{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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How can we choose different sizes for letters and numbers?

I want to use, for the same file, the \normalsize for the letters, so for the text in words, and the \footnotesize for the numbers. How can it be possible ? I give an example for illustrating the ...
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\huge doesn't change the font size of equations

I am trying to write a single sentence with large font size which contains a bit of mathematicas. For example, \Huge This is a sentence, $x+x$. But \Huge only changes the font size of the text, ...
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Fitting text of unknown length into a box through font scaling

In a scenario where TeX documents are generated by a script the challenge is to nicely fit text of variable length into boxes of fixed size. There's a default font size suited for 80% of the cases ...
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Change size of font of subscript of underbrace in align environment

I would like to have a bigger subscript S under the underbrace in the following equation and appreciate your help. \begin{align} K&=\frac{E}{(1+i)^r}\cdot \underbrace{\left ...
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Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
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changing relative font size in cls file

I am using a custom class (follow links here if needed: https://cpbl.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/ubc-thesis-under-lyx-manuscript-based-thesis-under-latex/). I don't like the relative sizes of the various ...
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Two parenthesis and a slash all the same size and slightly bigger than the expression contained

I'd like to define a command for the red part in the following expressions: generated by the following code: f(x/y) \qquad f\big( g(x)\big/y\big) \qquad f\Big(h\big(g(x)\big)\Big/y\Big) \qquad ...
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Is \left…\right necessary when there are sub/super-scripts?

$(a_2+b^3)$ or $\left(a_2+b^3\right)$. Which is correct? An experiment shows that in these two expressions the size of parentheses are different. Is \left...\right necessary for correct ...
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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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Text on rectangular spiral with automatic sizing to fill page

I'm wondering how this could be done in TeX: This is along the lines of Text spirals with TikZ but in a rectangle, with all text the same size, and all text should be at right angles (unlike the ...
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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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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Change the font size of a text in a matrix table

I have the following code of tikz... The font size \huge or \tiny does not work, could anyone help? \begin{tikzpicture}[cell/.style={rectangle,draw=black}, nodes in empty cells] \matrix[ matrix ...
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Automatically change font size in main text and footnote

I am typesetting an article with a lot of quotes from poems, and I have defined a command that puts the poem information at the end of the line \newcommand\poemcite[1]{\hfill{\small #1}} But if I ...
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How can I set a letter in a equation both small and bold

I want to set the "\widehat{\mathbf{x}}" part smaller but I've no idea how can I do it. Any suggesting would be very grateful. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} ...
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utopia font type in fourier package shrinks my document

I would like to use the utopia font found in the fourier package, but when I add \usepackage{fourier} a 5 page document shrinks quite a lot, even though I'm using the same font size! The problem ...
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How to change font size in verse environment?

How to center a verse horizontally I am using solution give by @Herbet I try to add desired font size to the verse environment but it did not work for me. my entire document appears at font size 12. ...
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How to adjust the font of the entry numbers in TOC?

My first LaTeX article looks ugly, see above. How to adjust the entry numbers to look more large and in bold? And, without changing the following title text? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Format table number alignment

I am having a few problems with the following code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{ l S[table-format = 4.2] ...
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Changing Figure caption text size. [duplicate]

How can I change the size of text for figure captions? Currently my code looks like, \begin{figure}[H] \centering \includegraphics[scale=1]{Image.png} \caption{Caption} \end{figure} This makes ...
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classicthesis PDF uneven font size in Adobe Reader

I'm using the classicthesis template in Lyx, and I've notice that I'm having strange results when viewing my pdf's through adobe reader. For the small caps style, I'm seeing uneven letter size (for ...
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How should fontspec be set up to exploit the best features of Pro fonts?

