{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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Change font inside document to specific point size

Although this question has a duplicate flavor to it, the question that allegedly provides the solution, LaTeX -- specify font point size?, is hard to use since neither the question nor the answer ...
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How to reduce font size automatically to prevent new line in cell

I use tabularx environment, where \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX}. When I inserted in every tabulars long numbers, cell splits for two lines and my table looks like very ugly. This long ...
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Change bold font

I want to use Avenir Next Medium as the bold font for my document whenever I use \textbf. Is there a way I can use \textbf and specify a font to be used. After that, can I also customize the size for ...
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How can I reduce the font size in beamer instead of wrapping text?

I am really new to LaTeX/beamer, and now I am coming into this question: In MS powerpoint, when a textbox is filled it can automatically shrink the font size, instead of going over the page. Is ...
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Multiplication to macro argument

Since the baselineskip parameter for fontsize should better be 1.2 times of the font size, I'd like to define a macro which accepts only one argument and deduces the baselineskip from the font size. ...
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Need to 'rescale' a complex document (page size and fonts) to A5 from A4

What I'm asking might not be within my capabilities, but I'm trying to change a document to print on 74 pages of A5 instead of 74 pages of A4. I have managed to change the papersize to A5 but it ...
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Fontsize determination

We usually point out explicitly or not normalfont size in \documentclass[11pt]{article} etc. 11pt may be absent here explicitly. Which variable contains this 11 or 10, 12pt?. I need get it in a ...
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Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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Fontsize with knitr & tikzDevice [duplicate]

I saw there are already a couple of questions on the argument (here and here) but since they are a few months old and since I can't manage to make the option dev.args=list(pointsize=5) works even ...
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Using 10pt fonts with the fourier package actually gives me 9.17pt

I am using the fourier package to produce output (containing math) that I can insert into another document using the same (Utopia) font and have matching text styles. But when I set the font size to ...
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Changing Font Size of Bibliography Heading [closed]

In How to change font size for bibliography?, people discuss changing the Bibliography heading font size without changing the size of the "References" heading. I would like to also make the ...
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How can we change only text font size (not math) of all document in pdflatex?

How can I change only the text font size (not math) of all documents in pdflatex? (I searched for an answer without success.)
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XeLaTeX size of Indic script in header

I am using XeLaTeX (TeX Live 2012 on Windows) and my Sanskrit document is entirely in Devanagari. Even the page numbers, section numbers and section names are in Devanagari. I use fancyhdr but quite ...
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Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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How to mantain consisten font size in different plots

I usually embed numerous R plots in my TeX documents. knitr is very handy in helping me producing plots using the same font family of the TeX document. But a different problem of consistency is given ...
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Table of Contents Font Size Change

I am in the final stages of writing my dissertation and right now, I am trying to make my dissertation to match the graduate school standards. One of the issues that I am currently struggling with is ...
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Adjusting text size in Tikz

I want to adjust my text size in the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{plotmarks} \begin{document} \tikzset{fontsize=20} ...
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Creating a modular document [closed]

I have already created 25 different files that I whish to include in a long document. My first attempt is as shown below: \documentclass[10pt, twoside,letterpaper]{report} ...
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gnuplot + epslatex: \footnotesize in the plot title leaves much space to the left of the key

As the title said, using \footnotesize in plot ... title '\footnotesize Some Title' leaves much space to the left of the corresponding key. The space can be annoying with grids. As you can see in ...
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Change appearance of nomenclature title but not in ToC

I am trying to change the header of the nomenclature section. I would like it to be a different font and all upper case. If I rename \nomname with \renewcommand{\nomname}{\MakeUppercase ...
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\setfontsize doesn't seem to set the baseline skip [duplicate]

For a custom title page I need to set the font size to a specific value not covered by any of the standard \Large etc. font sizes. Therefore, I use the \fontsize command. Reducing to a minimal example ...
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Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
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How to change letter spacing / condense letters together

I'm starting up with LaTeX today in order to be able to produce better-looking PDFs for university assignments. I'm working through a list of small exercises, handed out by a volunteer professor, and ...
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Bold monospace font extra-large

I would like to print very large (e.g., font size 43) monospaced bold text. The methods I know don't seem to go together: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{anyfontsize} ...
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Mathptmx - number subscript too large

