{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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Mathpazo has broken \left and \right

If I use mathpazo then it seems that \left\Vert and \right\Vert generate the wrong size in one case: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} {\Large $\left\Vert ...
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How to format CE/BCE?

Yes, there is the abbrevs package. It provides me with AM, PM, BC and AD. But what would be a sensible way to format the "Common Era" / "Before Common Era" prefixes / suffixes?
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Why does \relsize{-1} in normal size not result in \smaller?

This is maybe just me being unable to find the corresponding part of the manual, but I'd expect relsize's \smaller or \relsize{-1} to have the same effect as using \small inside normal-sized text. ...
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How to increase size of the diacritic/accent mark selectively without changing the alphabet size

I am using a typeface that has limited support for letters with diacritics. I am looking to use the features in latex (I'm using xetex on ubuntu) for providing the glyphs I am missing. My font has ...
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Why do I get these warnings with 14pt scrartcl

This is what my file looks like: \documentclass[14pt]{scrartcl} \begin{document} \Huge Hi \end{document} This is the output: Font shape `OT1/cmr/m/n' in size <35.83> not available(Font) ...
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Does LaTeX automatically change fonts when switching between Title, Author, Date, and Body Text or sizes modifiers?

I have a question regarding the inner workings of the system. Let us assume that I am using the article class. I cannot help but notice that the title seems to have a different look than the body ...
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Unused Global Option (Point Size) [duplicate]

I've been trying to configure the margins on my file for 6x9 paper size, but ended up using the layout for a5 paper. For some reason I have not been able to set the point size since I have made those ...
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Reduce float size to fit page

I've got a longish sidewaystable which currently is to large for its page. At least with \footnotesize it is. With \scriptsize it becomes too small, which looks strange and is hard to read. Is there ...
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fontspec: Load an italic text font so that it has the same x-height as the “main” (roman) text font

Suppose that one likes the "upright" shape of the font Sabon Next LT Pro, but prefers the "italic" shape of the font Garamond Premier Pro over the italic shape of Sabon Next. (Both fonts are ...
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tiny fonts for IEEEtran not working on biblography

I added \tiny before adding \bibliographystyle. But it is not changing the font size. Any suggestions for reducing the font size of the reference? \tiny{ \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} ...
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Font size of some sections in toc smaller than others

I am using the article class with a rather standard setup in LyX. In my TOC some sections with longer titles are displayed with a smaller font size even though there is enough space to the page ...
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How change math font size in power?

How can I change the font for power such a way that the power symbol is rendered much smaller than the number 3 in the following formula? I need to sum (necessarily with \displaystyle) was much ...
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small font of text under table, but keeping table size itself normal

When making a table in lyx using tex coding (ERT): I want some explanation text in a small font under the table (using \multicolumn). But when i type {\small [text]} the entire table shrinks, even if ...
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Is there a way to use different local font files for different font size in fontspec?

I am a big lover of the EB-Garamond fonts by Georg Duffner. As of now, he has made two sets of font files, EB-Garamond-8 and EB-Garamond-12, respectively for “design size 8pt” and “design size 12pt”. ...
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page size and font size in latex beamer

I need to add page size as Letter Paper: 8-1/2X11 and font size 24 pt but the following code does not worked. What is a solution for these two changes? \documentclass[24pt]{beamer}
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Reducing size of dedication

I'm writing my thesis in the LyX template that's based on Koma-Script book ("scrbook.cls"). I'm using \dedication to add a quote as the motto. Is there a way to make the font size of this text ...
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Determine width of verbatim characters

I would like to determine how many characters of the verbatim font that fits on a text line. Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \noindent\hrulefill ...
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Text size in inkscape

I use the pdf+tex output for inkscape drawings so image fonts match document fonts and TeX can render the mathematics. When I scale the image for inclusion in my document, text does not scale (a well ...
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Scaling tikz-cd labels

I'd like to scale a custom symbol drawn in tikz, such that it's the same size as surrounding text in a tikz-cd diagram. For example, in the following code I'd like the box to the left of A_2 to be ...
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Change the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
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Title fontsize affects the fontsize of the content

I change some of my titles fontsize, for instance, the first chapter and first appendix \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside,titlepage]{report} ...
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\@setfontsize vs. \fontsize

What are the differences between \@setfontsize and \fontsize? For example, in Martin Scharrer's answer to How to create a newcommand for fontsize? he says: This is done by calling ...
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Problem with fontsize when using longtable

I am using longtable package to make my large table span two pages. However I have set the font size with \fontsize to my table to be quite small. The only problem is that when the table is finished, ...
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How to change font size of all text in a table?

Hi I am trying the following code but only the first row (the headings) is being changed to the specified font size. How can I make the whole table's font size change? \begin{table}[!htbp] ...
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Change font size and indentation in reference section

I am writing a paper for a conference. They provided the a LaTeX style file however the compiled reference section is different from their own requirement. They require font size 8, no indentation, ...
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LateX: text going smaller and smaller

I guess this is an unusual question as I have not found anything related (then again, maybe I searched poorly). So what I would like to do is having an enumeration (in a beamer slide) go smaller and ...
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How to change the fontsize in the heading of the glossary

I set up a glossary using the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{glossaries} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cmp}{CMP}{Common Mid ...
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Does XeLaTeX automatically select optical sizes for a given font, if available?

