{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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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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tikz - Multi-line text size

I am using this command: \newcommand{\orgnode}[2]{\node[shape=rectangle,draw=black,align=center] at (#2) {\Large #1};} to make basic ORG chart nodes. I want the text size Large. This works with one ...
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Set custom margin for the res class

I am trying to make my resume using the res class. the problem that I am facing is with the page borders. How I do I set in acc Here is what My .tex file looks like ...
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make smaller some relation in math environment

I wrote the code below, but I want to make smaller the \left\vert‎\left(‎\dfrac{1}{16},‎\dfrac{1}{16}‎\right) ‎‎\right‎‎‎\rangle_{1,2} how should I do that? \documentclass{article} ‎‎ ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) ...
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How do I decide the font size in figures for ACM SIG?

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper. And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib and MS visio. What is the recommended font size in figures (for xlable, ylable, ...
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LaTeX — specify font point size?

I want to use a font size other than the standard LaTeX list of tiny, huge, etc. How can I do that?
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Centering chapter/section/subsection and font size

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{letterpaper, left=1.25in, right=1.0 in, top=1.0in, bottom=1.0in, includefoot} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Half point font sizes in AMS book [duplicate]

How can I typeset my book in a 10.5pt font size using the amsbook document class? I tried using \fontsize{10.5}{12}\selectfont but it doesn't seem to work.
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How to make the title larger in Tikz poster? [closed]

How does one increase the font size of the title of a poster using Tikz Poster?
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How to generate a smaller \sim with respect to text

When I use \sim I get: Is there a way to make the \sim sign smaller with respect to the text? I looked online but did not find what I was looking for. Thanks.
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Use 24 pt font size in my poster with beamerposter

I'm still new using beamerposter. I found the template by Nathaniel Johnston here. There is a default setting in the template. However I'm not sure what the font size is. Now, I was recommended to use ...
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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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How to change the font size of the abstract in KOMA-script?

More obviously, the following does work: \addtokomafont{abstract}{\footnotesize} Less obviously, the following does not work either: \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\abstract}{\footnotesize}{}{}{} ...
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Change fontsize for CJK characters?

I have the following example: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip=full]{article} % twoside can be added if two sided margin layout is desired \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin={30mm, 20mm},hmargin={30mm, ...
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Changing Chinese Font Size

I've tried to set the default font size through the documentclass optional parameter but the font size hasn't changed. I'm using xetex with texmaker. My document: \documentclass[60pt]{ctexart} ...
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How to reduce the font size of the word “Chapter” in chapter heading of latex report

For my BE project thesis, font specifications are as follows (Arial): "Chapter No." -16 "Chapter name" -18 "Section" -16 "Subsection" -14 Except "Chapter No.", the font size of chapter ...
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IEEEtran setting for 10-point type, 12-point vertical spacing

I am going to submit a journal paper that requires the following page formating: 14 double column, 12 pt pages double column page is defined as a 7.875" x 10.75" page with 10-point type, 12-point ...
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\fontsize command not working as expected

I have some tables in the middle of a document which is in written in 12pt and I'm trying to make them in 10pt. Only the tables. If I write \begin{table} \centering \fontsize{10}{12} ...
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Font size control in table

I have a table that is too wide to fit in a page. How to change the font size in a table? This is the source code. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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How can i change the font size of label of node uniformly in tikz

I want to give nodes a label by \node [label=below:$1$] {$X$}. But the size of the label is the same with "X". i want it to be script size. so i can type \node [label=below:$\scriptstyle 1$] {$X$}. ...
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Reduce section, subsection font size in beamer sidebar

I have the same problem listed here: Reduce fontsize beamer sidebar Except the given answer there does not work. Thanks to the rules here at Stack Exchange, I am not allowed to post any comments ...
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Change reference title size

I need to change the font size of reference title in ctexbook. An obvious way is redefining the \bibname macro. However, that would change the heading as well. For example, ...
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Package scrextend warning when changing the font size

I am using the command \usepackage[fontsize=8pt]{scrextend} to change the font size and I am constantly get the warning "Package scrextend Warning: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes ...
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Italic or font change for a whole section

I would like to change the appearance of a whole section in a text with math content. I have for instance a half page with several equations in it which I would like to be differentiated from the rest ...
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\listoffigures font size

Can anyone tell me how I can change the font size of the \listoffigures content (not the caption)? I couldn't find a corresponding option in the tocloft package
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Fonts design parameters (descendent, cap height, etc): are they available in some register?

I am trying to sample the available fonts in "detail", and I wrote a small LaTeX document to have a visual comparison of fonts, with the main characteristics highlighted. I have a couple of problems ...
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What are compact fonts for which I can easily set the font size to 11.75?

