{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

10
votes
2answers
5k views

Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
4
votes
0answers
125 views

How to mantain consisten font size in different plots

I usually embed numerous R plots in my TeX documents. knitr is very handy in helping me producing plots using the same font family of the TeX document. But a different problem of consistency is given ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Table of Contents Font Size Change

I am in the final stages of writing my dissertation and right now, I am trying to make my dissertation to match the graduate school standards. One of the issues that I am currently struggling with is ...
2
votes
2answers
280 views

Adjusting text size in Tikz

I want to adjust my text size in the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes} \usetikzlibrary{plotmarks} \begin{document} \tikzset{fontsize=20} ...
2
votes
1answer
102 views

Creating a modular document [closed]

I have already created 25 different files that I whish to include in a long document. My first attempt is as shown below: \documentclass[10pt, twoside,letterpaper]{report} ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

gnuplot + epslatex: \footnotesize in the plot title leaves much space to the left of the key

As the title said, using \footnotesize in plot ... title '\footnotesize Some Title' leaves much space to the left of the corresponding key. The space can be annoying with grids. As you can see in ...
3
votes
1answer
558 views

Change appearance of nomenclature title but not in ToC

I am trying to change the header of the nomenclature section. I would like it to be a different font and all upper case. If I rename \nomname with \renewcommand{\nomname}{\MakeUppercase ...
1
vote
0answers
26 views

\setfontsize doesn't seem to set the baseline skip [duplicate]

For a custom title page I need to set the font size to a specific value not covered by any of the standard \Large etc. font sizes. Therefore, I use the \fontsize command. Reducing to a minimal example ...
3
votes
1answer
292 views

Latex posters - to scale or not to scale

I am designing a rather large poster (850mm x 2150mm) and trying to figure out whether to create it in actual size or whether to create a smaller version and scale it up afterwards. The two comments ...
11
votes
3answers
446 views

How to change letter spacing / condense letters together

I'm starting up with LaTeX today in order to be able to produce better-looking PDFs for university assignments. I'm working through a list of small exercises, handed out by a volunteer professor, and ...
6
votes
2answers
441 views

Bold monospace font extra-large

I would like to print very large (e.g., font size 43) monospaced bold text. The methods I know don't seem to go together: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{anyfontsize} ...
3
votes
1answer
423 views

Mathptmx - number subscript too large

I don't know if this is actually intentionally, but if I use the font: \usepackage{mathptmx} and type e.g.: \beta_{8,t} it looks kind of weird, because the 8 is so much larger than t. If I use ...
6
votes
2answers
174 views

Space between floats and text after special declaration of font size for scrbook

Our designer suggested a font size of 10.5. We passed this as an option to the srcbook class and everything seems to work fine except the space between main text and floats. With fontsize=10.5 much ...
2
votes
1answer
398 views

(longtable threeparttablex) table notes font size

What I need is the font size of table notes being 8pt. Reading the package documentations and the questions here, I as a beginner tried: \usepackage{threeparttablex} ...
2
votes
1answer
172 views

\SetBgContents text size

I was trying to add custom page number style using the background package. here is my code \makeatletter \AddEverypageHook{% \SetBgPosition{0.5\textwidth,.05\textheight} ...
2
votes
2answers
789 views

Making parts of equations larger

Is there a way to make only a part of an equation larger? I'm working with the code below, but I feel like the s-angle-n and a-angle-n are far too small and would really like to make them both bigger ...
2
votes
1answer
292 views

TexWorks giving error message

I have this code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[Training And Placement Cell]{Training And ...
3
votes
1answer
401 views

Changing font size of chapter headings the same as that of section

I have a memoir document that has mystyle chapter copied from Modify default memoir chapter style. How can I change the font size of the chapter to the same as that of section? Or, how I can I ...
5
votes
1answer
949 views

Beamer: Increase square enumerate size when using 14pt font

I'm using beamer with 14pt and when I use enumerate or itemize it doesn't look just right: I'd like to have: The squares slightly larger The squares centered vertically I have tried to play ...
3
votes
1answer
184 views

How to change font-size for a grammar declaration

I have a grammar declaration like this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{syntax} \begin{document} ... \begin{figure}[h!] \begin{grammar} <A> ::= `<--' ...
3
votes
1answer
129 views

How to get rid the indent after the equation

Since my equation in LaTeX is quite large I have decided to increase its size in the following way: % \begin{small} \begin{eqnarray} bla bla bla bla ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

TikZ: the scale option changes font size

When I use \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=X] with X<1/X>1 then font size of text in the picture is also changed. I need to use [scale=2] or [scale=0.5] and to preserve font size (e.g. normalsize). ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

How to set font size for all verbatims in Beamer presentation?

