{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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KOMA-script scrreprt: Chapter Heading Size Customisation

This is a continued question from my previous thread I am setting up LaTeX to write my thesis using scrreprt. I have implemented with success all the advised and suggested solutions and have tried to ...
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All \ttfamily font change font size

\documentclass[11pt]{book} This code shows default font size. I want to change font size all \ttfamily font in document (only for \ttfamily font). Other fonts not change. How can I do? Thanks,
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in parcolumns

Here's my test case... \documentclass[english,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pangram]{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk[1]{ ...
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block diagram text is not consist with normal text

How to write text inside of block, and the text must be consistent with normal text. The inside text font size is too smaller than normal e.g 11pt. my source: \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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Font issue with overline in equation

I have the following code, which produces different font sizes, when an overbar is included to the variables. \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{eqnarray*} ...
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Set certain fontsize for a certain part of my document

I'm embedding a figure into my document which contains several \put{}-commands to place texts and formulas over the PDF-figure. The code looks of BLA.pdf_tex looks like this: %% Creator: Inkscape ...
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Is there a way to set distance between bottom of one line and up of other?

This is my minimal working code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,french,russian,swedish]{babel} \begin{document} \selectlanguage{french} ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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How do I make a small pmatrix?

I want a small matrix but the only command I can find is \smallmatrix which leaves the brackets out. Is there a simliar one that includes brackets?
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What is the default font size of a LaTeX document?

What is the default font size of a LaTeX document?
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Caption package not working with beamer

I am using beamer to make a presentation. But the default caption font size seems big to me. So I tried to make the font size smaller using caption package. I tried this: ...
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Fixed font size and document background alpha channel

I am creating an app that shows off some formulas I pre-render with latex on sharelatex.com. ShareLatex gives me the documents as vector pdf's, but I have a problem. Here are some examples of what I ...
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How to reduce the size of fractions typed in align environment?

When digit fractions align environment, this goes with a size \displaystyle. But I want the size is like the one shown in a paragraph. I tried with \scriptstyle but I get letters too small and the ...
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Work out maximum possible characters per line

I'm dynamically generating LaTeX source and compiling it. The documents contain only tables and each table cell in each column has the same width. I need to work out how many columns are required and ...
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How to avoid change of textsize when using underbrace?

I'd like to use underbrace in a formula: \begin{IEEEeqnarray}{r/C/l?s} P_{a} \left( a | \gamma, \epsilon, \hat{K} \right) & = & \frac{1}{1 + \frac{\gamma}{\epsilon} \times \underbrace{ ...
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How to choose fonts with different optical sizes with fontspec [duplicate]

The font EB Garamond is a font that provides (at the moment two) different optical sizes. The fontspec package will automatically choose the appropriate optical size (cf. the manual under section ...
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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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What measure in the text is it that is the font size?

In LaTeX, you can easily change the font size, using the \fontsize macro (described here) followed by the \selectfont macro. But what is this font size? I changed the font size using the code ...
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline

I am using the following to define the footline element of my Beamer presentation: \setbeamerfont{footline}{size=\large} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{Institute} %the fontsize changes the size of ...
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Weird behaviour of \small in list environment

I am using \small in a list environment in Beamer and facing a problem that the text after closing of \small is still small. Following is a minimal working example of the problem: ...
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Different font size in footnote

I'm having a problem in my template for abstracts. I have some reasons to do my own commands instead of using only amsart class. As you can see, when I use \underline{} to identify the speaker, the ...
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How to set document font to times new roman by command

I wanted to know how to set font of a document to Times New Roman and size to 12 for text and for Chapter Heading 14 only, for the whole document. I don't want to use the fontspec package for this. ...
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ConTeXt: Ignore stem height

Background Looking to create a stylized chapter heading using the first character of the heading title. Problem The stem (descender) distance of text causes the containing frame's offset to alter ...
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Adjust font size in IPE-generated PDF-graphics within Latex

I started using ipe (http://ipe7.sourceforge.net/) for creating sketches and graphics for my thesis. The goal was to have the text appear in the same font size as the whole document, regardless of the ...
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How to make the table caption look smaller

I am new to the world of LaTeX and I am trying make my correlation table look nice. My LaTeX code is below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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T2A does not have some font sizes

Here is the minimal code. I need to use the encoding T2A for Cyrillic characters. But the problem is that some font sizes are not available. I discovered that I should use also T1 after T2A. But using ...
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LaTeX font-size vs. word font-size [duplicate]

I need to write an assignment, and my professor told me that I had to use MS Word with the "font-size 12". I assume, he means this number: He is not a technical person, so he doesn't really know ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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How to Generally Increase the Size and Line Spacing of the Footnotes?

