{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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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. ...
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Make small caps the same size as lowercase

Letters in small caps (\scshape) are larger (height and width) than lower case letters. How can you make them the same size? Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Default: ...
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How to increase table and figure numbers' font size? [closed]

I am trying to make the figure/table number in same sized font with the caption of the figure/table. the code is here: \begin{figure}[!htbp] \centering ...
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Section, figure, table numbers are in smaller font size [on hold]

I have used \include{resultsanddiscussion} to import certain chapter results and discussion. I have used \fontsize{16pt}{18pt}\selectfont to determine heading size 16 pt and spacing 18 pt. the code of ...
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Beamer: how to change the font size in math mode?

The first image is what I have at the moment, the second image is what I would like to get. As you can see, in the second image the formula font size is a little bit bigger than in the first image. I ...
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Identifying and writing the font size

I am trying to identify whether the current font size is small. So here is a MWE of what I am trying to do \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \begin{document} \makeatletter ...
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Is there any second way to change font size!

I am using a specific latex template for my thesis. But I cannot change the font size, that I want to have 14pt. Here is my code: \documentclass[MACS,english]{gucthesis} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Increasing the size of the navigation sidebar text in Beamer (Berkeley theme)

How can I increase the size of the navigation sidebar in Beamer? I'm using the Berkeley theme. I'd only like to change the size of the sections and subsections, keeping the subsection size smaller ...
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change font size of moderncv

How can I increase the font size in moderncv? The font size in \documentclass is currently ignored. I only found solutions to change \namefont, \titlefont, \addressfont, \quotefont, \sectionfont, ...
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Matlab2tikz breaks major tick weight

matlab2tikz breaks my tick weights on both x-and-y axis. The figure in MATLAB looks like following. After running it through matlab2tikz with all possible known options of ExtraAxisOptions, I ...
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How to change section spacing article class

I want all my section headings and body text to be spaced as per below rule. I use article class. Space before: 0pt Space after: 50–100% of text size Line spread = 135% of text size How can this ...
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How can I expand the font size within a heading (section, subsection, etc.)?

I'd like to make a list of headings with their font sizes: I envision something like the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{{\textbackslash}section \makeatletter\f@size ...
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Changing font size inside table [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage[hang,perpage,symbol*]{footmisc} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{scrextend} \usepackage{url} \title{} ...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in table

I would like to change the font size of a parragraph in a table cell. If I do not put \par at the end of the parragraph it does not do the correct line spacing. However, if I put it, I get an anoying ...
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Reduce section, subsection font size in beamer sidebar

I have the same problem listed here: Reduce fontsize beamer sidebar Except the given answer there does not work. Thanks to the rules here at Stack Exchange, I am not allowed to post any comments ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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Writing in OCR-B, size 1

I have a specification stating that I need to write in OCR-B, size 1. I am currently using the package ocr, but using the macro \ocr{0123} results in a font way to large, compared with a test PDF I ...
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What are compact fonts for which I can easily set the font size to 11.75?

As the title already says, I am looking for a nice font, which is also appropriate to write formulas in. It would be nice to be able to set the font size to 11.75 (I am a little bit short of space).
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How can I use Times New Roman in size 11.5?

I always get the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmsy/m/n' in size <11.5> not available
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Is font size in latex comparable to font size in word? [duplicate]

I need to hand in my master thesis soon and the guidelines state that it's highly recommended to take font size 12. However, when I use \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,fleqn]{article} \usepackage{times} ...
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How to adjust the font size of bera sans?

I am using the Utopia font in my document, and it works perfectly well. As I want to put chemical formulas in sans-serif font, I was now looking for a suitable sans serif font to match the Utopia ...
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Issue with KOMA fontsize=10.5pt option and onehalfspacing setting for setspace

My document isn't compiling anymore as soon as I use a fraction as fontsize in \documentclass[fontsize=10.5pt]{scrartcl}. Compilation breaks at \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} with the error ...
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Fonts in (AMS)TeX

The source files I am playing with are in ordinary (AMS)TeX, not LaTeX. I find TeX fontography (is this a word?) to be rather confusing. In other document processing (like OpenOffice or MSWord, or ...
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Different font sizes for Figure and Subfigure Captions

That's what I use \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} The template I'm using is from a university and uses the Koma Script When adding figures or graphs I do this: \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Set the font size for a special math symbol by `\mathscr`

I need to manually set the font size of a special math symbol by \mathscr for which the \fontsize{<size>}{<size>}\selectfont does not work. Here my sample is: \documentclass{article} ...
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Problems using lmodern with very small font sizes

Due to page restriction from my university I had to optimize my formulary sheet by writing more compact. Therefore I switched from the default Computer Modern Roman font to Latin Modern but now I get ...
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How can I have my ordinary delimiters come from the same font but 1 pt larger?

