{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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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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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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Which font should be used for diagrams/graphs/flow charts?

I'm using the standard serif fonts in KOMA script for typesetting my thesis, 11pt for normal text. What font and font size would be recommended for use in graphs, diagrams and flow charts? The same ...
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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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Changing font size of list items and subitems

I've noticed that when I change the font size of a list, the font size is not automatically changed for its sublists. Is there a way to change the font size for a whole list? \documentclass{beamer} ...
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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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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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How to set a small default font size with beamer?

I use beamer class with newcent package for the font. I set \documentclass[8pt]{beamer} at the top of my tex file. But I think the font is still too large. In my beamer theme, I tried to set : ...
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How to use \footnotesize with longtable command?

I am using \longtable command in a thesis preamble. My problem is that my data are large numbers, and I need to reduce the size of the table to footnote size. I tried using ...
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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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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 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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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 ?
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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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Setting font size AFTER \documentclass

I've seen a few related questions, but can't find one that actually answers this question. What I want to do is to specify the font size AFTER \documentclass. I don't want to change the command line, ...
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change the font of table caption

In my poster doing with baposter, I need to change a font of some figures. I know that we can use \usepackage[font=small,labelfont=bf]{caption} to cnfigure the font of the caption. In a specific ...
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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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Typesetting digraph with weighted edges, varying vertex size, multiple lines in vertex

I would like to draw the graph displayed in the following picture with TikZ and also do some modifications: Firstly I want to carry the labels of the nodes to the inside as a second line. For ...
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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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Make different font sizes in a table align at top, not bottom

I have a situation similar as to this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tiny} \begin{tabularx}{\textwidth}{|>{\normalsize}X|X|X|} \hline Foo ...
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\small wrapped around table doesn't work

Nothing happens, even though I've applied \small around the table. No observable change in font size. Howcome? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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size of page number in footer

I set the size of the text using \fontsize, but this seems to have no effect on the page number. I want to keep the pagestyle as plain. How can I make the font used to print the page number "grow" in ...
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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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Underbraced text under sum is in different size from other

Text in underbrace under sum is bigger than other. \sum_{{\{a,b,c,d,e,f\}=\{\underbrace{a,b,c,d}_{4\ terms}},e,f\}} How can I solve this neatly.
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limiting effect of \huge{} to only specified text

I am creating a beamer presentation where I want a heading for a slide in larger font, followed by the body of the slide in smaller font. Problem being, my current approach appears to cause all of the ...
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Custom text style for outlines (enumerate) levels

I'm using the outlines package, and I'm curious to know how to modify the font properties of the text at different levels. For example, how can I make text beside \1 bold and small-caps and slightly ...
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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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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in parcolumns

Here's my test case... \documentclass[english,twocolumn]{article} \usepackage{parcolumns} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[pangram]{blindtext} \begin{document} \begin{parcolumns}{2} \colchunk[1]{ ...
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How do I change the font size of the \tag content globally?

Is it possible to set the font size for the \tag{} content from the align environment globally? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} 1+1=2 \tag{test} ...
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Should I use \documentclass[12pt]{article} with \Large or \documentclass{article} with \LARGE?

So, I'm working on making some cards, and they need to have nice, large, clear text. So I've set the text to be \LARGE. Then I was thinking, am I doing bad things to the font by over-enlarging it? It ...
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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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How to change section/subsection font size? [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper that requires the section titles to be in 12pt font, I can get the title to be in 12pt using: \section{\fontsize{12}{15}\selectfont Introduction} but the section number does not ...
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Beamer and description environment text size

Is it possible to define a the description environment size like it its possible with itemize and enumerate? \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate body}{size=\small} \setbeamerfont{itemize/enumerate ...
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Setup font size of different types to be the same

For mathematical documents i like using the fourier package with the upright option, however the symbols \mathcal produces are quite too quirky in my opinion, so I replaced them with the default font ...