{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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possible memoir bug with font sizes and \tightlists

It looks to me like memoir is not honoring \tightlists for certain font sizes (nor firmlists, btw). A picture is worth a thousand words: The source code for the screenshot is included below. You ...
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Define font size of titles, subtitles and content

I'm having some troubles defining the size of the titles, subtitles, sub-subtitles and the text of my document. Basically, I'd like to control the size. As you can see in my example, the ...
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Overview of page geometry, font sizes etc. of common document classes

Has someone precompiled a tabular or annotated graphical overview of the default lengths etc. of common LaTeX classes (standard, Koma/scr, memoir, beamer …) and put it on the net? I didn’t find any. ...
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Change Font Size in Chapter Title without affecting Running Headers (Book Class)

Actually, I'm using the bookest class but it inherits book class commands. The documentation is sparse, unfortunately, and CTAN's book class manual seems to be misfiled (downloading the documentation ...
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how to change the chapter font size?

How can i change the following code to make the chapter title font size bigger? \titleformat{\chapter}[block] {\normalfont\sffamily}{}{0pt} {\parbox[b]{\chapnumb}{% ...
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Change base fontsize for rest of document

There are already two questions regarding this problem: Switching to different font size(s) locally Change font size in the middle of a document or for individual included .tex file [duplicate] ...
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How can I set a font size smaller than \tiny in lstlisting?

I'm writing a presentation using LaTeX and beamer. In some slides I put an image and some code using the listings package and the lstlisting environment. I'd like to use a font size smaller than \tiny ...
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How to change font size of chapter to 14pt?

By default the fontsize of chapter is 25pt. I want to change it to 14pt. Here is the code that I'm running to generate the pdf. I have downloaded this format. Its not my format so I'm little confused ...
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline

I am using the following to define the footline element of my Beamer presentation: \setbeamerfont{footline}{size=\large} \defbeamertemplate*{footline}{Institute} %the fontsize changes the size of ...
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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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Shrinking monospace style for listings package

I am working on a thesis and putting together a "pretty" listing. I'm looking at setting up a small font style for a code view. What I have here is: \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language=C, ...
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Is there an equivalent to fontspec's Scale=MatchUppercase for pdflatex? Or how to find out the best scale for two fonts?

I am using XCharter and tgheroes. Although I do not use the sans in running text, I'd like to scale it accordingly. Is there any other way than just to do some T&E with the settings? Fontspec's ...
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How to reduce the size of the equation

I wish to put two equations into one line using minipage, but they are too wide, any solution for reducing the size of the equation without removing words so that I can put into one line to reduce ...
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How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command

How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command. But its not effecting number size.
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With BibLatex, how do I make the fontsize of the bibliography smaller?

I use biblatex and \printbibliography to add a bibliography at the end of my document. I would like the references in a smaller fontsize than the document's default. {\small \printbibliography} does ...
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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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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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scale default sans font

Consider the following minimal document: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{times} \begin{document} Consider the algorithm \textsf{heapify} below. Consider the algorithm $\mathsf{heapify}$ ...
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Changing the font size in koma-script modifies page margins

I'd like to use the koma-script scrartcl class with a font size of 10pt, but when I use the document option 10pt, not only the font size decreases but also the space user for the text. Especially the ...
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I can't change the fontsize, is something overiding my commands?

I can't seem to change the fontsize at all. It seems as though there is overiding code in my document but I don't know where. Here is my preamble code with title page etc.: ...
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formatting a proof justification with smaller font

I need help formatting proof justifications. In the past, I have used \quad\text{some short justification}. Now, I have a longer justification -- still only one sentence but with the above approach it ...
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Why is my font changing when i change the size?

My problem is that the font seems to change when I change it's size with \fontsize. I am trying to adjust the size of a font within an acm template author block. I'm using the code from this post to ...
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How to randomize the text size of each word in ConTeXT?

Beginning with a passage of text like this: This is a sample passage. How can I set each word to randomly appear at a different size, from a list of 3-4 possible sizes? E.g., in the output, "This" ...
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Why is the font bigger than normal?

When I compile the pdf file, even though I have the font set to 12pt it is bigger. I leave here my full preamble: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[catalan]{babel} ...
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Change fontsize in beamer theme bars

I am creating a beamer presentation and using 10pt fontsize. At that fontsize, the subsection titles that appear in the smoothbars are small. Is there a way to make it larger? My simple code is ...
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How do I change the format of one section heading without affecting how it appears in the table of contents?