This question is general, but arises because I am using Times fonts; in CM, I would not make these changes. In CM, delimiters have a height that is larger than that of a capital letter, whereas in ...
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Setting fontsize in scrbook class

I currently use the scrbook class with a custom TrueType font that I included manually. The font is called GARA (a Garamond variant), and I have written an .fd file etc. for it. The font is scalable, ...
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How to change font size of headdings without impacting TOC

I am a relatively new to LaTex and I am using a template provided by my university to write my thesis. The current headings for my chapters are in very large font and when I adjust them using the ...
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Relative text size in TikZ

I'm trying to design an academic poster for a conference. I have a very specific layout that I'd like to implement. Unfortunately, as this layout is bespoke, no templates will allow me to achieve this ...
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Text is smaller in fractions in multiline equations?

The text size shrinks in a multiline equation when I use fractions. How can I keep it the same as the non-multiline equation size? \begin{equation} \begin{cases} p = ...
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Set numeric subscripts to be the same height as alphabetic subscripts

In regular math mode, the height of a numeric character is twice the height of an alphabetic character. But when using both as subscripts, I'd like to reduce the size of my numeric subscripts. In ...
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Remove the slight indentation after using small font size - AAAI format

When using the small font size to change some parts of the file locally, such as: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} ..... \begin{small} \[\begin{array}{l} Some formulas \end{array}\] ...
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Fonts from custom math command does not get resized in subscripts and superscripts

I have a particular type of symbol in my document that I want to typeset in a different font. Hence, I defined a macro \tn to make this shorter. After several attempts, I ended up with the definition ...
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Answer environment should give different font and different size I want. How can I do?

I am working with this codes for my Question paper. \documentclass[10.5pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \newbox\allanswers \setbox\allanswers=\vbox{} \newenvironment{answer} {% ...
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How do I change font in array environment inside an equation?

I have the following code to define a piece-wise equation as shown in the following figure: \begin{equation} \label{xput_vc} Throughput_{VC} = \begin{array}{cc} 1 & N_{VC} \leq N_{slave} \\ ...
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Changing font size in forest decision tree

I want to change the font size of the following forest decision tree to \footnotesize. When I add font=\footnotesize to for tree, it only the size of the "Name"s get changed, but not the edge labels ...
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Questions about moderncv - cventry, font size, location

I have several TeX questions for moderncv. How can I shift the location of the name higher up, not to waste space at the top above my name, please? How can I increase a bit the size of the fonts ...
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Different font sizes in ONE caption

Update: moewe's comment worked great. removing the package cmbright resolved the problem. when I try using \caption{ bla bla \tiny bla bla} in a normal scrbook document, I keep getting the following ...
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Keynote + LaTeXIt: font size consistency

My question is basically the following: in my presentations I use LaTeXIt for writing stuff, copy it in .pdf format (alt + cmd + C) and then put it into Keynote. The point is that when I copy the ...
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What's the way to change the size of a math symbol in plain TeX?

I find that \diamondsuit in ntxsy is too small, so I want to define a macro that will enlarge it and take into account the current font size being used. To illustrate below, I have a partial attempted ...
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What is \f@size and how can I convert the value between units?

What is \f@size? Why doesn't \convertto{\f@size bp}{pt} work? Microsoft Word uses big points to measure fonts according to a comment to this answer: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/274609/13552 I ...
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Use of large font extends for remainder of LaTeX document, Error? [duplicate]

I am using the \large font command in a document and it seems that the large font extends beyond my intended text to the end of the document. Example of code: ... <previous text> \newpage ...
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Is it possible to influence fontsize in a formula?

Consider the following two snippets. a.) \[ \left(\frac{p}{q}\right)\left(\frac{q}{p}\right) = (-1)^{(p-1)/2 \cdot (q-1)/2} \] b.) \[ \left(\frac{p}{q}\right)\left(\frac{q}{p}\right) = (-1)^{ ...
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How to increase the size of $\pi$ in the commutative diagram?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz-cd,amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \begin{document} \[\begin{tikzcd}%[column sep=large] E|_U:=\pi^{-1}(U)\arrow[rr,"\Phi" ]\arrow[dr,swap,"\pi" ]& & ...
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How can I reduce the fontsize of the subsection and subsubsection titles in the Table of Contents?

I am using the following document: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[maxlevel=3]{csquotes} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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What is the local height of a capital letter?

How can I get a length, which reflects the hight of a (flat) capital letter? While \em gives me a width, \ex refers to a lowercase letter and \f@size refers to the overall fontsize including the ...
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Using extsizes package changes the page margin

My thesis documentation rules state that the page margins should be: left=4cm, and the remaining are 2.5cm I have done that using geometry package, but when adding the extsizes package to change ...