{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 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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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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Smaller font for the reference section

This is a follow up question to How to reduce the space between the author block and paper text? sig-alternate.cls I am using the template sig-alternate.cls, but I need a smaller font size for the ...
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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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KOMA-script scrreprt: Chapter Heading Size Customisation

This is a continued question from my previous thread I am setting up LaTeX to write my thesis using scrreprt. I have implemented with success all the advised and suggested solutions and have tried to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Want to change footnote size for biblatex-chicago citations

I'm new to biblatex (specifically biblatex-chicago). I'd like to make the size of the footnote citations the same size as the main text. Does anyone know how to change the default font size for the ...
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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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Size Math font – Define different sizes for Display and Text Equations globally

I have a rather long document with plenty of maths and equations. As the equations are quite long I have chosen to use 8pt for equations in the display mode instead of the 10pt normal size. ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`? [closed]

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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How to typeset a letter or grapheme specimen with alternates?

I want to print a font specimen for certain letters, each of which should cover a complete A4 page. The Open Type font contains many letters with several glyphs, which are accessible as character ...
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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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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...