{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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Making the font size smaller in this mdframed, and turning into a reusable environment

I am very close to getting the mdframed setting that I want: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage[paper=a4paper,twoside=true,lmargin=4cm, rmargin=4cm,bindingoffset=0cm]{geometry} ...
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How to set the header font size using fancyhdr package?

Basically, I want the header fonts to use a different (smaller) font size than the size I set using \documentclass. What should be the option I'd be using ? \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to decrease the font size of a table in an \input file

I have: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \begin{document} This is the main tex document. \input{tables} \end{document} In the tables.tex file, I only have numerical tables. I want to decrease the ...
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Why does vector graphics font not exist for a certain size?

In my understanding, vector graphics font can be shrunk or expanded without limitation. In other words, its size spans in continuous real numbers. But I got surprised after getting the following ...
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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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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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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 to get larger fonts than \Huge in nodes with tikz?

I need to write large fonts which are included in nodes of a tikzpicture. When I change scale, everything changes but not fonts. Here´s my code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Declaring document-wide font size outside of the document class command

I have a document, where I want two versions: one versions 10pt size and another version, 2 page to a side 12pt. So I currently have: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,oneside,openany,article]{memoir} ...
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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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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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Change font size of \Large etc.

After gaining some insight from How does font size work in TeX?, now I want to change my font size values according to my preference. As a follow up from the linked question, how can I set \Large = ...
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Setting default font size in \newfontfamily

When mixing fonts in XeTeX, some fonts have quite different aspects for the same size. Say, I'm using Linux Libertine as my main font and I want to use Latino Elongated for chapter headings. Latino ...
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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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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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Why is \Cline increasing the font size in my equations?

The Problem When I use \Cline to underline a symbol in my equation, it increases the font size of that symbol. Edit: I don't want this to happen, rather, I would like all of my subscripts to be the ...
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Force font size for entire document

I am writing a document for my university, and it requires that the entire document be written in 12pt font (including title, TOC, header, subheaders, references, body text, etc.). Is there a way to ...
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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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Creating a custom character that automatically adjusts size in math mode? [duplicate]

After a lot of searching, I finally found the .pdf's for the elusive Griffiths script r character used in his ubiquitous undergraduate electrodynamics book. I made a simple package that allows me to ...
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Typesetting a small function with Big parameters

I have a small function that needs to take big parameters. Right now I think that the function part looks too small and implicitly suggests it might be some kind of multiplication instead of an ...
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How to get larger item symbols for some lists in a Beamer presentation?

I am writing a Beamer presentation that mixes normal-size font for some slides, and large-size font for other slides. When I use the itemize environment with a large font, the item symbol (a small ...
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fontsize fractions in the package siunitx

I'm using the siunitx package to problems in physics, but to express the speed units in the style \sfrac, they are too small, how could slightly increase the size? \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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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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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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Reducing bibliography font size

I am using the thebibliography command in LaTeX to generate a bibliography under a "References" heading at the end of a paper. My bibliography is not stored in a separate TeX file, but rather is just ...
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fancyhdr plus fontsize 12pt causes varying vertical alignment of sections

Looking at the example provided in Different headers for different chapters, I noticed something strange: The vertical alignment of sections is varying. I was able to strip the effect down to the ...
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How to change font size of longtable-lines without changing font size of caption?

I'd like to change the font size of all contents of a longtable to footnotesize. However the rest of the document and also the caption (!) shall be (stay) in normal size. (pdflatex is used) How can I ...
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Specifying font sizes [duplicate]

I am trying to change the font size of my document to 8pt. However I can not get it to take effect. I am trying it in the \documentclass declaration. Should it be specified elsewhere? I am using ...
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How to set the listings font for the whole document

How do I change the listing font size of the whole document? I am quite sure that it must be specified in Document->Settings->Listings but I do not know the input parameter for setting the font ...
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Fitting text to exact specific size

I would like to make my text fit a certain size "box" at a specific location. The two problems I am encountering are as follows: This long string should wrap when it hits the 4.5 inch limit but it ...
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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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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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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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Controlling the spacing between lines with \fontsize{}{}\selectfont

I've searched a lot and couldn't find the answer to this one. My puzzle is the following: I use the fix-cm package to change the fontsize of a small poster (letter sized actually) to anounce a ...
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Setting math font size

MATLAB has the ability to "publish" code as an html document. It can include math by taking equations keyed in LaTeX notation, processing it with latex and embedding a bitmap image into the html. An ...
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Control font size \part

I used a former question on TeX.SE to find the command \part*{}. I like everything about it but the font for it is huge. How can I tone down the size of the font for this command. ...
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Set caption font size in memoir

How do I set the default caption font in a memoir? I tried: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage[font=small]{caption} But that gives me a warning: Class memoir Warning: You are using the caption ...
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Changing the font size of a bibliography using BibTeX with the amsrefs package

I am using BibTeX with the amsrefs package to create a bibliography. The output of the bibliography looks to be of a slightly smaller font size that that of the ambient document, and it's imperative ...
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How to change font size in the entire document?

How should I change font size for the entire document? I want to design a presentation and fonts should be larger, all of them.
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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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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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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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Setting font size for caption package

I wish to set the font size for caption package, how should I do it, now I have this in my preamble \usepackage[skip=2pt]{caption}
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Smaller font size in quote environment relative to context

I want to have all quotes in the quote-environment in a smaller font. This is possible with the etoolbox-package and the command: \AtBeginEnvironment{quote}{\small} But if I use a quote-environment ...
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How to change font size in Bibliography using BibTex with apacite package

I am using BibTex for my references with the style package apacite. Within the document I am using the font size 12pt, but would like to use only 11pt fontsize for the references. Sorry, but my ...
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How to increase the size of footnote counters used

I am writing a document in LaTeX for someone who is visually impaired, which means that I have to increase the font sizes for them. How do I increase the size of the font used for the footnote ...
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How to get the right \baselinskip in the annotation with authortitle-dw and smaller font

If I change the font size of the annotations in my bibliography the size changes but the baseline skip doesn’t. I know that TeX uses the last font in a paragraph to calculate the baseline skip, but I ...
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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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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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Change font size in context by percentage [duplicate]

Font sizes can be set with (more or less) absolute commands such as \large, \Large, \LARGE, and so on. Are there also commands that can increase or reduce a font size by some proportion or percentage ...