{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 the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
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Title fontsize affects the fontsize of the content

I change some of my titles fontsize, for instance, the first chapter and first appendix \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside,titlepage]{report} ...
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\@setfontsize vs. \fontsize

What are the differences between \@setfontsize and \fontsize? For example, in Martin Scharrer's answer to How to create a newcommand for fontsize? he says: This is done by calling ...
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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 to change font size of all text in a table?

Hi I am trying the following code but only the first row (the headings) is being changed to the specified font size. How can I make the whole table's font size change? \begin{table}[!htbp] ...
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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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LateX: text going smaller and smaller

I guess this is an unusual question as I have not found anything related (then again, maybe I searched poorly). So what I would like to do is having an enumeration (in a beamer slide) go smaller and ...
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How to change the fontsize in the heading of the glossary

I set up a glossary using the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[nonumberlist]{glossaries} \usepackage[printonlyused]{acronym} \makeglossaries \newacronym{cmp}{CMP}{Common Mid ...
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Does XeLaTeX automatically select optical sizes for a given font, if available?

I've been intrigued by a great feature of XeLaTeX (perhaps it was already a feature of (La)TeX) for a long time -- its ability to automatically select the appropriate optical size of a font for a ...
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Command for fontsize-dependent code selection

I have heard of a LaTeX-command which provides font-dependent code selection in math mode, but I forgot the name of it and cannot find it – Here is what I mean: \unknownCommand{display size ...
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Set minimum math font size

Example: \begin{equation} \begin{array}{ll} \textrm{stejne rozptyly:} & U = \frac{ \bar{x}_1 - \bar{x}_2 }{ s \sqrt{ \frac{1}{n_1} + \frac{1}{n_2} } } \\ \textrm{ruzne ...
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How do you get a scriptscriptstyle-sized prime?

As you go from \displaystyle to \scriptstyle to \scriptscriptstyle, letters and numbers, for instance, shrink. Weirdly, to my mind, the prime symbol (') shrinks from \displaystyle to \scriptstyle, ...
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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 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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Layout for seminar paper; justified, font, size, spacing

I just started university and decided to graduate from Word for writing my papers, thesises and so on. But I have some problems with probably the most simple things... I got this template: here the ...
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Special non-standard font sizes for different types

The more I read about fontsizes in LaTeX, the more confused I've become. I don't know how to meet my requirements, which are the following: text = 11pt --> This works. footnotes = 9pt --> This ...
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Text does not fit foot line space

For my next essay, I got some requriements from my teacher. The layout concerning headlines and footlines should be like this (as there is no adequate Times New Roman I chose Arial): ...
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Using multiple system fonts

I'd like to use 3-4 different specific system fonts (e.g., Georgia, HelveticaNeui Light, and Lucida Sans) with certain font sizes for different sections of a page. How would I do this? Edit: Thanks ...
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How best to change the font size (etc) of threeparttable's table notes?

How best to change the font size (etc) of the threeparttable table notes ? Google returned these (duplicate) unanswered stubs (in English and German, but with pictures ;) ...
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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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Anki - LaTeX, Math Font Size, & DeclareMathSizes

I use the Anki flashcard program and render math equations using LaTeX within the program. The problem is that the font sizes are generally too big, unless the equation is really long, in which case ...
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BibLaTeX: Wrong indentation when changing font size?

BibLaTeX seems to calculate wrong indentation when I change the fontsize. The lines following the first one are a little to the left than the first line (see the red line). MWE: ...
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\beamergotobutton size

How do I change the default size of the button? Right now I have a frame looking like this: \documentclass[T]{beamer} \definecolor{links}{HTML}{2A1B81} ...
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How can I fix the size of parentheses around stacked function symbols?

I apologize if this is a duplicate, I looked at a number of other questions regarding parentheses size but didn't find an answer to my problem. I'm trying to stack two function symbols within ...
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Package tocloft change font size

So I have just started using tocloft in LaTeX for my report in order to generate a list of equations. The list works fine and it does what I need it to, but the only issue so far is that the heading ...
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How to scale fonts including sections and subsections?

