{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 change the format of one section heading without affecting how it appears in the table of contents?

In one instance in my document I have the following: \section{\large Multi-worded section heading } Currently in the table of contents, it appears larger than all of the other titles (no doubt ...
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Reduce font size of bibliography; overfull bibliography

I am using Biber (backend of biblatex) to make the bibliography. I have two questions about the bibliography. I want to use a reduced font ONLY for the bibliography (not the citation in the text, ...
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How to change “reference” letter size

I use \bibliographystyle{abbrv} {\small \bibliography{reference}} for references. How can I change the size of the "Reference" letter?
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Font sizes for different header levels

What are the font sizes for \chapter \section \subsection \subsubsection and paragraphs when using the report,11pt document class? Also, what is the padding before and after each header level. I ...
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How can I prevent LGR encoding from switching font size?

I am using 12pt fonts with what is essentially the article class. (That is, I'm using a custom class which is parasitic on article.cls.) In order to set an appropriate headheight for fancyhdr using ...
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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`?

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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Font size for ToC entries in Powerdot

Any way to change the font size globally in the on the slide table of contents? When I use paper = smartboard, the ToC entries on the left of the page are really small. I can do it by slide but that ...
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How to put whole of a text on a single page? [duplicate]

I want to put whole of a text on a single page. I don't have constraint on the text font. So if the text was too long, the text font should be small. How can I do this automatically using LaTeX? For ...
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Prefixing part and chapter names in table of contents in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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matlab2tikz font size

I Latex, how can I change/reduce the font size on a Matlab figure created by using matlab2tikz? I would like to reduce the font size on the axis numbers, labels, title, legend, etc. It does not ...
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Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?

I am currently working on post-processing PDFs that are generated from either pdflatex or xelatex with the 12pt documentclass option. Since I am looking at the uncompressed PDF sources, I noticed ...
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Change font size through \documentclass [duplicate]

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Inductive step-\\ Assume the statement holds for $n \in \left\{ 1, 2, ... n\right\}$ \end{document} Changing the 12pt in documentclass to something ...
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How do I increase the font size without all the subtraction symbols disappearing?

If I uncomment the fontsize command, then the subtraction symbols disappear. \documentclass{biophys} \gridframe{N} \cropmark{N} \usepackage{amsmath} % Absolute value notation ...
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How to Specify Intermediate Font Sizes in Koma-Script?

According to the KOMA-Script manual, the KOMA-Script classes offer the feature of selection of any desired size for the main document font. In this context, any well known TeX unit of ...
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set default font size for \caption*{}

I currently use \caption*{} elements from the caption package to add small notes and explanations underneath figures and tables. Since I want those notes to be small I write them as ...
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font size in chemfig

I am using chemfig scaling and want to increase the font size, but not any other parameter of the molecule. So a MWE would be: \documentclass{article} \usepackge{chemfig} \begin{document} ...
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Increasing font size proportionately [duplicate]

Configuration: report document class, Times New Roman text @12pt with footnote number and text @10pt. Problem: My institution requires a Times New Roman size 12pt based on Word's, but Times New ...
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Disabling ligatures in section headings

I've redefined my section headings to be \Huge but I don't like the ff and fi ligatures at this size, how can I disable ligatures for sections or above a certain pt size? I'm using pdflatex with the ...
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spacing issues with fonts and size

I am switching the font as well as the size in a sentence, and I am also using anyfontsize to give me a few more options to make text look nicer. Here is the code: ...
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How to know available font size?

I would like to use "Helvetica" font, thus, for example I defined a normal shape with medium series of helvetica by this way : \fontsize{<size>}{<lineskip>}\usefont{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} But ...
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In table, how to make one column has different font size for different line?

I use longtabu to create a table, below is the realted code \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|>{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ] |>{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ] | >{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ]|} I want the ...
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Scaling title text in tikzposter-class

I'm unable to effectively scale the size of the poster title in the tikzposter class (v2.0). When defining my own titlestyle I set the titletextscale key, but it does not appear to have an effect. ...
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How can I change the font size of TOC, LOF and LOT?

I am using \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{\small} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \cleardoublepages \listoffigures ...
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Change font size of selected captions

Caption font size can be changed globally using \usepackage[font=small]{caption} However, suppose I need only one/two captions' fontsize be changed, not all. How can I do that?
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How to change the unusual font size of Table of Contents?