I think that the footnotes are generally a little too small, and I would like to increase their size globally (for the entire document). How do I go about doing this? Moreover, I think that the ...
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unify figure(gnuplot generated) font size and latex font size

I am generating some figures with gnuplot epslatex terminal in standalone mode. There is no problem in generating the figures and the quality. However, while using the elsevier article class in two ...
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Using a font sizing command in \addcontentsline does not work for ccfonts or cmbright

If you comment out \large in the code, it works. The toc level doesn't matter. Any thoughts? \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{ccfonts} \usepackage{cmbright} \begin{document} ...
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consistent math font size in a formula

I have a math formula, having three underbraces, enclosing three expressions, with explanations below each brace, explaining what that quantity is. Since these expressions, as well as their ...
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Controlling font size in math environment, fine tuning

In my document using \documentclass[12pt]{report}, I have tables containing an index and a inequality in each line. As it's a long list, it's a supertabular with columns c|rcr. Sample data of one line ...
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How can I reduce the size of listoffigures and listoftables titles?

I had the section titles the way I wanted at one time, but then had to add some code for various reasons. At this time, all the chapter and section titles in my document are the correct size, with the ...
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Reduce font size to fit container [duplicate]

I would like to create a series of containers in the same size but with different contents, making such that the contained text reduces its font size if it would not fit the container otherwise. Is ...
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How can i get a HUGE LaTeX picture?

I can't find a way to get a huuuge LaTeX "picture" This is my best attempt, http://www.forkosh.com/mimetextutorial.html Fill in: \Huge s=\frac{v^2+v_o}{2a} so, how is the best way to get a huge ...
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Customize \ref command [closed]

Is there anyway to customize the number which appear in a \ref{} command? More precisely, I want to reduce the size of such number but without affecting the number font (style). If I use a command ...
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How to change the font size of all theorem environments?

I have several theorem environments: \newtheorem{theorem}{Theorem} \newtheorem{definition}{Definition} \newtheorem{proposition}{Proposition} etc. and I want to change them so that they all use ...
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How do I change the font size of the \tag content globally?

Is it possible to set the font size for the \tag{} content from the align environment globally? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} 1+1=2 \tag{test} ...
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Meaning of font size

What is font size in LaTeX? More precisely, What does LaTeX mean for 12 point? How space does get a letter in output of LaTeX's file in 12 pt? \documentclass[12pt]{article}
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Optimizing size (font AND width) of tables produced with dcolumn/siunitx

I have a couple of tables in my document, and it's time to finalize them. This means I want to optimize: 1) the size of the font (if possible obtain \normalsize as in the rest of the document, or at ...
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Arithmetic operation in user-defined command

I want to define a command to ease the font configuration as below: \newcommand{\setfont}[2]{\fontsize{#1}{#2}\selectfont} The new command \setfont takes two parameters: one is the size of the ...
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Making all my headings the same font size

Im currently finalizing my thesis in Latex and am having a problem making all my headings the same 12 point normal font. How can I make all chapter, section, table of contents and subsection headings ...
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How does \fontsize{}{} work?

With the package anyfontsize I can use the command \fontsize{}{}. But the second argument seems to be without any effect. I read there that it is related to the line space. It doesn't work. ...
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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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Why is the default font in Latex using 10 pt

I know that it can be configured, but my question is why 10 pts is the default size. The reason I ask is that a professor has said it was too small to read and I'm worried a proposal could be affected ...
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Change font size enumeration

I have the following LaTeX code to format page numbers: \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancyhead[R]{\thepage} \fancyheadoffset{0mm} \fancyfootoffset{0mm} \setlength{\headheight}{17pt} ...
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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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How to change the fontsize of the Greek letters in formula?

\documentclass[20pt]{beamer} \geometry{ papersize = {27cm, 21cm}} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{mathrsfs, booktabs, multirow} \usepackage{amsmath} \usetheme{Darmstadt} ...
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Custom Beamer Theme: Set normal font size

As a follow up to an earlier question I asked, I need to be able to set the normal font size to 20pt for a Beamer presentation. The catch is, I can't use \documentclass[20pt]{beamer} because I want ...