I am trying to scale the fonts in my document with the scalefnt package. However it only affects the body text and not the section or subsection headings, as the following example shows: ...
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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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Adjusting font size with TikZ picture

Taking from the PGF manual, \begin{tikzpicture} \draw [help lines] (0,0) grid (3,3); \coordinate (a) at (rnd,rnd); \coordinate (b) at (3-rnd,3-rnd); \draw (a) -- (b); \node (c) at (1,2) ...
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Knitr and tikzDevice not working together with article options

I have a problem with knitr and tikzDevice, like someone before me. (See tikzDevice is not getting sizes right (knitr) .) He used dev.args to get rid of this error, but if I run this code through ...
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Freeing space by Formating the size of citations on slides in Beamer using Biblatex

I want to change the size of my citations on the slides. My relevant preamble: \usepackage[style=apa,sorting=nyt,backend=biber]{biblatex} \DeclareLanguageMapping{ngerman}{ngerman-apa} ...
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tikzDevice is not getting sizes right (knitr)

I am using OSX, pdflatex, R (cran), tikz/tikzDevice and knitr to create my documents. My problem is that the font sizes of the produced tikZ-file do not match the LaTeX document font sizes. Result / ...
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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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Making arrow heads smaller using “arrowsnew” [closed]

I want to make the arrowheads smaller on the $\delta v_A$ arrow and on the [<->] arrows. I made the file from this post Is it possible to change the size of an arrowhead in TikZ/PGF? but it ...
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Font size not working [duplicate]

I process the code using XeLaTeX. My first line: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,titlepage]{article} Above works. Unfortunately anything other than 12pt seems to result in a default size (size 10pt I ...
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How can I scale my bibliography section to a specific font size including the section name

I would like to resize my bibliography section to a specific font size including the section name and so I'm wondering how can I do it maybe using \scalebox{scale}{object}. Here is how I call my ...
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equations that are too large to fit on one line

I have an equation that is too long to fit on one line: x = a + b + c + d + e + f as an example of what it looks like. What is the correct way to handle this? Do i break it up over multiple lines? ...
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“songs” package, chord size

I am trying to write an A6 songbook in latex(just getting started). For chords above lyrics I use the songs package, but the chords looks bigger than the lyrics. Can't find anything in the ...
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Font Size Conversion

I am writing a document that is supposed to be typeset in Time New Roman or equivalent. The problem I have is that 12pt in font A is not the same as 12pt in font B. So is there a conversion table of ...
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Controlling the spacing between lines with \fontsize{}{}\selectfont

I've searched a lot and couldn't find the answer to this one. My puzzle is the following: I use the fix-cm package to change the fontsize of a small poster (letter sized actually) to anounce a ...
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How can I change the normal font size of my sections?

I have a document using the style file that appears below. I would like to increase the size of the font being using for normal section text. What do I change in the style file for increased font ...
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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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A table font size smaller than tiny?

I have looked and there are answers for LaTeX documents, but not a way to implement it in LyX. If I have a table and it just does not fit, is there a way to get a text size smaller than \tiny in LyX? ...
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Broken display of 11pt typewriter text in Acrobat Reader [duplicate]

I set some all-caps words in my document as typewriter. Using scrartcl as documentclass, with a default fontsize of 11pt, yields a PDF that looks rather bad in Acrobat Reader. Here is an example: ...
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Reproducing Foreign Affairs Magazine's Style

I wanted to reproduce (or get something close to) the style the Foreign Affairs magazine uses (link to a sample article below) using fontspec and XeLaTeX. Right off the bat I don't know what their ...
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Font sizes in new theorem style?

I would like to produce a new theorem style such that the text in the body is 10pt, instead of 11pt (size of the document). I tried adding 10pt for the body font, but does not compile: ...
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Change font size in arabtex package

I need to write some words in Arabic in a LaTeX file. I'm currently using arabtex package to do that as following: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{arabtex} \begin{document} \RL{f.s.hY ...
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Complicated tikzpicture for theorem of multivariabe continuous functions

I'm attempting to construct a tikzpicture that looks like this: Here's what I have: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[english]{babel} ...
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Using same font for \texttt and \Verb

I would like to configure my document to use exactly the same font for \texttt and \Verb. I got as far as this, which still misses making \ttdefault smaller: \documentclass{article} ...
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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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Tabbing and font size change

As a follow up of a previous question Paragraph break when combining tabbing and font change I need to type snippets of code within a tabbing environment, but sometimes I need to change the size of ...