{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 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 ...
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Size of indices (sub- and super- scripts)

I've been looking around for a way to change the size of indices (all through the manuscript). I found a lot of stuff, which could work, but I refuse to use without understandind. (See for example ...
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Font size in moderncv

How can I change the title font size (First name, Family Name) in a resume written using moderncv package?
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Size of the appendix title for report

Is there any way I can reduce the font size of the Appendix title. Default one is creating the font size of the chapter. \documentclass[12pt,twoside,onecolumn]{report} ...
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How can I change the font size of the authors and the affiliation in Latex?

I have something like this: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper, twocolumn]{article} % 11pt for all the article \begin{document} \font\myfont=cmr12 at 16pt \title{{\myfont MY TITLE}}%Title in 16pt \author{MY ...
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different sized page numbers due to \usepackage{helvet}?

I am at the end of finishing my thesis and after printing it out for final corrections I recognized that the sizes of the page numbers differ sometimes. For example page "10" and page "11". Especially ...
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How can I change the font size of the title and the font size of the authors in Latex?

I need a font size of 16pt for the title and 12pt for the authors. I'm writing an article class document in 11pt: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twocolumn]{article}
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Changing Size of Arrows, Labels, Loops in Diagrams and Directed Graphs [closed]

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tkz-graph, tikz-cd} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \begin{document} Blah ... blah. ...
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text size in pgfplotstable tables

What's the easiest way to control the text size of all non-header cells of a column in a table created by pgfplotstable? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
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Awkward line spacing with \LARGE font size

I'm confused about the look of my rendered output. It looks strange. I'm not doing anything special, but it looks like there is not enough vspace between the lines? The letters are almost touching. I ...
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How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
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Using footnotesize in ctable package

I have a long table requiring the use of a \footnotesize. The table is made using a \ctable package as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctable} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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How to change the font formatting in the text and numbers of footnotes in ConTeXt?

I have a document with two different types of footnotes, \noteone and \notetwo, defined with this: \definenote[noteone][footnote] \definenote[notetwo][footnote] For these two footnotes, I need to ...
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How to change the font size only in one column of a table/tabular?

Is there any way to reduce the font size in a table/tabular but only in one of its columns without repeating the size command in each cell of that column? Thanks.
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How could I check what font size is in pt for \section, \subsection, and \subsubsection?

There are a lot of results for "setting" the font size, but I can't find one how to "get" them. Here's some code from What point (pt) font size are \Large etc.? I can use to check what font size for ...
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\big delimiters not working with scrartcl?

I noticed that sometimes the \big delimiters stop working. One example is when scrartcl is the document class. \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} \begin{equation} (\frac{1}{2}) ...
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same fontsize in plot in revtex document as text

I am making a figure in PSTricks for a RevTeX document. A MWE of my figure is the following \documentclass{article}[28pt] \usepackage{pstricks, pst-node, pst-plot, pst-circ} \usepackage{moredefs} ...
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The font size in my page

In my report the chapter 1 have a small text but the chapter 2 have a big text ! someone now what the probleme !? I hope I explain well my problem this the code : ...
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How to modify the “x” of the fraction to the same size of the first one?

Here is a screenshot from a beamer file. I want to change the "x" of the fraction to the same size of the first "x". Anyone can help? \documentclass[mathserif,10pt]{beamer} ...
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Printing pdf - letter size changed

I created my LaTeX pdf with Texniccenter. I want to give the pdf to some people, but only some specific sites. So I printed the sites I wanted to a pdf printer. However, the size of the letters seems ...
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threeparttable - appending commands to \TPTnoteSettings does not work if package called with flushleft option

In the tablenotes environment defined by the threeparttable package, I wanted to resize my notes globally throughout my document. I have found this answer to a question somebody posted in regards to ...
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Change index font size with imakeidx

I know I can change the index font size combining the imakeidx package with the idxlayout package like this: \usepackage{imakeidx} \usepackage[font=footnotesize]{idxlayout} However I was wondering ...
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Option seemingly ignored

