{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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Force font size for entire document

I am writing a document for my university, and it requires that the entire document be written in 12pt font (including title, TOC, header, subheaders, references, body text, etc.). Is there a way to ...
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Increasing math mode font size in tikz picture

Consider the following simple tikz picture \begin{tikzpicture} \tikz \draw (1,0) node{$\pi$} circle (1); \end{tikzpicture} I want to scale (increase the size) of the pi, but not of the circle ...
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Making authorindex in two column and in small size

There was a good solution to the question Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex But, does anyone know how to make the list in two column and in small size?
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Lowercase pi that is shown correctly in sub- and superscripts

I am looking for a way to define a new mathematical symbol, namely a lowercase pi, that will resize according to the font size of the surrounding text. The normal \pi will not suffice as I am already ...
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font size of sub- and superscripts

I got a problem with the font size of my sub- and superscripts. In my opinion, they are a bit too big and look quite unproportional. Is there a way to decrease the font size of sub- and superscripts? ...
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Decreasing font size increases border width

(hopefully) no duplicate of Number of pages decreases when font size increases, because the font size is one of the defaults. In an attempt to fit more text on a page, I decreased the font size, only ...
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How to change formatting of table of contents?

I am using isuthesis package for writing my thesis. http://www.github.com/srvanderplas/Dissertation/blob/master/isuthesis.cls I want my table of contents to have font size 14 and one and half line ...
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change the fontsize of text and space between columns in a table

I try to make a table to a two columns document but the space between columns and the fontsize in the table is big and extend more than the space I would like to fill. How could I reduce the space ...
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Math in paper title is wrong size (too small) [duplicate]

The title of my paper contains a math mode expression. Usually this renders correctly, but with the style file I am using for the proceedings in which it will appear, the math mode part appears in ...
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Chapter-Header Font Size - Too Big [duplicate]

I'm using the book class for a particular document, and I've run into a bit of problem. I don't know exactly how to explain this, so I'll just post an explanatory picture instead of sounding obscure. ...
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How can i set the fontsize of different document elements?

I am using \documentclass{article} to write an article but I should change its default font size to other standards. How can I change the font size of each title or body underneath of each title? How ...
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Changing the font size of certain chapters in TOC

I'm writing my thesis according to my university's rules. According to that I want to change the font size (to 14 pt) of the main chapters in the TOC. When I make the change with ...
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Change in font size from slide to slide [duplicate]

Is it possible, that one of my slide in beamer is 11 pt and I want 10 pt font in other slide?
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Resizing LaTeX Math mode font

I have a simple LaTeX document here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{layout} \usepackage{setspace} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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How to change the size of the name of a node, in a tikzpicture

This is my code, in this code, the names of the nodes appeared very small, How could I modified this size? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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Different default font sizes

I was wondering what the default different font sizes would be, expressed in points, when documentclass option set respectively to 10pt, 11pt and 12pt. Could anyone tell me the font sizes of chapter, ...
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Microprint in LaTeX?

Is there a package for microprint? What I mean by microprint is text that is so small that, unless a trained eye actively searches for it, it just appears as a solid line. I first became aware of it ...
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justifying and scriptsize for all beamer slides

Following the answer here, I'm looking for a way to justify and set the scriptsize font for all beamer slides inside frame environment, I tried: \setbeamertemplate{frame}{/scriptsize/justifying} ...
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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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Page numbering fontsize without fancyhdr

I want to make the fontsize of the page numbers 10 pt. But I want to make it without fancyhdr. Because when I use fancyhdr, it draws a line on the header part which my university does not want. Can I ...
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Font size of figure caption

How to make font size of figure caption identical to one of abstract? I'm using: \documentclass[a4paper]{jpconf} (I believe that abstract font size is 10pt by default).
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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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Font size macro only works once in the document

I am writing a paper where HI comes up a lot. I need the capitalized "I" to be slightly smaller than the "H" so I have been doing this: H\small{I} However this only works in the first instance of my ...
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Question about the caption font size of figures or tables using IEEE trans class?

I am using \documentclass[journal,12pt,draftclsnofoot,onecolumn]{IEEEtran} However, I find the caption font size of figures and tables is much smaller than the context. Does anyone know how to ...
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Font size of figures and table captions

I need my figure and table captions to be of font size 8pt, how do I achieve this?
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How to shrink the size of $\infty$ for subscripts

When using \infty as a subscipt, the usual size is just too big for me, for example, I_\infty,J_\infty,K_\infty,\dots I tried \scriptsize or \tiny to shrink it, but does not work. Is there any way ...
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Amsmath's \binom looking weird

Using the MWE \documentclass[fontsize=8pt, a4paper, DIV12]{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ e^t = x^{(5)} - 2x^{(3)} + \dot{x} = \sum_{k = 0}^{5} \binom{5}{k} p^{(k)}(t) e^t ...
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Change font size mid document consistently [duplicate]

How can I cange the fontsize mid document to have the same effect locally as setting the fontsize in the documentclass globally. Consider the following minimal example: ...
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What are some efficient LaTeX fonts? (fonts that are readable at small sizes/don't take up a lot of space) [closed]

I am trying to find a font that is readable at small sizes. Basically I need to squeeze many things together in a small space. However I am unable to find much information available about what fonts ...
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How do I vertical align text?