As the title already says, I am looking for a nice font, which is also appropriate to write formulas in. It would be nice to be able to set the font size to 11.75 (I am a little bit short of space).
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Changing Math-Font-Size with DeclareMathSizes

I am thrilled that \DeclareMathSizes gives such nuanced control over the sizes of the different parts of the equations. Experimenting with the mt-size, s-size and ss-size paramters. Here's ...
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How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter?

How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter? I am unable to change the fontsize using \documentclass[10pt]{sciposter}.
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pgfplot same size font in figures and same size figures

Hi I've created figures with standalone and pgfplot package. The figures output size are different to one another but more importantly the font size are different. I would like all figures to be of ...
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Linguex in sciposter

I am trying to create a linguistic poster with sciposter but the glossed examples appear in wrong fontsize. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[a0,28pt]{sciposter} \usepackage{linguex} \begin{document} ...
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Uniform line spacing in columns

I have 2 columns of text, with most text in regular size, and few paragraphs in smaller size. I'd like to have the line spacing (roughly) uniform - that every line in the left size will match a line ...
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Compact latex document given the current formatting?

I am trying to compile a latex document that is compact as possible because I am allowed to bring a one paged sheet into an exam I am writing (may sound kind of funny but I think it may be applicable ...
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LyX Enumerate how to size item number

When I go into the Enumerate environment in LyX, it generates item numbers, but they are much larger than I would like. Is there a way to specify the size of the item numbers?
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Cyrillic monospaced fonts problem in beamer

Note: Please scroll down and see the UPD 2, which clarifies the problem. I need to use \texttt (or even \verbatim) in my presentation. Unfortunately, it looks like it doesn’t work with beamer at all. ...
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How to write a text under subscript [duplicate]

I know two different ways to write the following: We can either type $(a_{ij})_{\mathop{1\le i\le n}\limits_{1\le j\le n }}$ or, as shown here, $(a_{ij})_{\underset{1 \leq j \leq n}{1\le i\le n}}$. ...
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Conversion from math mode of the form $x_a$ to text?

I want to convert from italic math mode $x_a$ to upright. So I thought \text{x_a} would do. But due to the underscore sign it doesn’t work. Any ideas?
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How to change the greek symbol $\nu$ into upright bold

How can I change the font of the Greek symbol \nu into upright bold?
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How to use \footnotesize on longtable content and keep caption \normalsize?

This makes \normalsize-d caption, but table index stays \footnotesize-d. How can I fix that? Text before the long table {\footnotesize \begin{longtable}{lll} <data> \caption{\normalsize My ...
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How do I display pi in LaTeX like Don?

Way back in 1979, Donald Knuth, tried to give the feeling that π is irrational using the idea of infinite sequence of smaller and smaller font sizes like what I have tried to do here using HTML and ...
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Variable font size of a text string

I was wondering if it is possible to use \fontsize{<size>}{<line space>} in a loop in order to create a text string of strictly decreasing/increasing font size from, say, 30 to 2. Surely ...
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How many font styles of $x$ and $X$ can we use?

I want to use different variable styles in my dissertation. I'm currently using $x$ for a single random variable, $\mathbf{x}$ for a set of random variables and $\mathcal{X}$ for a state space. I also ...
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How to scale a box based on the font size of another piece of text?

I'm trying to make a chapter style in a memoir document. This is the current code: \documentclass[11pt]{memoir} \usepackage[oldstyle]{libertine} \usepackage{lipsum} ...
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Control header position and font size

I need to: place the page header 1 inch from the top of the page. change font size for the page header to be the same font size (\normalsize) as in the table of contents. I've used geometry as ...
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Change font size of item number on left of itemize list

Considering the following TeX code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{itemize} \item[1] abc \item[2] def \end{itemize} \end{document} How one can change the font size of ...
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Spurious whitespace wrapping display math in \small

I can put display math in the middle of a paragraph of text using \[...\], but I would like the math to use font size small. If I wrap the display block in {\small...} the second half of the ...
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How do I get the font sizes I need when they are in between the defaults? SAE Class progress

I don't really know much about hacking together a class file, but as I have mentioned elsewhere on the forum, I am trying to do one for SAE. My current class file only supports a 10pt font size as the ...
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xpinyin change font

I am using the package xpinyin for displaying pinyin, a Chinese phonetic script above Chinese characters. This seems to work well, but I want to change the font of the phonetic script. I found some ...
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Problems with font size and font family

I have a document in book class and have two problems: Font size in math mode and text mode is not the same. I want all but headings in the same font size for all the document, for example, 12pt. ...