I'm trying to give my custom class file two options for font size, 11pt and 12pt. I want 12pt to be the default. I create the options like this: \DeclareOption{11pt}{ ...
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Changing font size in an example environment

I'm new at LaTeX and I've been reading many questions-answers, but I still can't find something that works for what I need. I'm using the covington package because I'm working with gloss. So, this is ...
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Defining a Length that Scales with Fontsize Changes

I noticed a behavior regarding lengths under fonstsize changes, which I'm hoping there is a way to circumvent. Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \newlength\mylength ...
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svjour3 10pt problem

I am using svjour3 and font size in article is too small. I want 10pt but end up with 9pt. \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[twocolumn,10pt]{svjour3} % twocolumn \smartqed ...
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assigning font size in .sty files

I am using a LaTeX template which contains a .sty file. The problem is that I am getting error for the below line which is shown below it. \font\chaptocfont=\helveticabold ERROR: ! Font ...
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Using \fontsize and \textbf

I need help understanding what is happening in the below example. I am trying to set the font size to 23pts. But it is only changing the size of the font within the \textbf{}. The text that fills ...
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Texmaker Toolbar More buttons

I've just updated Texmaker to 4.0.2. I've enabled the "file", "edit" and "tools" toolbars. But there is no buttons for changing font size etc. (E.g. in link below where is says "part", "label" and ...
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set fontsize for TikZ figure

I have made many figures with tikz and want to include them in a template. Unfortunately I used ex as a measure and the template I have to use redefines the font size. THis leads to wrong distances in ...
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how to correctly display “deutsche Schreibschrift” in equations

It's possible to use the so-called "Suetterlin" (or deutsche Schreibschrift?) fonts in latex, see http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.german/15805 I find these fonts correspond more to what ...
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Beamer: description item with tiny font [duplicate]

In Beamer, I use the following code \setbeamerfont{description item}{size=\tiny} but it seem not to work. How can I make description items use tiny as fontsize?
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How to get a bigger font?

At here How do I install two fonts into a document? I used two fonts. How to get a bigger font for chapters, sections and subsections?
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The size of a font - larger

this is my document: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{czech} \begin{document} \begin{quote} \itshape\uv{V poledne vám přijde textová zpráva z neznámého čísla, že máte večer dorazit ...
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The size of a font

I have to rewrite the text I have here, but I cant find the same "size" of a font. I am doing it this way: \fontsize{10.4pt}{16pt}\selectfont and it is close to the result, but still not the same. ...
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Optimum parameters for 1280x727 screen?

I'm going to experiment with using my Android tablet to lecture from this coming semester: moving between LaTeX PDFs and a handwriting note app. My usable screen size is 1280 x 727 pixels (there's a ...
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How can I set a document font size to 14, 16 or 18 pt? [duplicate]

I usually start with \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,landscape]{article} but, How can I set a document font size to 14, 16 or 18 pt ? I had used {\fontsize{16}{1} all document } and have no ...
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Change node distance using a macro and include a label to the background next to the nodes

the picture doesn't fit onto an A4 page. So what I would like to change/add is: the node distance the font size a vertical text which groups nodes together a number infront of each node as the ...
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Palatino font size

I'm using Palatino for my dissertation, but 10pt is too small and 11pt is too large (looks childish). I would like to select something in between. Any suggestions on how to do this? Edit: following ...
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How to change the svmono class of Springer to use 12pt as font size

I want to change the svmono class of Springer in order to use 12pt as font size. I've been looking for in this foro (and others), but the answers didn't work.
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GNUplot command to produce tex files with 12pt font size?

I am using GNUplot in combination with the TikZ terminal by using the command 'set term TikZ standalone color solid size 3.25in,2.25in'. The first line in .tex file that is produced when running ...
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Set frame subtitle size

What is the correct way to set subtitle size? I have this: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\insertframetitle\\\insertframesubtitle} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\scriptsize} ...