{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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Changing computer modern font size? [closed]

Can you change the size of computer modern? In a beamer presentation? And, in the article class, why can't it never go over 12pt?
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Arranging a large number of letters on a page

I hope this is not too off topic here, since I cannot think of a place with more experts where I could ask. The background is, that I want to improve my ASCII-art algorithm which works fine (about 70k ...
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Renewing the \@ptsize command

Why the command below don't change the size of the font? I have copied it from book.cls \documentclass{book} \makeatletter \renewcommand*\@ptsize{2} \makeatother \newlength{\hallo} ...
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How to change font size in Index in memoir class?

Each time I build the index with makeindex I have to insert \footnotesize after \begin{theindex} in book.ind file. I use memoir class. Is there an automatic way to do this?
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Change font size of “Table of Contents” heading in memoir and make it bold

I'm using the memoir document class and the babel package and I need to change the size of the "Table of Contents" heading or at least to make it bold. Is it possible?
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What unit of measure is pt in the documentclass?

I would like to know what is the meaning of 13pt in here: \documentclass[a4paper,13pt]{article} My first guess was that it was the size of the characters, but changing the number does not seem to ...
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Mimicking amsart's font sizes in the article class

I've been trying to customize the tableofcontents and sections to my own liking in the amsart class, but a lot (if not all) of the packages for either of these two functions are incompatible with ...
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Default font size to 13pt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Making default font size 16pt I have this header: \documentclass[12pt,italian,a4paper,oneside,openright]{book} When ever i try 13pt or greater i only get smaller font ...
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Subscript size different in LaTeX and Matplotlib

I'm using matplotlib to prepare figures for a LaTeX document. I use TeX-mode in matplotlib. But subscript and superscipt in math mode gets a different size than in my LaTeX document. Rendered with ...
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a4paper ignores 14pt

I need font size = 14 in article document, but when I change \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} to \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{article} font becomes even smaller. How to change font size?
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Typsetting big matrix (but keeping A4 size)

This question is a slight variation of Compiling a BIG matrix, but I need to write a matrix in a A4 or letter size paper; it is a block 48x48 matrix but I can put lot of $0_2$ and $0_4$'s in order to ...
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How to scale all fonts (in the whole document) by certain factor or percentage?

Is there a way to scale the font size of all text in a LaTeX document by a certain factor, something like \scalealltext{factor=0.95}? Edit: Text should reflow, so as to fit (a bit) more text on a ...
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Setting English font size in non-English documents in XeLatex

Consider a non-English document compiled in XeLatex, the standard font size is equal for all English and non-English text. How is it possible to set the size of the English text and change the font ...
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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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Is there an algorithm to determine the best layout and font size for a specific screen? [closed]

If I have a 4:3 7" tablet with a 200PPI screen (as an example), could you algorithmically make a TeX template that would be readable on the screen fullsize without zooming? It would be great if there ...
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Changing size of footnote symbols in titlesec-formatted chapter titles

I am using titlesec to define the formatting of Chapter titles. At present, footnote symbols within these titles appear in the same format, but my author would like them to be somewhat smaller. The ...
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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 ...
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footnotesize not working with longtable and landscape

I can get \footnotesize to work when I'm using landscape & longtable. However, my table is landscape with table-->longtable in the environment, and when I do this I can't get the \footnotesize ...
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Decrease font size in a listing

Hi I am trying to include a short code snippet into one of my beamer slides However one of the lines is not fitting into the slides. Please let me know how to decrease the font size to make the ...
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How to set font size for \caption* (but not \caption)

I need to change the font size from \caption* to 10pt.However, using \captionsetup the \caption font size changes as well. How can I solve that?
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Svmono hack. How to change font size in Springer Verlag Class?

I am writing my Ph.D. thesis with svmono class of Springer-Verlag, but the default size is 10pt and seems to me too difficult to read. I would like to change to 11pt or 12pt. This two option are ...
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How to make the font smaller in IEEE trans?

How to make the font smaller in IEEE trans? I wish to make the font within the minipage smaller \fbox{\begin{minipage}{8.5cm}$(t_{HSbak}{<}1){\land} (t_{FSbak}{<}1) {\land} ...
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Can I make all section headings bigger?

I want to make all section headings in LaTeX document bigger by a given scale. For example, I want all of them have 150% of size that they have now. Can I do that somehow? (Ideally using sectsty)
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font size selection how multiple of \normalsize

is possible make a command like this? \fontsize{2\normalsize}{2\normalsize}\selectfont
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What is the height above the baseline to the middle of an open bracket?

