{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

6
votes
2answers
116 views

Creating a custom character that automatically adjusts size in math mode? [duplicate]

After a lot of searching, I finally found the .pdf's for the elusive Griffiths script r character used in his ubiquitous undergraduate electrodynamics book. I made a simple package that allows me to ...
2
votes
2answers
77 views

How to use BIG sizes of fonts?

I'm making a presentation, but I don't want to complicate me learning beamer, so I use article in landscape mode. How can I use a bigger font in all the document as default size? 24 pt, 36 pt, or ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to change the font size in modified class

I have made a new class(called 'newclass') by loading class article using \LoadClass{article} However, the font size is very small (perhaps 10pt). How can I change it to at least 12pt. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Setting up a document in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to set the document as follows: font: Times New Roman size: 12 points space between the title and paragraph : 6 before and after
4
votes
1answer
79 views

Amsart with 14pt possible?

If I try \documentclass[14pt,reqno,a4paper]{amsart} I just get the default which is less than 12pt. I tried to switch to the memoir class but there were so many changes I had to do that I gave up on ...
3
votes
1answer
121 views

Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

\widthof text in a def'd subroutine inside a tikzpicture? [duplicate]

I have already seen \widthof within tikzpicture, but this is slightly different. I have a rather complex Tikz image, which I'd like to eventually include in a Latex document; as such, I'd like this ...
4
votes
2answers
117 views

changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...
2
votes
1answer
85 views

Rescale a character to fill a complete A4 page

I am maybe looking for the wrong keywords. But I do not find any answer about how to scale a letter to fill the entire A4 page. My first intuitive step was to use the option scale of the package ...
2
votes
1answer
95 views

Article Class: Why Default 10pt? [closed]

A template I have created for doing work uses the article class with the a4paper and 11pt options set. I have sometimes needed to use 10pt instead of 11pt for only very special circumstances. When I ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

Change font size of math sans serif font only?

I'm using the Arev font for math sans serif. However, the font produces slightly larger letters compared to my roman math font: \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
6
votes
4answers
285 views

How to change the font size of a particular letter

I referred the link : How do I change the font of a letter?. But the link didn't help me out. I would like to achieve this: Here is the MWE though I know it isn't :(: \documentclass{article} ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

Bitstream Charter = smaller font size and line spacing?

I'm currently writing a paper. I have to follow certain formatting guidelines one of which states that the font size is to be 12 pt. I also have to have 1.5 line spacing. In my preamble I therefore ...
2
votes
1answer
123 views

Size and position of the table caption

I need a caption of my table/figure to be 9pt size. The whole text should stay 12pt-sized, while only table/figure caption should be 9pt size. I also need the caption to appear above the table, and ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

Make font size of numerator the same as denominator?

I have a simple question, I would like to make the font-size of the numerator the same as that of my denominator. For example, something like this: e^{-j \frac{2 \pi n k}{K_F}} gives me an ugly ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

Set fixed font size in floating tables with floatrow package

The floatrow package allows global changes to the font size in floating tables with commands such as font = small (cf. section 3.1.2 of the documentation). But such settings only change the relative ...
11
votes
1answer
225 views

TikZ: nodes with text, scale = or \large, \Large, \Huge?

If one needs to slightly increase the size of the text in a TikZ node. What are the pros and cons of using scale= in the style options instead of changing the font size with the usual LaTeX\TeX ...
4
votes
2answers
89 views

Set length to the line height of a particular font

How to define new length using : \newlength{...} \setlength{...}{...} and equal to the line height of a particular font (for example \tiny\ttfamily) Note : I want a solution which does not involve ...
5
votes
1answer
116 views

limiting effect of \huge{} to only specified text

I am creating a beamer presentation where I want a heading for a slide in larger font, followed by the body of the slide in smaller font. Problem being, my current approach appears to cause all of the ...
3
votes
0answers
44 views

Condensing everything to force fit a page?

I have a math exam I can use three pages of notes for and I was thinking, is there a way to type a document in LaTeX that will auto adjust to fit three pages or should I just play with the font sizes ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

How to define the fontsize in a big table?, for all the table

Suppose I am using a big table -- how do I define a fontsize of 8(pt) for the complete table? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
3
votes
2answers
265 views

TikZ + scalebox: Vertical text spacing in node

As this issue: TikZ: Text becomes invisible in large PDF could not yet be solved, my constantly growing PDF needs to become even smaller to stay out of invisibility range. As a consequence, \tiny is ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Regarding fonts in various locations of book class

I am using the book class. I am not interested in using Memoir. I need to be able to change the font and size of the word "Contents" which appears at the beginning of the ToC. I can do this now ...
4
votes
2answers
121 views

How to set uniform font size both in the table and the paragraph

When I resize the table, using \resizebox or any other thing, the font size gets reduced. How do I set, a uniform font size for the whole document, I need at least 12pt (the minimum requirement). The ...
1
vote
1answer
132 views

How to change font type and size in case of: table/figure caption, page number?

I use packages: fancyhdr and caption. I want to change font to Arial only in those two cases: 1.table/figure caption 2.page number Also I want to change sizes to 10pt and 11pt I know in ...
5
votes
1answer
141 views

How to resize Feynman diagrams drawn with FeynMF / FeynMP (and their labels)?

