{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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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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Why is my prime symbol too low? And: Why are my subscripts not scaled accordingly when I use \scriptsize?

I have two (maybe simple) questions concerning the following LaTeX document \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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} ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...