{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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Conventional margins and font size for a (big) thesis in computer science

I am writing a big thesis in computer science. I use geometry package for the page layout. For the font size, I hesitate between 11pt and 12pt. Let's assume I use 12pt here. Because I want the page ...
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Compile several files in their own font size in a main document

I use the subfiles package to compile several files in a main document. I have for example a document file1.tex in 12 pt, and another file2.tex in 10 pt both in article class( in preamble : ...
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How can I redefine a character such as the (actual text) dollar sign?

I am using text/old-style figures in my document with the Palatino font, and I find that the dollar sign (\$) is too large for most dollar figures. I've found that it looks good if I take the font ...
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Is there anyway to reduce the font size less than scriptsize in subcaption? [duplicate]

I want to use four picture on one slide, using the subfigure command. I did it, but the font size of the subcption is really big, I'm using scriptsize compared with four subfig. Is the anyway to ...
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Reproducing the style of Stacks Project \TeX documents

For my work, I use a lot the Stacks Project documents printed in PDF. I am trying to use the same style (especially text fonts and size of them) because I am used to it for my own documents but it ...
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Font size decreases instead of increasing

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...all the packages I need \begin{document} \chapter*{Abstract} bla bla bla \pagebreak \input{dedication} \chapter*{Acknowledgements} ...
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Multiple font sizes in a section heading [duplicate]

I'm currently writing a paper for a conference which requires the first letter of words in section titles to be size 10 font, and all subsequent letters to be size 8 (all capital). I've had a look at ...
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How can we choose different sizes for letters and numbers?

I want to use, for the same file, the \normalsize for the letters, so for the text in words, and the \footnotesize for the numbers. How can it be possible ? I give an example for illustrating the ...
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Fitting text of unknown length into a box through font scaling

In a scenario where TeX documents are generated by a script the challenge is to nicely fit text of variable length into boxes of fixed size. There's a default font size suited for 80% of the cases ...
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Change size of font of subscript of underbrace in align environment

I would like to have a bigger subscript S under the underbrace in the following equation and appreciate your help. \begin{align} K&=\frac{E}{(1+i)^r}\cdot \underbrace{\left ...
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Two parenthesis and a slash all the same size and slightly bigger than the expression contained

I'd like to define a command for the red part in the following expressions: generated by the following code: f(x/y) \qquad f\big( g(x)\big/y\big) \qquad f\Big(h\big(g(x)\big)\Big/y\Big) \qquad ...
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Is \left…\right necessary when there are sub/super-scripts?

$(a_2+b^3)$ or $\left(a_2+b^3\right)$. Which is correct? An experiment shows that in these two expressions the size of parentheses are different. Is \left...\right necessary for correct ...
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Text on rectangular spiral with automatic sizing to fill page

I'm wondering how this could be done in TeX: This is along the lines of Text spirals with TikZ but in a rectangle, with all text the same size, and all text should be at right angles (unlike the ...
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Change the font size of a text in a matrix table

I have the following code of tikz... The font size \huge or \tiny does not work, could anyone help? \begin{tikzpicture}[cell/.style={rectangle,draw=black}, nodes in empty cells] \matrix[ matrix ...
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Automatically change font size in main text and footnote

I am typesetting an article with a lot of quotes from poems, and I have defined a command that puts the poem information at the end of the line \newcommand\poemcite[1]{\hfill{\small #1}} But if I ...
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changing relative font size in cls file

I am using a custom class (follow links here if needed: https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/ubc-thesis-under-lyx-manuscript-based-thesis-under-latex/). I don't like the relative sizes of the various ...
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How can I set a letter in a equation both small and bold

I want to set the "\widehat{\mathbf{x}}" part smaller but I've no idea how can I do it. Any suggesting would be very grateful. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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utopia font type in fourier package shrinks my document

I would like to use the utopia font found in the fourier package, but when I add \usepackage{fourier} a 5 page document shrinks quite a lot, even though I'm using the same font size! The problem ...
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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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How to adjust the font of the entry numbers in TOC?

My first LaTeX article looks ugly, see above. How to adjust the entry numbers to look more large and in bold? And, without changing the following title text? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Format table number alignment

I am having a few problems with the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ l S[table-format = 4.2] ...
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Changing Figure caption text size. [duplicate]

How can I change the size of text for figure captions? Currently my code looks like, \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=1]{Image.png} \caption{Caption} \end{figure} This makes ...
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Chapter, section, subsections title font size

In my master thesis the specification of the University should be as following: Chapter (font size= 16 and font type= Times New Roman) Section (font size= 14 and font type= Times New Roman) ...
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classicthesis PDF uneven font size in Adobe Reader [closed]

I'm using the classicthesis template in Lyx, and I've notice that I'm having strange results when viewing my pdf's through adobe reader. For the small caps style, I'm seeing uneven letter size (for ...
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\scriptstyle placement fine tuning