I've been intrigued by a great feature of XeLaTeX (perhaps it was already a feature of (La)TeX) for a long time -- its ability to automatically select the appropriate optical size of a font for a ...
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Command for fontsize-dependent code selection

I have heard of a LaTeX-command which provides font-dependent code selection in math mode, but I forgot the name of it and cannot find it – Here is what I mean: \unknownCommand{display size ...
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Set minimum math font size

Example: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{ll} \textrm{stejne rozptyly:} & U = \frac{ \bar{x}_1 - \bar{x}_2 }{ s \sqrt{ \frac{1}{n_1} + \frac{1}{n_2} } } \\ \textrm{ruzne ...
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How do you get a scriptscriptstyle-sized prime?

As you go from \displaystyle to \scriptstyle to \scriptscriptstyle, letters and numbers, for instance, shrink. Weirdly, to my mind, the prime symbol (') shrinks from \displaystyle to \scriptstyle, ...
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Font size of \url in footnote

I use this \renewcommand{\UrlFont}{\normalsize} for make the fontsize smaller. I will like to make somthing similar for making only the \url smaller and only when it is used in a footnote. Text in ...
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Typesetting digraph with weighted edges, varying vertex size, multiple lines in vertex

I would like to draw the graph displayed in the following picture with TikZ and also do some modifications: Firstly I want to carry the labels of the nodes to the inside as a second line. For ...
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How much pt is headings=small?

I am using this code for my seminar paper: \documentclass[headings=small,fontsize=12pt,a4paper,oneside,]{scrreprt} but I was wondering: how many pt are headings=small? It looks like 14pt but I am ...
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Layout for seminar paper; justified, font, size, spacing

I just started university and decided to graduate from Word for writing my papers, thesises and so on. But I have some problems with probably the most simple things... I got this template: here the ...
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Special non-standard font sizes for different types

The more I read about fontsizes in LaTeX, the more confused I've become. I don't know how to meet my requirements, which are the following: text = 11pt --> This works. footnotes = 9pt --> This ...
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Text does not fit foot line space

For my next essay, I got some requriements from my teacher. The layout concerning headlines and footlines should be like this (as there is no adequate Times New Roman I chose Arial): ...
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Using multiple system fonts

I'd like to use 3-4 different specific system fonts (e.g., Georgia, HelveticaNeui Light, and Lucida Sans) with certain font sizes for different sections of a page. How would I do this? Edit: Thanks ...
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How best to change the font size (etc) of threeparttable's table notes?

How best to change the font size (etc) of the threeparttable table notes ? Google returned these (duplicate) unanswered stubs (in English and German, but with pictures ;) ...
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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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Anki - LaTeX, Math Font Size, & DeclareMathSizes

I use the Anki flashcard program and render math equations using LaTeX within the program. The problem is that the font sizes are generally too big, unless the equation is really long, in which case ...
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BibLaTeX: Wrong indentation when changing font size?

BibLaTeX seems to calculate wrong indentation when I change the fontsize. The lines following the first one are a little to the left than the first line (see the red line). MWE: ...
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\beamergotobutton size

How do I change the default size of the button? Right now I have a frame looking like this: \documentclass[T]{beamer} \definecolor{links}{HTML}{2A1B81} ...
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Package tocloft change font size

So I have just started using tocloft in LaTeX for my report in order to generate a list of equations. The list works fine and it does what I need it to, but the only issue so far is that the heading ...
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How to scale fonts including sections and subsections?

I am trying to scale the fonts in my document with the scalefnt package. However it only affects the body text and not the section or subsection headings, as the following example shows: ...
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How to change font size of \ref

How can I change the fontsize of a reference mark? My reference is something like: this is a text \ref{figure1} When compiled I get this is a text 1 The "1" is in normal font size. How can I ...
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Adjusting font size with TikZ picture

Taking from the PGF manual, \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [help lines] (0,0) grid (3,3); \coordinate (a) at (rnd,rnd); \coordinate (b) at (3-rnd,3-rnd); \draw (a) -- (b); \node (c) at (1,2) ...
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Knitr and tikzDevice not working together with article options

I have a problem with knitr and tikzDevice, like someone before me. (See tikzDevice is not getting sizes right (knitr) .) He used dev.args to get rid of this error, but if I run this code through ...
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Freeing space by Formating the size of citations on slides in Beamer using Biblatex

I want to change the size of my citations on the slides. My relevant preamble: \usepackage[style=apa,sorting=nyt,backend=biber]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{ngerman}{ngerman-apa} ...
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tikzDevice is not getting sizes right (knitr)

I am using OSX, pdflatex, R (cran), tikz/tikzDevice and knitr to create my documents. My problem is that the font sizes of the produced tikZ-file do not match the LaTeX document font sizes. Result / ...