{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 to change caption fontsize in documentclass book?

I am using the document class book as follows \documentclass[11pt,twoside,openright,titlepage,B5]{book} for my thesis and the font size for the figure captions is the same as my text which I don't ...
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“BigText” formating: how to adapt the fontsize to make all lines have the same width?

As in this question on stackoverflow, I want to replicate the so-called 'big text' formatting: Functioning: You give as input: the line (column) width for each line, and the content of each ...
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How to change font size in math mode

I am currently using a widget on a website that uses LaTeX in order to typeset math. Everything that is entered into the widget is automatically in math mode, so I cannot use things like \large to ...
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setting font size in XeLaTeX

Previous questions have sought a straightforward way to specify font size (e.g., in points) of a new font family when using fontspec. One reason for why this might be needed is that some journals ...
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larger math fonts for R Markdown

I am looking for an "easy", i.e. not package dependent way of increasing the font size of the math equations I embed in my Rmd documents (eventually compiled by knitr). As an example: $$ \boxed{P(x=a;...
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Change font size of TeX code in LyX editor

I'm working on a manuscript in LyX and using knitr to incorporate R code. The problem is that my inline TeX code is unwieldy to look at in LyX. How can I make the font appear smaller in the editor? I ...
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Scale tikz reference in footnote

Using a \ref to a tikz/pgfplots maker works fine in normal text, but it seems not to scale with the text size e.g. the marker is too large in a footnote as in the following MWE \documentclass[14pt]{...
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Resume title formatting

So currently this puts everything into one line but I want my name to be much bigger and preferabbly the phone and email start from right not equally spaced from name. I still want everything to be in ...
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How do I increase the default font size of all slides in Beamer?

I found in the question How to set a small default font size with beamer? that you can reduce the default font size in Beamer by writing \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} However, the answer to this ...
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Special plain header gets deleted by editing font size in doc

After reading on this website, I have created a header on the first page that is different from the rest of the pages headers writing this in the preamble: \documentclass[twoside,12pt]{article} \...
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scale dancers font

I would like to use dancers font in beamer. I've converted Ulrike's answer to Use dancers with Miktex into a command and I can write the text I want, but I don't know how to make it larger. I could ...
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Change the font size of the equation in latex

How can i change the font size of both equation individually? \begin{eqnarray} \begin{split} % Change the font size r_j &= 2 \\ &\quad + 4 \end{split} \\ % Change the font size r_j = 2 + ...
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what's wrong with my (smaller) quote environment?

In baseline seems to change automatically I noticed that the baseline in some pieces of text was changing without an obvious request from me to make it change. Barbara Beeton helped me figure out ...
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Customize font size

What is the best way of using (large) custom font sizes in latex documents (e.g., for title pages)? I thought of using \scalebox. I have also seen there exists a \newfont command - can this be used?
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How to specify document font size less than 8pt?

I want to use the smallest readable font for cheatsheet, \documentclass[6pt]{extarticle} doesn't work
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Making frontpage template

I have made a front page in LaTeX, and I am happy with how it looks right now. However, I would like to optimize my code such that all I need is to change the text each time. More specifically, I ...
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Change font size globally. With KOMA-Script: bad size for indexes and exponents

I need to change the font-size of my document. So far, I use KOMA-Script in order to do this. I noticed that the appearance of the same mathematical text is not the same with different font sizes. I ...
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Tables: font size setting for all the cells and \arraystretch

I'm trying to create tables with small font size text in cells and large space between rows. If I put \small in every cell, the command \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} works, but if I try to put ...
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How to move the words “Nomenclature and Bibliography” at the top of the page?

I have two issues. First, I have to move the words "Nomenclature" and "Bibliography" at the top of the page. Right now these words appear 5 cm from the page border. I am using the following script \...
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Downseizing of Din-A4 manuscript to special format

I've created my manuscript with the following document class and options: \documentclass [fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headsepline,plainheadsepline,headinclude,twoside,open=right,DIV=14,BCOR=10mm] {scrbook}...
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Continuation of font type and font size across text environments

In the following example, I using two different text environments to generate text visualizations: texshade and adjustwidth. The code calling texshade hereby generates formatted text in a different ...
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Is there a way to use 13pt as the main document font size with the memoir document class?

I have been using LaTeX, and I have just checked that the memoir class doesn't allow me to uso the Garamondx 13pt ... just 9,10,11,12 and 14pt. I have printed my book "prototype" and 14 seems a ...
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How to use EB Garamont Font with KOMA Script Font Size 16pt

I am using the ebgaramond package in my scrbook document. As a base font size I want to use 16pt but when I compile the document I get warnings like the following: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `...
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extra line at the ends of equal in tikzcd and confuse about font size of label of phantom arrow

When I choose the equal as the style of arrow, I find that there two very light extra line at the two ends of equal symbols. Maybe it depends on the PDF reader. I can find the extra lines when I use ...
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Grouping and undefined control sequence error

I was trying to figure out an answer to another question, which required a change of font and size in the middle of a sentence. So I tried to use a \begingroup and \endgroup to isolate the change of ...
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Easiest way to change font size in tabular

I got two tables, one underneath the other, with the following code. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,bibtotoc,headsepline,smallheadings,oneside,openright,fleqn,appendixprefix,BCOR5mm]{scrbook} \...
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Redefining font sizes in LaTex

My intention is to set all font sizes to \normalsize. I can achieve this by redefining the command for each font size, using: \renewcommand{\Large}{\normalsize} In this example, why the scriptsize is ...
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how to set font size and caption size same in latex? [closed]

Figure1: absorption coefficient of water. This figure 1 (caption) should be the same size with remaining text. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{gensymb} \...
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How do I set Arial as the main font of a document with Times New Roman for math?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. I'm a beginner with Latex and would like to know if there's a code that allows Arial 11pt font to be used for the main body of an article, and Times 12pt for math ...
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Altering font size and/or margins in Table Of Contents without altering the other pages

I have almost finished dissertation in LaTeX (yay!) however my table of contents goes slightly onto three pages (so only 3 sections of a chapter on the third page) is there any way of changing the ...
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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 :) \documentclass[fontsize=13.999pt]{scrartcl}...
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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} \begin{tabular}{...
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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 ...