So I have a rule pointing at the middle of the following text. I have achieved this with the following code: \newlength{\Fraiseheight} \setlength{\Fraiseheight}{1ex} ...
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Change the size of the footnote counter IN the footnote

The footmisc package is quite useful for changing the layout/style of a footnote text itself. Eg: \renewcommand\footnotelayout{\scriptsize} However, how do you change the size of the footnote ...
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How to change default font size with XeLaTeX compiler and style file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Making default font size 16pt I need to change font size to 14 points with XeLaTeX. I used: \documentclass[a4paper, 14pt]{report} But the result is still 10pt. I ...
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How to change fontsize of \cmpdref

I was using chemstyle package, but for some utilities I moved to chemnum. With chemstyle I used \renewcommand*{\schemerefformat}{\fontsize{8pt}{8pt}\textbf{}} in order to reduce the font size of ...
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Trouble changing font size in figure legends

I'm trying to set the font size smaller in the legends for all of my figures and tables. The way I was trying to do this was using \AtBeginEnvironment but that doesn't seem to do anything at all. This ...
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Why are text format commands used inside braces?

Most commands in Latex are written with the arguments inside braces following the command: \command{arguments}. But text formatting options, like \em, or \scriptsize are usually written inside the ...
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How to change font size in table of contents?

I would like to know how to change the font size in the table of contents. Maybe make it 14pt or 16pt. \documentclass[12pt]{report} \begin{document} \tableofcontents ...
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Replacing a character with a different one of a different point size [closed]

The following image shows two ways of writing "2009" in Adobe Garamond Pro: The first one is standard 12pt. In the second "2009," the zeros are written with this command: ...
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How to resize a matrix?

I want to see How to reduce the size of a matrix ? I have this code: \begin{center} \[ \begin{blockarray}{cccccc} {\{1\}\{2\}\{3\}} & ...
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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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Changing the font size of the heading

I am writing a report (\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article}) which has an abstract in the beginning. I am using \usepackage{abstract} to write it. Then I am using \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} ...
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Beamer : Changing font size in notes when using \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen}

I'm using Beamer with \setbeameroption{show notes on second screen} to add notes for each slide. I'd like to change the font size of the text in the notes so I can fit more text on the page. Clues?
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How do I control the font of the item text in an enumitem list?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{enumitem} \begin{document} \begin{description}[style=nextline] \item[Label 1] {\sffamily\LARGE item text 1} \item[Label2] Item text 2 \end{description} ...
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how to set the canvas and font size in TikZ?

I am using TikZ to draw standalone pictures using the PreviewEnvironment (which cuts the PDF size around the picture). I then import the PDF figure inside LaTeX using \includegraphics. Let say my ...
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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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Custom LaTeX logo

I'm trying to get this "logo" At the moment I use the following command \mbox{% M\hspace{-0.25ex}% \raisebox{0.18ex}{\tiny A}\hspace{-0.65ex}% T\hspace{-0.65ex}% \raisebox{0.18ex}{\tiny ...
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Reducing font size in equation

I wanted to type an equation in LaTeX. But it is too long to fit into one line. It involves big arrays with many columns so I cannot split it. I wanted to reduce the font size so that it can fit in ...
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Setting height of \includegraphics{} from current display style

I'm thinking about building a new symbol library and I need to test out the command set. I slapped together a quick set of math symbols using a set of commands ...
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Abbreviations for AM, PM (small caps) for use within \textbf

I have been using \textsc for the abbreviations for AM, PM, but it does not work within \textbf{}. As you can see in the image, within a \textbf{}, it reverts to the normal lower case letter. Ulrike ...
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Is it possible to use 12 pt font size in the achemso package?

I am typesetting a report using the achemso package, because it is required that my report be in American Chemical Society (ACS) format. However, I am not submitting to an ACS journal. It is required ...
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Change size of section, subsection, subsubsection, paragraph and subparagraph title

I would like to increase the size of pretty much every headlines, so that it is more prominent than the normal text. I read about the titlesec package, but can't seem to find good example how to use ...
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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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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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Matrix in small size

Does anyone have a good idea for an alternative matrix definition with a font size between the standard size used for say pmatrix and the \scriptstyle size used by smallmatrix? I have several vectors ...
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Top aligning text contents of two parboxes or minipages

I'd appreciate help top aligning the contents of \parboxes containing texts of different sizes as shown in the following graphic. Because one of the texts has a different size it appears to hover ...
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how to make subscripts automatically choose font size

Would it be possible to make subscripts in math mode automatically choose a smaller font when a subscript is in uppercase? E.g., if I have sA, the "A" would appear quite big. Is it possible to tell ...