{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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Inconsistent footnote size in converting LaTeX to OpenOffice.org

When a LaTeX document containing 2 footnotes — footnote #1 is plain ASCII, but footnote #2 has diacritics or other extended characters — is converted to odt (OpenDocument Format), the number in ...
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Specify font and font size for equations and math mode? [closed]

I am using a class file that defines commands to change the font and font sizes for normal text for different sections of the document, but it leaves the math mode and equation font and font sizes ...
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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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Font size of Figure Caption Header

My question is about changing the font size. I have to insert two figures side by side. Coming to inserting the captions for the figures individually: Figure 3: blah blah.....................Figure ...
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Need a smaller size for \sum

Using the following code, I get a nice emulation of the calculator screen. However, I'm looking for a way to make the summation signs smaller. Any suggestions? \documentclass{article} ...
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Adjusting font size for fake perspective

I'd like to add text on the paths on the left side with font size continuously adjusted from \Huge to \tiny to achieve a perspective like effect. The font size steps shouldn't be \Huge, \huge, \LARGE, ...
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How can I set default font size to [bp] instead of [pt] in order to use Lyx with XeTex?

I want to use the [bp] font size for the whole document in Lyx 2.0.4 for compilation with XeLatex. My LaTex preamble looks like this: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Help with adjusting line-spacing on custom title page

I'm making a custom title page for my PhD proposal, following the Title Creation article of LaTeX in Wikibooks. However, after many tries I just can't get the title to have a bigger line-spacing. I ...
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Warnings with beamer class and itemize

I'm getting the following annoying warnings: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OT1/cmss/m/n' in size <4> not available (Font) size <5> substituted on input line 16. ... LaTeX ...
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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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Half-point size fonts in LaTeX

How can I get a half point size in LaTeX? Many books use 10.5 pt. Setting point size to 10.5 seems to have no effect. Is there a package that can do that?
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Change font size of text in a table cell

I'm trying to create some beautoful tables with LaTex, but it's kind of hard. How can I change the font size of only some words within a table cell? \begin{tabularx}{\linewidth}{lX} text:&this ...
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Change the title size in scrartcl

I'd like to use a smaller title. I'm using the scrartcl documentclass from the KOMA-Script bundle. I can change it's color font but not it's size. \setkomafont{title}{\normalfont\bfseries\small} ...
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Smaller membership symbol

To mean that x is an element of X, we can write x \in X. However, in the standard packages, the membership symbol that results is too big; it draws too much attention to itself. This is especially ...
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Altering fontsize in equations globally

I am trying to typeset all formulas in an article using \small font. If I use \DeclareMathSizes{9}{8}{6}{4}, then the size of in-line math in regular text is also changed. However, I want to redefine ...
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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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Specifying section font size in points

I'm writing a paper for a conference that requires section headings to have a certain format, with the font size specified in points. There seem to be two packages for changing the fonts of section ...
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Font size of the headline

I wrote a text in LaTeX with the font size as 12 pt. Now, when I create a headline the size is also 12pt. How can I change only the size of the headline? I need a 10 pt size for headlines. MWE: ...
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Change font size of \texttt globally?

I'm using TeX Gyre Pagella as the main font of a document which is typeset using a font size of 10pt. For the technical terms, I want to replace the default Computer Modern Typewriter with Bera Mono ...
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Is there an easy way to change the font and size for Chapter Heading in Memoir?

I'm a total TeX newb - please be nice! :-) How can I change the font and size of Chapter headings? I don't mind where it's placed on the page - but would like it to be a sans-serif font and perhaps ...
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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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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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Setting default font size to 13pt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to specify font size less than 10pt (or more than 12pt)? Many questions in this matter has been posted and most of the answers are related to either using ...
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What is the font size of the references section in the amsart class?

Does anyone happen to know what the default fontsize of the references section in the amsart class is?
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Is it Possible to Obtain Rudin-Style LaTeX Document Format? [closed]

I'm trying to obtain some format settings (or copyable code) for LaTeX documents. Above is a screenshot of Walter Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis (a book I'm sure many people here have ...
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Space between lines

I try to typeset title pages and use LARGE and bold for this. The problem is that the lines seem to be too close to each other. I think it looks bad. Is this the way it is supposed to be? Is there a ...
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What is the difference between \fontsize{…}{some length} and \linespread{some length}?

I notice that the second argument to \fontsize and the first argument to \linespread both seem to change the spacing between lines of text. What is the difference between these? Is there one I should ...
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Font-sizes in figures and subfigures

Assume the following example of two images inside a figure environment The left image uses font-size 10 and is not scaled. Therefore, the numbers on the axes are of the same size as the Main ...
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Change fontsize inside float in KOMA class

I need to change the fontsize to 11pt inside a table environment. The default setting of the document is 12pt using scrartcl, but I need to change this to exact 11pt in the float (the reason is that ...
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Bibliography backref on new line with smaller font size

At the moment I use \usepackage[style=authoryear,dashed=false, abbreviate=false, natbib=true,backref=true,backend=biber]{biblatex} \setlength\bibitemsep{1.7\itemsep} ...
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siunitx + fouriernc = Size substitutions with differences? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: xfrac + siunitx gives me a font warning This document (New Century Schoolbook font in \SI) \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fouriernc} ...
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Modify title page

Is it possible to modify the title page from its default in LaTeX? Example: \documentclass[pdftex,12pt,a4paper,english,dutch,leqno]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{authblk} ...
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Adjust \lxvchars etc. for \documentclass point size

Follow-up to query re: adjusting textheight in memoir Apparently, memoir's \setlxvchars[\normalfont]\setxlvchars[\normalfont] commands standardize the result to 10pt, regardless of the point size ...
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Change font size in context by percentage

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 to enlarge title font size of nomenclature

I use these codes (in preamble): \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cfttoctitlefont}{\LARGE\bfseries} That used for customize the font size of "Table of Content" to be LARGE (about 18pt). So that ...
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Small text in table does not recalculate line spacing

I'm using tabu to create a table that has a couple multi-line cells (the m style). However, when I set the line spacing outside the table, it seems that the space between lines is not recalculated in ...
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Problem formatting a subscript in math mode

$\nu_{\rm FWHM}$ prints FWHM too large. But when I try: $\nu_{\mbox{\tiny FWHM}}$ the size is okay but the kerning looks wrong. What is the best way to make a compact little FWHM subscript tag ...
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How can the default font size for a family be set?

I want to use the luximono font for all my listings and all verbatims. By default, this font seems to be bigger than the rest, so I adjusted my listings with basicstyle=\ttfamily\scriptsize which I ...
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Change the \frametitle font size; height also affected?

I want to change only the \frametitle font size. Changing this, is the height of the frame title going to decrease also? Because I want that. I'm using the Warsaw theme.
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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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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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Equal font sizes in equation while using Beamer

This is a follow-up question to Equations, change the font size I was trying to have equal font sizes in equations like the ones in the above link. Using \DeclareMathSizes{display size}{text ...
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Scaling cmtt to match times

I want to use Times Roman (times) as the default font and Computer Modern Typewriter (cmtt) for monospaced text. However, Computer Modern is a little too large. How do I scale it down document-wide? ...
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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 ...