{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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Using \fontsize and \textbf

I need help understanding what is happening in the below example. I am trying to set the font size to 23pts. But it is only changing the size of the font within the \textbf{}. The text that fills ...
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Texmaker Toolbar More buttons

I've just updated Texmaker to 4.0.2. I've enabled the "file", "edit" and "tools" toolbars. But there is no buttons for changing font size etc. (E.g. in link below where is says "part", "label" and ...
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set fontsize for TikZ figure

I have made many figures with tikz and want to include them in a template. Unfortunately I used ex as a measure and the template I have to use redefines the font size. THis leads to wrong distances in ...
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how to correctly display “deutsche Schreibschrift” in equations

It's possible to use the so-called "Suetterlin" (or deutsche Schreibschrift?) fonts in latex, see http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.german/15805 I find these fonts correspond more to what ...
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Beamer: description item with tiny font [duplicate]

In Beamer, I use the following code \setbeamerfont{description item}{size=\tiny} but it seem not to work. How can I make description items use tiny as fontsize?
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How to get a bigger font?

At here How do I install two fonts into a document? I used two fonts. How to get a bigger font for chapters, sections and subsections?
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The size of a font - larger

this is my document: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{czech} \begin{document} \begin{quote} \itshape\uv{V poledne vám přijde textová zpráva z neznámého čísla, že máte večer dorazit ...
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The size of a font

I have to rewrite the text I have here, but I cant find the same "size" of a font. I am doing it this way: \fontsize{10.4pt}{16pt}\selectfont and it is close to the result, but still not the same. ...
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Optimum parameters for 1280x727 screen?

I'm going to experiment with using my Android tablet to lecture from this coming semester: moving between LaTeX PDFs and a handwriting note app. My usable screen size is 1280 x 727 pixels (there's a ...
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How can I set a document font size to 14, 16 or 18 pt? [duplicate]

I usually start with \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,landscape]{article} but, How can I set a document font size to 14, 16 or 18 pt ? I had used {\fontsize{16}{1} all document } and have no ...
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Change node distance using a macro and include a label to the background next to the nodes

the picture doesn't fit onto an A4 page. So what I would like to change/add is: the node distance the font size a vertical text which groups nodes together a number infront of each node as the ...
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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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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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GNUplot command to produce tex files with 12pt font size?

I am using GNUplot in combination with the TikZ terminal by using the command 'set term TikZ standalone color solid size 3.25in,2.25in'. The first line in .tex file that is produced when running ...
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Set frame subtitle size

What is the correct way to set subtitle size? I have this: \documentclass{beamer} \setbeamertemplate{frametitle}{\insertframetitle\\\insertframesubtitle} \setbeamerfont{frametitle}{size=\scriptsize} ...
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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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Left aligned Abstract

The following is an example code. I want to make the title of "Abstract" left-aligned. And how to change the size of "Abstract"? Thank you for answers! \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ...
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Bold face title and different font sizes in the same title

How could I make every character bold in the title? Also, is it possible to make "Faculty of Science" smaller size than the University's name at the same time? I'm new to TeX. \documentclass{article} ...
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Using 2 different fontsizes in scrpage2 header

I am trying to use two different fontsizes in the headers of my document. The pagestyle is set via \newpagestyle. By using \addtokomafont I was able to change the fontsize of the entire header. ...
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Get current font size as length

I understand from THIS question that the current font size can be determined. But how can I convert this to a length value? \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \newlength{\mytextsize} %This ...
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How to adjust the Beamer default font size more finely?

I can adjust the default font size for a Beamer presentation using any of these options: \documentclass[pdf,12pt]{beamer} % very small \documentclass[pdf,14pt]{beamer} % small ...
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Mathpazo has broken \left and \right

If I use mathpazo then it seems that \left\Vert and \right\Vert generate the wrong size in one case: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{mathpazo} \begin{document} {\Large $\left\Vert ...
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How to format CE/BCE?

Yes, there is the abbrevs package. It provides me with AM, PM, BC and AD. But what would be a sensible way to format the "Common Era" / "Before Common Era" prefixes / suffixes?
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Why does \relsize{-1} in normal size not result in \smaller?

This is maybe just me being unable to find the corresponding part of the manual, but I'd expect relsize's \smaller or \relsize{-1} to have the same effect as using \small inside normal-sized text. ...
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How to increase size of the diacritic/accent mark selectively without changing the alphabet size

I am using a typeface that has limited support for letters with diacritics. I am looking to use the features in latex (I'm using xetex on ubuntu) for providing the glyphs I am missing. My font has ...
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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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Does LaTeX automatically change fonts when switching between Title, Author, Date, and Body Text or sizes modifiers?

I have a question regarding the inner workings of the system. Let us assume that I am using the article class. I cannot help but notice that the title seems to have a different look than the body ...
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Unused Global Option (Point Size) [duplicate]

I've been trying to configure the margins on my file for 6x9 paper size, but ended up using the layout for a5 paper. For some reason I have not been able to set the point size since I have made those ...
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Reduce float size to fit page

I've got a longish sidewaystable which currently is to large for its page. At least with \footnotesize it is. With \scriptsize it becomes too small, which looks strange and is hard to read. Is there ...
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fontspec: Load an italic text font so that it has the same x-height as the “main” (roman) text font

Suppose that one likes the "upright" shape of the font Sabon Next LT Pro, but prefers the "italic" shape of the font Garamond Premier Pro over the italic shape of Sabon Next. (Both fonts are ...
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tiny fonts for IEEEtran not working on biblography

I added \tiny before adding \bibliographystyle. But it is not changing the font size. Any suggestions for reducing the font size of the reference? \tiny{ \bibliographystyle{IEEEtran} ...
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Font size of some sections in toc smaller than others

I am using the article class with a rather standard setup in LyX. In my TOC some sections with longer titles are displayed with a smaller font size even though there is enough space to the page ...
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How change math font size in power?

How can I change the font for power such a way that the power symbol is rendered much smaller than the number 3 in the following formula? I need to sum (necessarily with \displaystyle) was much ...
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small font of text under table, but keeping table size itself normal

When making a table in lyx using tex coding (ERT): I want some explanation text in a small font under the table (using \multicolumn). But when i type {\small [text]} the entire table shrinks, even if ...
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Is there a way to use different local font files for different font size in fontspec?

I am a big lover of the EB-Garamond fonts by Georg Duffner. As of now, he has made two sets of font files, EB-Garamond-8 and EB-Garamond-12, respectively for “design size 8pt” and “design size 12pt”. ...
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page size and font size in latex beamer

I need to add page size as Letter Paper: 8-1/2X11 and font size 24 pt but the following code does not worked. What is a solution for these two changes? \documentclass[24pt]{beamer}
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Reducing size of dedication

I'm writing my thesis in the LyX template that's based on Koma-Script book ("scrbook.cls"). I'm using \dedication to add a quote as the motto. Is there a way to make the font size of this text ...
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Determine width of verbatim characters

I would like to determine how many characters of the verbatim font that fits on a text line. Consider: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fancyvrb} \begin{document} \noindent\hrulefill ...
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Text size in inkscape

I use the pdf+tex output for inkscape drawings so image fonts match document fonts and TeX can render the mathematics. When I scale the image for inclusion in my document, text does not scale (a well ...
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Scaling tikz-cd labels

I'd like to scale a custom symbol drawn in tikz, such that it's the same size as surrounding text in a tikz-cd diagram. For example, in the following code I'd like the box to the left of A_2 to be ...
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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 ...