Below picture shows my table of contents The title size (the word, Contents) is very big, maybe Huge. I never set it as Huge and I searched the whole LaTeX file, there is no the word "huge" at all. ...
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10pt font only 9% smaller than 12pt font?

When changing a file with the class \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{extbook} to \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{extbook} I noticed that \normalsize parts are only about 9% smaller than before, while I ...
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How to reduce the size of the equation

I wish to put two equations into one line using minipage, but they are too wide, any solution for reducing the size of the equation without removing words so that I can put into one line to reduce ...
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How to change the word size of “list of table”?

I use below code, \listofrequirement \listoftables but the output is like this, the size of "list of tables" is too big, how to make it smaller like the size of "list of requirements"?
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moderncv with less than 10pt font size

I want to make a moderncv resume with font size less than 10pt. I am trying out different font sizes to see which one is best. I saw this question and one comment said that ...
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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
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Resize characters in figure caption

I frequently use \scalebox from the graphics package in math-environment as $x^{ \scalebox{0.55}{(n)} }_{i}$ which works fine. However, I am not able to use the same sequence in a figure caption: ...
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How to set the listings font for the whole document

How do I change the listing font size of the whole document? I am quite sure that it must be specified in Document->Settings->Listings but I do not know the input parameter for setting the font ...
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eledpar doesn't respect changes of line spacing

I try to typeset a bilingual text on facing pages. For this I use the eledmac/eledpar packages. The latin text on the even pages should get displayed larger than the translation on the odd pages. ...
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How Can I reduce the fontsize of footnotes in LaTeX beamer?

I use footnotes for image-references in my LaTeX beamer presentation. Is it possible to reduce the footnotesize for thoses references? Is it also possible to have two different footnotesizes on the ...
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Change font size

I trying to change the size of the eurm font in a paper by defining it like this: \font\twelveeurm=eurm12 \font\eleveneurm=eurm11 \font\teneurm=eurm10 \font\nineeurm=eurm9 \font\eighteurm=eurm8 ...
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Chapter font in TOC with package quotchap

I cannot get the chapter titles (not the label) in bold and Large font in the TOC, while using quotchap. I get the label "Chapter" in a good font (using titletoc), but not the title which stays in the ...
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How to typeset a letter or grapheme specimen with alternates?

I want to print a font specimen for certain letters, each of which should cover a complete A4 page. The Open Type font contains many letters with several glyphs, which are accessible as character ...
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Weird line spacing of last paragraph in mini page - why?

I'm playing around with the titlepage package and have run into a formatting issue. Basically, I need to change the font size for some of the back title contents, and while this works for most of the ...
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Is there a simple way to manually change font with font size in XeTeX?

Many typfaces come with different fonts for different font sizes. For example Surveyor Pro has a Book style for main text and a Display style for headings (or in general, large text). Another example ...
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\overline with weight of overlined text

I want to overline (/bar) a character. Depending on the font weight and font size of this character, though, I want the overline to be of different thickness – it should scale with both font size and ...
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Writing first part of my thesis

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{eufrak} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Why is the title font smaller than chapter/part fonts in the book class?

This is not really a very important question, but I have noticed that the default "Book" class has a relatively normal-sized font for the title page, which contains the title of the book and the name ...
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How to improve table of contents?

I want to improve my table of contents so that I have larger writing (but with different sizes for section, subsection etc..), better spacing between lines and to add 'page' above the numbers.., maybe ...
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Underbraced text under sum is in different size from other

Text in underbrace under sum is bigger than other. \sum_{{\{a,b,c,d,e,f\}=\{\underbrace{a,b,c,d}_{4\ terms}},e,f\}} How can I solve this neatly.
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Caption font size problem

I'm using the \documentclass{tufte-book} and have a series of longtables for which I wish to place the caption in the margin. I found a solution to redefine the caption for such tables in this post, ...
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How can I keep the size of my subsubsection the same size as the paragraph font size?

I would like to keep my subsubsection header the same size of the paragraph font, can someone help me? at the moment the subsubsection font is the equivalent of \small whilst the paragraph font is ...
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Change font size of labels in figures to any font size

I want to change the font size of the label of a figure environment to any font size. It's possible to use the package caption with the argument font=Large for example. But I found no way to choose ...