I need a functional composition operator. I find \circ too big for it, so I've declared a math operator (within the amsart documentclass) as \scriptstyle\circ instead; the size is exactly what I would ...
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Change the font size in ToC

Here is my problem: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\thesubsection}{\arabic{subsection}} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section*{\LARGE Section 1} ...
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How to adjust given lines automatically

Some of you may know the FlipBeamertheme by Phillip Tanedo (http://www.physics.uci.edu/~tanedo/files/code/FlipBeamerTemplate.pdf) I like the style of it's title. Tanedo used a picture: All three ...
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change font size latex “res” class

I am using res.cls by Michael DeCorte to create my CV. I wanted to increase the font size. \documentclass[resmargin]{res} Any help would be appreciated.
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Smaller font size for appendix

Because of the large amount of appendix pages, I am looking to change the font size of my appendix text. Google'ing returns lots of links on how to change the title of sections, but I am talking ...
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Change font spacing and size of bibunits \putbib

In the following example I would like to force my references section to be typeset in a smaller font with single (more condensed) spacing. My commands (a spacing environment call and a font small ...
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How can I have bigger fontsize than \fontsize{60}{70}? [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and the font size of the chapter title is defined in the class of the document. Somehow I cannot make bigger than \fontsize{60}{70}. Even if I write \fontsize{3000}{70} I cannot ...
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Understanding how a TOC is generated

I'm trying to understand, in some detail, how a toc is generated. But now I'm thoroughly confused and perplexed after examining the .toc file before and after making a ``slight'' modification. I hope ...
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Text in Tikz node not respecting baselineskip

I'm trying to include a few lines of text in a Tikz drawing, using a custom font size. However, when defining a font size, the baselineskip is only respected for the first line. See the minimal ...
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Making text smaller in one block in tikzposter

I am trying to make an a1 academic poster in tikzposter and need to use 3 references, which I have put into a block using bibtex. Is there a way to make the font in the block I have put references in ...
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Not enough emphasis on some symbols

I'm trying to write some text in bold font but some symbols are not set in bold properly. The emphasis is set with \bfseries and is correct for :: and = but not enough for > and -. See below image for ...
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How to change the “svjour3” class of “Springer” to use 12pt as font size?

I am writing the draft of my paper in the svjour3 class of Springer. It seems that the default font size is 10. I would like to change it to 12. I spent a lot of time to make some changes in "svjour3" ...
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How to make the font smaller in the overset?

Consider the following excerpt: The code is below: \begin{eqnarray*} |\xi|\geq R&\pause\Rightarrow &|a(x, \xi)|\geq C|\xi|^m\\ &\pause\overset{|\xi|\geq 1, m\geq 0}\geq & ...
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How to set a distance that rescales with the font [duplicate]

I'm trying to set a distance which is relative to the font size. The problem is that the distance is reused several times in the document, potentially in environments with a different font size. In ...
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\huge doesn't change the font size of equations [closed]

I am trying to write a single sentence with large font size which contains a bit of mathematicas. For example, \Huge This is a sentence, $x+x$. But \Huge only changes the font size of the text, ...
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How to change the base font size in the middle of a document? [duplicate]

The base font size is defined as an option in the \documentclass. Can I change the base font size in the middle of a document? I would like to have \documentclass[11pt]{article} for part of the ...
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How to create specific section style using titlesec?

I would like to create section style like in the attached picture, but I didn't find any way how to do it. Usually I'm using titlesec package for section style customizing. Is there any way how to ...
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Scaling the mtpro2 fonts to work with Baskerville

I'm using the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts with the Monotype Baskerville family. The font used for math letters in mtpro2 is Times New Roman Italic, and this can look quite good when ...
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why \everymath{\scriptsize} works with matrix environment only?

I need to make one equation in an {align*} env. to have very small font, since the matrix is too wide. So I use this method, found in how-can-i-change-the-font-size-in-math-equations \begingroup ...
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Making dotted letters shorter

I'd like to manipulate how the dotted letters look in the text. You can see an example below: Without changing the font or letter itself, is there a way to do this?
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Change fontsize in TikZ figure

I had my documentclass set at 10pt and I import my TikZ figures just with \input. Everything was working fine but now I want to have 11pt in the document and all my nodes are bigger because the fonts ...
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koma-classes: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize not defined

Whan using KOMA-script article class with 14pt I got following warning: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/koma-script/typearea.sty: Package typearea Warning: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize ...
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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...
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Changing the font size only of the teletype family in a document?

I have seen Change \ttfamily font for entire document, and this is sort of a follow up to this. I'd like to use a "palatino" like font (tgpagella) - but I'd also like to use {lmodern}'s lmtt as the ...
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How to make the numbering of theorems as Large/non-bold/italic/Roman?

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{thm} \end{thm} \end{document} The results will be as below. As ...
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Including abstract makes text smaller [duplicate]

I have a little problem in Latex, which can be easily corrected, but nonetheless I'd like to understand what is going on. Briefly, the problem is that in any document, if I include the abstract, all ...