsize Package Syntax

For reasons of their own, the print shop wants text set at 22 pt on letter paper with 1" margins. So after a few runs of \documentclass[22pt,letterpaper]{memoir} and the error "unused global option ...
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skaknew package, double check symbol

I've written some 'beginners guide' to chess using LaTeX. With following preamble: \usepackage[skaknew]{chessboard,skak} And the following code: \par ...laten. Er volgt \mainline{1... Nf2+ ...
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Set font size for footnotes

I am writing my thesis and my university requirements ask me to set the footnotes font size at 9pt. The body text size is 12pt. I tried to change the value using : \renewcommand{\footnotesize}{(one ...
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Italic or font change for a whole section

I would like to change the appearance of a whole section in a text with math content. I have for instance a half page with several equations in it which I would like to be differentiated from the rest ...
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Increase the size of subscript in math mode

I would like to add the size of the subscript p_i in the math form here: $loc_{p_i}$
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adjust text's size in beamer when bibliography is too long

Im a using beamer and my bibliogrpahy is too long to fit on one single frame. My code is very simple : \begin{frame}%[allowframebreaks=0.9] \section*{Bibliographie} \nocite{*} \printbibliography ...