{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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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Bold and italic subsection title with custom font size

I have defined fontsize, and even with your answered question help I solved the situation in this way: \usepackage{titlesec} \titleformat{\chapter} ...
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Reduce size and justify font of caption using memoir

I try to reduce and better align my caption text (and not the automatic label "figure.") text with memoir. I try this this without success, and i search in the memoir documentation, and try some ...
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Invert fontsize command in setbeamerfont

I want to customize the frametitle in a beamer presentation. I have a problem with the linespacing, so I use the size*-version. The declaration is size*={<fontsize in ...
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Changing font size in equations changes superscript size in text (LATeX)

I used \DeclareMathSizes{12}{20}{14}{10} to make my equations larger than the default output of LATeX (the parameters mean, as far as I understand, {font size}{equation regular text size}{equation ...
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Defining local settings for title dimension

I am writing a paper in LaTeX, and I have to reproduce a template that was given as a .doc file. So I need to define the dimensions of the chapters titles in Times New Roman 12 pt bold, which is not ...
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Change the font size in longtabu table

I was searching here to find a way to change the font size from normal to \footnotesize for the longtabu tables. However, the answer in longtable question didn't work in my case. They made corrections ...
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pgfplots change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...
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Fonts issues in xelatex

I would like to know what is the right way to define all the text font as a specific size. I use \documentclass[20pt]{article} but it won't change the font size in xelatex. And these symbols (" and ') ...
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setting the font size for page number in memoir class

The requirement for my document is to have times new roman font type with font size of 12 at the main body and size 8 for page number. I'm new to latex and I've looked it up in the documentation for ...
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When the left-right parenthesis is too big, how to make it smaller?

When the left-right parenthesis is too big as in the example below, how do you make the parenthesis smaller? \documentclass[reqno]{amsart} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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How to resize font of displayed formulas to automatically fit column width? [duplicate]

Is there a way, in LaTeX, to automatically resize font of displayed equations to fit column width (241 pt, here)? Any ideas would be appreciated. You can see my equation below; note that I use ...
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How to resize font size of a column in a table? [duplicate]

I have this kind of table where I would like to make the titles in normal size and all stuff under them in smaller font. How can I do it easily without copy-pasting \scalebox{0.7}{...}? Code ...
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Changing Font Size globally via package

I'd like to write a package that performs the following tasks (it's essentially reformatting the document to make it suitable for being printed 2-pages-side-by-side on a printer): - adjust the margins ...
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Consistent font size when using standalone TikZ pictures in a beamer presentation

I want to include a TikZ picture in a beamer presentation using the standalone package and I want a consistant size of the text in the picture and the rest of the frame. \documentclass{beamer} ...
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How to make a command for a circled letter to work with all font sizes?

I introduced the following macros \newcommand{\malcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\scriptsize M}}}\nolimits} \newcommand{\imalcev}{\mathop{\text{\textcircled{\tiny M}}}\nolimits} The code \[ ...
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Size of letters not changing in pdflatex

\documentclass[60pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[bulgarian]{babel} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \newcommand{\HRule}{\rule{\linewidth}{0.5mm}} % ...
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Larger font size in math display equation environment?

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} % \scalebox % defaults seem to be: pslatex.sty:103: \DeclareMathSizes{12}{12}{9}{7} % NB: ...
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Specific font for specific characters with mathspec package

I am trying to manipulate the font, font size and thickness of the mathematical characters individually. I came into this solution at stackexchange; XeTeX/mathspec punctuation issue ... \makeatletter ...
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Moderncv: \cvitem text is too large

How do I change the text size for items under \cvitem to match items under \cventry that won't cause problems with other \moderncvstyle{xyz}? MWE: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,sans]{moderncv} ...