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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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How to control the vertical distance between the descender and the ascender?

I want a text to be 0.5 cm tall, that is, the vertical distance between the descender and the ascender should be exactly 0.5 cm. How can I achieve that? Edit: The locations of the ascender, meanline, ...
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Scale .pgf image but preserve font size

Using Matplotlib, I generated a .pgf image. import matplotlib matplotlib.rcParams.update({"pgf.texsystem": "pdflatex"}) from matplotlib.pyplot import subplots, show from numpy import linspace x = ...
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Scaling of Schwabacher font

I want to use the Schwabacher font from the yfonts package but unfortunately I am unable to scale it. So this works: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{yfonts} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
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TikZ: the scale option changes font size

When I use \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=X] with X<1/X>1 then font size of text in the picture is also changed. I need to use [scale=2] or [scale=0.5] and to preserve font size (e.g. normalsize). ...
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Defining a Length that Scales with Fontsize Changes

I noticed a behavior regarding lengths under fonstsize changes, which I'm hoping there is a way to circumvent. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newlength\mylength ...
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Reduce float size to fit page

I've got a longish sidewaystable which currently is to large for its page. At least with \footnotesize it is. With \scriptsize it becomes too small, which looks strange and is hard to read. Is there ...
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Scaling tikz-cd labels

I'd like to scale a custom symbol drawn in tikz, such that it's the same size as surrounding text in a tikz-cd diagram. For example, in the following code I'd like the box to the left of A_2 to be ...
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1answer
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Scaling cmtt to match times

I want to use Times Roman (times) as the default font and Computer Modern Typewriter (cmtt) for monospaced text. However, Computer Modern is a little too large. How do I scale it down document-wide? ...
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How to scale all fonts (in the whole document) by certain factor or percentage?

Is there a way to scale the font size of all text in a LaTeX document by a certain factor, something like \scalealltext{factor=0.95}? Edit: Text should reflow, so as to fit (a bit) more text on a ...
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votes
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How to resize a matrix?

I want to see How to reduce the size of a matrix ? I have this code: \begin{center} \[ \begin{blockarray}{cccccc} {\{1\}\{2\}\{3\}} & ...
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how to set the canvas and font size in TikZ?

I am using TikZ to draw standalone pictures using the PreviewEnvironment (which cuts the PDF size around the picture). I then import the PDF figure inside LaTeX using \includegraphics. Let say my ...
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how to make subscripts automatically choose font size

Would it be possible to make subscripts in math mode automatically choose a smaller font when a subscript is in uppercase? E.g., if I have sA, the "A" would appear quite big. Is it possible to tell ...
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Magnify document

I've written about a hundred or so lectures in LaTeX, all of which include a separate preamble document for consistency and ease of maintenance. Now that I have a SMARTboard in my classroom, I would ...
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1answer
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Scale/Resize a single letter in mathmode with its subscript/superscript unchanged

Is there a way to do this? Currently I am using something like the following to do the job on scaling of a single letter in an equation: \[ \int_{\Omega} (u - \text{\Large $\Pi_{\Omega}$} u) v \, dx ...
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Consistent font size in EPS image that are scaled?

Assume that at creation time (of an EPS image) the final 'size' of the image is not known. However, this one EPS is used multiple times in different sizes within different documents. But the font size ...
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How to fake mid-caps with LaTeX? (I.e. How to stretch characters of a font?)

Background As discussed in this question, one would often like to use small caps for abbreviations, however, mixed case acronyms such as OpenMP look rather odd (see example 2 below): The problem ...
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Resize/Scale equation in Beamer

I have a slide in my beamer presentation that looks like: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{columns} \column{0.6\textwidth} ...
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2answers
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Scaling fonts document-wide

I'm looking to use lcmtt mentioned here as my default typewriter font, but the scaling is way out of proportion with the rest of the text. I've used the following commands to enable the font: ...
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Continuously-sizable fonts?

Why are we stuck with a finite number of font sizes in LaTeX? Modern fonts are fully vector-based and scalable - why can't LaTeX do this? Or maybe it can, and I just don't know how. Also see the ...
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Setting default font size in \newfontfamily

When mixing fonts in XeTeX, some fonts have quite different aspects for the same size. Say, I'm using Linux Libertine as my main font and I want to use Latino Elongated for chapter headings. Latino ...
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How to enlarge “fourier” font to match “utopia” package

I'd love to exchange the "obsolete" utopia package against the fourier package for a couple of reasons. Unfortunately, the Utopia font in the fourier package renders much smaller compared to the ...