Suppose that you have a Pro class fonts such as Adobe Arno which has several design sizes as described below: Design Size Size Ranges Caption: 8 point 5–8.5 point SmText: 10 ...
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Chapter, section, subsections title font size

In my master thesis the specification of the University should be as following: Chapter (font size= 16 and font type= Times New Roman) Section (font size= 14 and font type= Times New Roman) ...
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\scriptstyle placement fine tuning

I need a functional composition operator. I find \circ too big for it, so I've declared a math operator (within the amsart documentclass) as \scriptstyle\circ instead; the size is exactly what I would ...
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Need smaller than \tiny

I use the following to reduce the size {\tiny $$ \begin{array}{|c||c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} but it is still too large. How can I further reduce the size?
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Change the font size in ToC

Here is my problem: \documentclass{article} \renewcommand{\thesubsection}{\arabic{subsection}} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \section*{\LARGE Section 1} ...
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How to adjust given lines automatically

Some of you may know the FlipBeamertheme by Phillip Tanedo (http://www.physics.uci.edu/~tanedo/files/code/FlipBeamerTemplate.pdf) I like the style of it's title. Tanedo used a picture: All three ...
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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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Change line spacing for footnote text only

I have to format a document to this finicky standard: "The entire document cannot exceed 25 double-spaced pages, including all supplementary material, and must be in Times New Roman, 11 point, font. ...
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change font size latex “res” class

I am using res.cls by Michael DeCorte to create my CV. I wanted to increase the font size. \documentclass[resmargin]{res} Any help would be appreciated.
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Change font spacing and size of bibunits \putbib

In the following example I would like to force my references section to be typeset in a smaller font with single (more condensed) spacing. My commands (a spacing environment call and a font small ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`? [closed]

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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Smaller font size for appendix

Because of the large amount of appendix pages, I am looking to change the font size of my appendix text. Google'ing returns lots of links on how to change the title of sections, but I am talking ...
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How can I have bigger fontsize than \fontsize{60}{70}? [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and the font size of the chapter title is defined in the class of the document. Somehow I cannot make bigger than \fontsize{60}{70}. Even if I write \fontsize{3000}{70} I cannot ...
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Understanding how a TOC is generated

I'm trying to understand, in some detail, how a toc is generated. But now I'm thoroughly confused and perplexed after examining the .toc file before and after making a ``slight'' modification. I hope ...
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Text in Tikz node not respecting baselineskip

I'm trying to include a few lines of text in a Tikz drawing, using a custom font size. However, when defining a font size, the baselineskip is only respected for the first line. See the minimal ...
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Making text smaller in one block in tikzposter

I am trying to make an a1 academic poster in tikzposter and need to use 3 references, which I have put into a block using bibtex. Is there a way to make the font in the block I have put references in ...
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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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How to change the “svjour3” class of “Springer” to use 12pt as font size?

I am writing the draft of my paper in the svjour3 class of Springer. It seems that the default font size is 10. I would like to change it to 12. I spent a lot of time to make some changes in "svjour3" ...
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Not enough emphasis on some symbols

I'm trying to write some text in bold font but some symbols are not set in bold properly. The emphasis is set with \bfseries and is correct for :: and = but not enough for > and -. See below image for ...
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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir [closed]

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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How to make the font smaller in the overset?

Consider the following excerpt: The code is below: \begin{eqnarray*} |\xi|\geq R&\pause\Rightarrow &|a(x, \xi)|\geq C|\xi|^m\\ &\pause\overset{|\xi|\geq 1, m\geq 0}\geq & ...
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How to set a distance that rescales with the font [duplicate]

I'm trying to set a distance which is relative to the font size. The problem is that the distance is reused several times in the document, potentially in environments with a different font size. In ...
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How to change the base font size in the middle of a document? [duplicate]

The base font size is defined as an option in the \documentclass. Can I change the base font size in the middle of a document? I would like to have \documentclass[11pt]{article} for part of the ...
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pgfplots change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...
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How to create specific section style using titlesec?

I would like to create section style like in the attached picture, but I didn't find any way how to do it. Usually I'm using titlesec package for section style customizing. Is there any way how to ...
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Scaling the mtpro2 fonts to work with Baskerville

I'm using the MathTime Professional II (mtpro2) fonts with the Monotype Baskerville family. The font used for math letters in mtpro2 is Times New Roman Italic, and this can look quite good when ...
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why \everymath{\scriptsize} works with matrix environment only?

I need to make one equation in an {align*} env. to have very small font, since the matrix is too wide. So I use this method, found in how-can-i-change-the-font-size-in-math-equations \begingroup ...
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Making dotted letters shorter

I'd like to manipulate how the dotted letters look in the text. You can see an example below: Without changing the font or letter itself, is there a way to do this?
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How to change authors font size without changing font face

I am using ACM PROC format and want to change the font size of emails in the author list. When I use \small, the font-face also changes. Is it possible to only change the font size? Here is my code: ...