This is question is related to an extension of an earlier question: How do I display pi in LaTeX like Don? I want to display using LaTeX, the HTML+CSS equivalent of .pi sup { vertical-align: ...
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possible memoir bug with font sizes and \tightlists

It looks to me like memoir is not honoring \tightlists for certain font sizes (nor firmlists, btw). A picture is worth a thousand words: The source code for the screenshot is included below. You ...
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How do I display pi in LaTeX like Don?

Way back in 1979, Donald Knuth, tried to give the feeling that π is irrational using the idea of infinite sequence of smaller and smaller font sizes like what I have tried to do here using HTML and ...
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Overview of page geometry, font sizes etc. of common document classes

Has someone precompiled a tabular or annotated graphical overview of the default lengths etc. of common LaTeX classes (standard, Koma/scr, memoir, beamer …) and put it on the net? I didn’t find any. ...
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Change Font Size in Chapter Title without affecting Running Headers (Book Class)

Actually, I'm using the bookest class but it inherits book class commands. The documentation is sparse, unfortunately, and CTAN's book class manual seems to be misfiled (downloading the documentation ...
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how to change the chapter font size?

How can i change the following code to make the chapter title font size bigger? \titleformat{\chapter}[block] {\normalfont\sffamily}{}{0pt} {\parbox[b]{\chapnumb}{% ...
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Change base fontsize for rest of document

There are already two questions regarding this problem: Switching to different font size(s) locally Change font size in the middle of a document or for individual included .tex file [duplicate] ...
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How can I set a font size smaller than \tiny in lstlisting?

I'm writing a presentation using LaTeX and beamer. In some slides I put an image and some code using the listings package and the lstlisting environment. I'd like to use a font size smaller than \tiny ...
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Define font size of titles, subtitles and content

I'm having some troubles defining the size of the titles, subtitles, sub-subtitles and the text of my document. Basically, I'd like to control the size. As you can see in my example, the ...
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How to change font size of chapter to 14pt?

By default the fontsize of chapter is 25pt. I want to change it to 14pt. Here is the code that I'm running to generate the pdf. I have downloaded this format. Its not my format so I'm little confused ...
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Is there an equivalent to fontspec's Scale=MatchUppercase for pdflatex? Or how to find out the best scale for two fonts?

I am using XCharter and tgheroes. Although I do not use the sans in running text, I'd like to scale it accordingly. Is there any other way than just to do some T&E with the settings? Fontspec's ...
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How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command

How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command. But its not effecting number size.
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With BibLatex, how do I make the fontsize of the bibliography smaller?

I use biblatex and \printbibliography to add a bibliography at the end of my document. I would like the references in a smaller fontsize than the document's default. {\small \printbibliography} does ...
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scale default sans font

Consider the following minimal document: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} Consider the algorithm \textsf{heapify} below. Consider the algorithm $\mathsf{heapify}$ ...
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Changing the font size in koma-script modifies page margins

I'd like to use the koma-script scrartcl class with a font size of 10pt, but when I use the document option 10pt, not only the font size decreases but also the space user for the text. Especially the ...
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I can't change the fontsize, is something overiding my commands?

I can't seem to change the fontsize at all. It seems as though there is overiding code in my document but I don't know where. Here is my preamble code with title page etc.: ...
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formatting a proof justification with smaller font

I need help formatting proof justifications. In the past, I have used \quad\text{some short justification}. Now, I have a longer justification -- still only one sentence but with the above approach it ...
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Why is my font changing when i change the size?

My problem is that the font seems to change when I change it's size with \fontsize. I am trying to adjust the size of a font within an acm template author block. I'm using the code from this post to ...
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How to randomize the text size of each word in ConTeXT?

Beginning with a passage of text like this: This is a sample passage. How can I set each word to randomly appear at a different size, from a list of 3-4 possible sizes? E.g., in the output, "This" ...
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Why is the font bigger than normal?

When I compile the pdf file, even though I have the font set to 12pt it is bigger. I leave here my full preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[catalan]{babel} ...
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Change fontsize in beamer theme bars

I am creating a beamer presentation and using 10pt fontsize. At that fontsize, the subsection titles that appear in the smoothbars are small. Is there a way to make it larger? My simple code is ...