{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 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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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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How to change fontsize in lstlisting without losing bold syntax highlighting?

If I load the listing package to set nice code and change the font size (like suggested there: Shrinking monospace style for listings package), I lose the syntax highlighting, because the font does ...
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Default article-like classes with compact bibliography

In most academic journal styles, the bibliography is typeset in a much more compact fashion than in the usual classes. Compare for instance these two: The former is obtained with siamltex.cls, ...
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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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How does \footnotesize map to \fontsize{size}{baselineskip}

We can change font size using {\fontsize{size}{baselineskip} \selectfont .....} with the anyfontsize package. I want to know what size and baselineskip values the following commands result in: ...
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Changing the fontsize of selected column in table

I want to decrease the font-size of a selected column. I tried \documentclass{article} \usepackage{multirow,array} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
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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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Is an adjustable font in figures possible?

When I resize my pdf figures and graphs I often find that the text in these figures become too small to read. Is there a way of ensuring that the font in figures match the body text?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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possible memoir bug with font sizes and \tightlists

It looks to me like memoir is not honoring \tightlists for certain font sizes (nor firmlists, btw). A picture is worth a thousand words: The source code for the screenshot is included below. You ...
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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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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 do I display text at 60pt or even 600pt?

I am new to LaTeX. I am having a hard time creating a font past 40 points. Here is my code: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} \begin{document} \fontsize{40}{48}\selectfont hi \end{document} ...
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Changing the baselineskip in marginpar

I’m adding explanations for definitions in the margin paragraph. I have a macro which looks as follows (simplified): \newcommand*\define[2]{% \marginpar{{\sffamily\footnotesize\textbf{#1}: #2}}} ...
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Changing fontsize within soul underline

This question is related to How to create a newcommand for fontsize?. I would like to change the fontsize within \ul of the soul package. For example: ...
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Libertine Font Greek Letters Size

As you can see the greek letters from pxfonts are bigger than the numbers. How can i fix the size? The numbers size is the better. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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Redefine the default depth of superscript and subscript document-wide

The behavior of subscript and supscript operator _ and ^ is like a blackbox to me, I am curious if I could redefine the behavior of them globally for a document. I searched the forum and found ...
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Garamond Premier Pro, optical sizes, XeLaTeX v. LuaLaTeX [closed]

Update: I upgraded to TeX Live 2013 and things have gotten slightly worse, see end of post for details. I have Garamond Premier Pro and I'm trying to make sure my documents use all the appropriate ...
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Change font size inside the document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change font size mid document? This is my code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.5} \begin{document} \include{Chapter1} ...
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Is there any way to make lowercase \chi bigger?

I was just wondering if it's possible to make lower case \chi bigger. Basically I want the equation \chi^2_0 = \frac{1}{2} to have more space between the 2 and 0 like all the textbooks have but the ...
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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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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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How do I enforce a font size on a newly-defined symbol while using it in math mode?

I've defined the following new commands: \newcommand{\atoi}{\mathrm{\rotatebox[origin=c]{180}{$\iotaup$}}} \newcommand{\scriptatoi}{{\scriptsize{\mathrm{\rotatebox[origin=c]{180}{$\iotaup$}}}}} to ...
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Prevent equation labeling to change sizes

Everytime i change equation font size using \footnotesize the label (for example (3.12)) on the right side also changes its size. Is tere a way to change equation font size but not its label font ...
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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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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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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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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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What are some efficient LaTeX fonts? (fonts that are readable at small sizes/don't take up a lot of space) [closed]

I am trying to find a font that is readable at small sizes. Basically I need to squeeze many things together in a small space. However I am unable to find much information available about what fonts ...
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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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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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Section Counter: 0.1 steps, starting at 1.1

I'm using \part* and \section in order to formate my file. The problem is now, that \section just countrs from 1 to n. But what I actually need is the sections counting from 1.1 to 1.n, and then, ...
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Reduce pseudocode font size (not global)

In this example I would like to reduce the pseudocode font size, but only for this slide while keeping the others in the default font size. How can I do that?
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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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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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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 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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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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How to change the fontsize of the \part command

I am using the report style and I would just like to change the fontsize of the \part command. How do I do it ?