I don't know if this is actually intentionally, but if I use the font: \usepackage{mathptmx} and type e.g.: \beta_{8,t} it looks kind of weird, because the 8 is so much larger than t. If I use ...
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Space between floats and text after special declaration of font size for scrbook

Our designer suggested a font size of 10.5. We passed this as an option to the srcbook class and everything seems to work fine except the space between main text and floats. With fontsize=10.5 much ...
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(longtable threeparttablex) table notes font size

What I need is the font size of table notes being 8pt. Reading the package documentations and the questions here, I as a beginner tried: \usepackage{threeparttablex} ...
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\SetBgContents text size

I was trying to add custom page number style using the background package. here is my code \makeatletter \AddEverypageHook{% \SetBgPosition{0.5\textwidth,.05\textheight} ...
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TexWorks giving error message

I have this code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[Training And Placement Cell]{Training And ...
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Changing font size of chapter headings the same as that of section

I have a memoir document that has mystyle chapter copied from Modify default memoir chapter style. How can I change the font size of the chapter to the same as that of section? Or, how I can I ...
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Beamer: Increase square enumerate size when using 14pt font

I'm using beamer with 14pt and when I use enumerate or itemize it doesn't look just right: I'd like to have: The squares slightly larger The squares centered vertically I have tried to play ...
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How to change font-size for a grammar declaration

I have a grammar declaration like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} ... \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{grammar} <A> ::= `<--' ...
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How to get rid the indent after the equation

Since my equation in LaTeX is quite large I have decided to increase its size in the following way: % \begin{small} \begin{eqnarray} bla bla bla bla ...
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TikZ: the scale option changes font size

When I use \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=X] with X<1/X>1 then font size of text in the picture is also changed. I need to use [scale=2] or [scale=0.5] and to preserve font size (e.g. normalsize). ...
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How to set font size for all verbatims in Beamer presentation?

I'm trying to read through the Beamer manual, but I don't even really know what I'm looking for, so please help. How do I change globally (but even if it is a per-frame, it will be still good) size ...
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Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
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How to change the font size of the whole abstract in the article class

I am using the following to generate an article with 12pt and 1.5 linespread: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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How can I change the font size of the number in minted environment?

How can I change the font size of the number in minted environment? The font can be modified with fontsize parameter, but the number on the left side is not affected with it. This is the code: ...
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How do you make the \in symbol smaller? [duplicate]

By default, \in produces a lunate epsilon that is just a crazy, ridiculous size. What is the most correct way to make it smaller?
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dynamic font size for hbox

I would like to create an element in TeX, that is defined as a horizontal box with fixed width and to have few lines (three in my case). Each line should align by its size to the hbox size ...
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Change fontsize class option after being set in a format

I use mylatexformat to build easily format files. Consider the following file \documentclass[10pt]{article} % This is file t.tex \begin{document} Test \end{document} I then run pdflatex -ini ...
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change size of special character

the normal % character is a little bit bigger than numbers so I want to reduce its size by the command {\small }. I tried it with the command \renewcommand{\%}{{\small \%}} but that produces the ...
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subsection font size in table of content, beamer

Is there any possibility to change the font size of the subsections, shown in the table of content? Using the beamer class?
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in beamer, change fontsize of selected slides with nested lists

I want to change the font size of particular frames, and when I use \fontsize{<font size>}{<value for \baselineskip>}\selectfont as suggested by this post, I found it does not change ...
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letter class font size

How can I increase the base font size to 14pt in standard letter class using xelatex for ease of reading for presbyopic people? which font has better visibility?
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Font size control for pifont characters

How can I enlarge the font size of pifont characters? I tried to use \large{\ding{204}}, but it doesn't work.
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change font size in rectangle node but keep node size

I am trying to change the font size in a rectangle node but still have the rectangle a predefined size (the one of t=other rectangles). And also, I would like to left align in some nodes, and have a ...
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saner listings monospace font size relative to surrounding text size [duplicate]

Is it possible to make listings and especially inline listings font size to be saner? It appears that the font size is chosen so that capital letters of the monospace font are full height of a line. ...
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Koma Script and real 13pt

I read about these several questions, how to use a font size other than 10, 11 oder 12 (see e.g. this one) using KomaScript, but somehow, that won't work for me. I use XeLaTeX to compile my document ...
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Number of pages decreases when font size increases

Number of pages in my pdf-document [article] decreases when font size increases – and v.v.! It kind of resembles an optimum of maximum page numbers as function of font size (which I don't ...