In one instance in my document I have the following: \section{\large Multi-worded section heading } Currently in the table of contents, it appears larger than all of the other titles (no doubt ...
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Reduce font size of bibliography; overfull bibliography

I am using Biber (backend of biblatex) to make the bibliography. I have two questions about the bibliography. I want to use a reduced font ONLY for the bibliography (not the citation in the text, ...
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How to change “reference” letter size

I use \bibliographystyle{abbrv} {\small \bibliography{reference}} for references. How can I change the size of the "Reference" letter?
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Font sizes for different header levels

What are the font sizes for \chapter \section \subsection \subsubsection and paragraphs when using the report,11pt document class? Also, what is the padding before and after each header level. I ...
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How can I prevent LGR encoding from switching font size?

I am using 12pt fonts with what is essentially the article class. (That is, I'm using a custom class which is parasitic on article.cls.) In order to set an appropriate headheight for fancyhdr using ...
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Change size of section, subsection, subsubsection, paragraph and subparagraph title

I would like to increase the size of pretty much every headlines, so that it is more prominent than the normal text. I read about the titlesec package, but can't seem to find good example how to use ...
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matlab2tikz font size

I Latex, how can I change/reduce the font size on a Matlab figure created by using matlab2tikz? I would like to reduce the font size on the axis numbers, labels, title, legend, etc. It does not ...
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Font size (in pt) of references using amsplain

I have the following document: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage[leqno]{amsmath} \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`?

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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Font size for ToC entries in Powerdot

Any way to change the font size globally in the on the slide table of contents? When I use paper = smartboard, the ToC entries on the left of the page are really small. I can do it by slide but that ...
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How to put whole of a text on a single page? [duplicate]

I want to put whole of a text on a single page. I don't have constraint on the text font. So if the text was too long, the text font should be small. How can I do this automatically using LaTeX? For ...
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Prefixing part and chapter names in table of contents in LaTeX report

I have a LaTeX report as follows: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{report} \usepackage{appendix} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \begin{document} \begin{abstract} ... \end{abstract} ...
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Changing the font size on the address fields in the Letter document class

I'm trying to create a letter using the default letter document class. In the name, address, and telephone fields, I want the font to be styled differently than the rest of the document, but I can't ...
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Beamer nested lists: do not decrease the font size

Simple problem: I would like the nested lists to keep the standard font size: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} \begin{itemize} \item Top level \begin{itemize} \item Lower ...
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Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?

I am currently working on post-processing PDFs that are generated from either pdflatex or xelatex with the 12pt documentclass option. Since I am looking at the uncompressed PDF sources, I noticed ...
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Change font size through \documentclass [duplicate]

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \begin{document} Inductive step-\\ Assume the statement holds for $n \in \left\{ 1, 2, ... n\right\}$ \end{document} Changing the 12pt in documentclass to something ...
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a4paper ignores 14pt

I need font size = 14 in article document, but when I change \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} to \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{article} font becomes even smaller. How to change font size?
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KOMA - Set documentclass font to 9.5pt

I am using scrbook as documentclass and would like to setup the default font of the whole document to 9.5pt. Just like you do with 9pt, 10pt, ... : \documentclass[fontsize=9.5pt, DIV=calc]{scrbook} ...
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How do I increase the font size without all the subtraction symbols disappearing?

If I uncomment the fontsize command, then the subtraction symbols disappear. \documentclass{biophys} \gridframe{N} \cropmark{N} \usepackage{amsmath} % Absolute value notation ...
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How to Specify Intermediate Font Sizes in Koma-Script?

According to the KOMA-Script manual, the KOMA-Script classes offer the feature of selection of any desired size for the main document font. In this context, any well known TeX unit of ...
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Regarding fonts in various locations of book class

I am using the book class. I am not interested in using Memoir. I need to be able to change the font and size of the word "Contents" which appears at the beginning of the ToC. I can do this now ...
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set default font size for \caption*{}

I currently use \caption*{} elements from the caption package to add small notes and explanations underneath figures and tables. Since I want those notes to be small I write them as ...
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font size in chemfig

I am using chemfig scaling and want to increase the font size, but not any other parameter of the molecule. So a MWE would be: \documentclass{article} \usepackge{chemfig} \begin{document} ...
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Increasing font size proportionately [duplicate]

Configuration: report document class, Times New Roman text @12pt with footnote number and text @10pt. Problem: My institution requires a Times New Roman size 12pt based on Word's, but Times New ...
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Caption font size problem

I'm using the \documentclass{tufte-book} and have a series of longtables for which I wish to place the caption in the margin. I found a solution to redefine the caption for such tables in this post, ...