I'm trying to read through the Beamer manual, but I don't even really know what I'm looking for, so please help. How do I change globally (but even if it is a per-frame, it will be still good) size ...
4
votes
1answer
238 views

Change fontsizes and distances between 2 lines

I have a problem with my fontsizes. I want to change the fontsize of my titles globally in my Latex document. I therefore created a newcommand. Here is a MWE ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

How to change the font size of the whole abstract in the article class

I am using the following to generate an article with 12pt and 1.5 linespread: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I change the font size of the number in minted environment?

How can I change the font size of the number in minted environment? The font can be modified with fontsize parameter, but the number on the left side is not affected with it. This is the code: ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

How do you make the \in symbol smaller? [duplicate]

By default, \in produces a lunate epsilon that is just a crazy, ridiculous size. What is the most correct way to make it smaller?
6
votes
2answers
287 views

dynamic font size for hbox

I would like to create an element in TeX, that is defined as a horizontal box with fixed width and to have few lines (three in my case). Each line should align by its size to the hbox size ...
4
votes
1answer
92 views

Change fontsize class option after being set in a format

I use mylatexformat to build easily format files. Consider the following file \documentclass[10pt]{article} % This is file t.tex \begin{document} Test \end{document} I then run pdflatex -ini ...
5
votes
2answers
258 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

subsection font size in table of content, beamer

Is there any possibility to change the font size of the subsections, shown in the table of content? Using the beamer class?
5
votes
1answer
3k views

in beamer, change fontsize of selected slides with nested lists

I want to change the font size of particular frames, and when I use \fontsize{<font size>}{<value for \baselineskip>}\selectfont as suggested by this post, I found it does not change ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

letter class font size

How can I increase the base font size to 14pt in standard letter class using xelatex for ease of reading for presbyopic people? which font has better visibility?
4
votes
1answer
306 views

Font size control for pifont characters

How can I enlarge the font size of pifont characters? I tried to use \large{\ding{204}}, but it doesn't work.
3
votes
1answer
571 views

change font size in rectangle node but keep node size

I am trying to change the font size in a rectangle node but still have the rectangle a predefined size (the one of t=other rectangles). And also, I would like to left align in some nodes, and have a ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

saner listings monospace font size relative to surrounding text size [duplicate]

Is it possible to make listings and especially inline listings font size to be saner? It appears that the font size is chosen so that capital letters of the monospace font are full height of a line. ...
5
votes
2answers
602 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
26k views

Number of pages decreases when font size increases

Number of pages in my pdf-document [article] decreases when font size increases – and v.v.! It kind of resembles an optimum of maximum page numbers as function of font size (which I don't ...
11
votes
1answer
135 views

Size of indices (sub- and super- scripts)

I've been looking around for a way to change the size of indices (all through the manuscript). I found a lot of stuff, which could work, but I refuse to use without understandind. (See for example ...
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Font size in moderncv

How can I change the title font size (First name, Family Name) in a resume written using moderncv package?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Size of the appendix title for report

Is there any way I can reduce the font size of the Appendix title. Default one is creating the font size of the chapter. \documentclass[12pt,twoside,onecolumn]{report} ...
5
votes
2answers
17k views

How can I change the font size of the authors and the affiliation in Latex?

I have something like this: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper, twocolumn]{article} % 11pt for all the article \begin{document} \font\myfont=cmr12 at 16pt \title{{\myfont MY TITLE}}%Title in 16pt \author{MY ...
5
votes
1answer
215 views

different sized page numbers due to \usepackage{helvet}?

I am at the end of finishing my thesis and after printing it out for final corrections I recognized that the sizes of the page numbers differ sometimes. For example page "10" and page "11". Especially ...
0
votes
1answer
474 views

How can I change the font size of the title and the font size of the authors in Latex?

I need a font size of 16pt for the title and 12pt for the authors. I'm writing an article class document in 11pt: \documentclass[11pt, a4paper, twocolumn]{article}
4
votes
0answers
600 views

Changing Size of Arrows, Labels, Loops in Diagrams and Directed Graphs [closed]

Consider this MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tkz-graph, tikz-cd} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.markings} \begin{document} Blah ... blah. ...
2
votes
1answer
210 views

text size in pgfplotstable tables

What's the easiest way to control the text size of all non-header cells of a column in a table created by pgfplotstable? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

Awkward line spacing with \LARGE font size

I'm confused about the look of my rendered output. It looks strange. I'm not doing anything special, but it looks like there is not enough vspace between the lines? The letters are almost touching. I ...
12
votes
4answers
4k views

How to choose font size given the paper size

How do you choose what font size to use given the paper size in use? For example, I found somewhere that for a European standard the following is recommended: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} ...
6
votes
2answers
511 views

Using footnotesize in ctable package

I have a long table requiring the use of a \footnotesize. The table is made using a \ctable package as follows. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctable} \usepackage{booktabs} \begin{document} ...
5
votes
1answer
242 views

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 ...