This seems like an easy question, but I haven't found any hints on this, so: How do I resize the output of FeynMF and the labels within it? I use it like this: \begin{enumerate} \item Feynman ...
6
votes
1answer
120 views

Libertine Font Greek Letters Size

As you can see the greek letters from pxfonts are bigger than the numbers. How can i fix the size? The numbers size is the better. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
2
votes
0answers
45 views

use footnotesize when it's redefined by some template

I am submitting a paper to a conference proceeding. The proceeding's template redefines \footnotesize to \small as \let\footnotesize\small Is there a way to use the actual footnote size in the ...
5
votes
1answer
221 views

change the font of table caption

In my poster doing with baposter, I need to change a font of some figures. I know that we can use \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} to cnfigure the font of the caption. In a specific ...
10
votes
4answers
3k views

Change font size of the verbatim environment

I want to apply small fonts inside the Verbatim environment e.g. {\small \begin{Verbatim} 1 double x, y; 2 double z, w; 3 main(); 4 return 0; \end{Verbatim}} Before the command \small ...
9
votes
1answer
233 views

KOMA - Set documentclass font to 9.5pt

I am using scrbook as documentclass and would like to setup the default font of the whole document to 9.5pt. Just like you do with 9pt, 10pt, ... : \documentclass[fontsize=9.5pt, DIV=calc]{scrbook} ...
5
votes
2answers
150 views

Custom text style for outlines (enumerate) levels

I'm using the outlines package, and I'm curious to know how to modify the font properties of the text at different levels. For example, how can I make text beside \1 bold and small-caps and slightly ...
4
votes
0answers
77 views

Changing the font size [closed]

When I change my first line from \documentclass{report} to \documentclass{report}[12pt] the font size of the resulting pdf doesn't increase. I am using pdflatex to compile tex to pdf.
3
votes
0answers
228 views

font size and type in asymptote

I am struggling to find font sizes and types for labels on my math figures in asymptote. I am creating two images which should be essentially the same, but for a sphere and cylinder. I haven't been ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

How to reduce margins inside the equation environment?

do you know a way to reduce margins inside the equation environment to be sure that a very long equation fits in a line (I have already reduced the fontsize of the equation)? Thanks here my code: ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

pgfplot same size font in figures and same size figures

Hi I've created figures with standalone and pgfplot package. The figures output size are different to one another but more importantly the font size are different. I would like all figures to be of ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

font size in math mode

$\sum\limits_{\substack{locations \\ L_j}}$ The word locations is quite long - longer than the summation symbol Sigma. I would like to control the size of only the word locations, but I am having ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How can I change the font size of the body of my letter to a bigger font? [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX, This question might have been answered somewhere but I have hard time to find the answer. How can I change the font size of my letter's body to a bigger font. The default font is ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

I can't change the font size [closed]

I can't do something so simple like changing the font size . No matter what number I write in \documentclass[10pt]{article}, I'm not able neither to reduce nor to increase the size. Although after ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Inkscape text size, change of reference text

I have a question similar to Text size in inkscape. I use inkscape to generate my figure for latex, that are resized with \def\svgwidth while text size remains the same, there is a way to scale ...
2
votes
2answers
57 views

Inline and display equation font size

I need the display equation fontsize 1pt smaller than the normal text, but inline equation remain same as text font size. how to handle this in latex anyone help on this thanks in advance
1
vote
2answers
63 views

Issues centering table with altered fontsize

I am doing my thesis and want to have all table consistently centered on the page, and \footnotesize text. For some reason one table decides to left justify when I make it footnote size (or any other ...
5
votes
1answer
50 views

How to use \patchcmd to change section size in an AMS Article?

I am trying to change the size of the section title in the AMS Article document class from \normalsize to \large. Here is what I tried: \documentclass[]{amsart} \usepackage{etoolbox} ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Correct font size of section and subsection

I have the following: \documentclass[noragright,centerchapter,12pt]{thesis} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \setcounter{tocdepth}{4} \setcounter{secnumdepth}{4} \author{cat} \title{cat} ...
5
votes
2answers
117 views

Typesetting a small function with Big parameters

I have a small function that needs to take big parameters. Right now I think that the function part looks too small and implicitly suggests it might be some kind of multiplication instead of an ...
5
votes
1answer
124 views

Fitting text to exact specific size

I would like to make my text fit a certain size "box" at a specific location. The two problems I am encountering are as follows: This long string should wrap when it hits the 4.5 inch limit but it ...
7
votes
1answer
512 views

How to set font size at exactly 11 pt?

I am trying to write a research proposal in LaTeX. To this end, I am using the package proposal. The guidelines are strict, my proposal MUST be written in Arial 11 pt. My concern is the following: I ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

How to set font size for minitoc in LyX

Hi all I'm writing a book in LyX with the package minitoc. If i use \documentclass [10pt]{book} the minitoc is set in one page, but if I use 12pt the minitoc is set in 2 pages. I want use the 12 pt ...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

Why do different fonts have different point sizes?

My "general" question is: Why do different fonts have different definitions of a "point"? Or in a concrete case: Why is Arial 12pt bigger than Times New Roman 12pt? The fact the definition of ...
5
votes
2answers
70 views

How to make table's height smaller?

I have a document with 3 tables on it. The tables look really nice, but I have one problem: they are too tall and so they overlap the footnote! I have tried reducing the size of the letters inside ...