{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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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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\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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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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How to change fontsize in the biblatex eprintclass field?

I had a problem with a too big font in the URL field which I fixed by copy-pasting the following code (from another question): \appto{\biburlsetup}{\renewcommand*{\UrlFont}{\normalfont\itshape}} ...
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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: ...
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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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Change fontsize in TikZ figure

I had my documentclass set at 10pt and I import my TikZ figures just with \input. Everything was working fine but now I want to have 11pt in the document and all my nodes are bigger because the fonts ...
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koma-classes: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize not defined

Whan using KOMA-script article class with 14pt I got following warning: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/koma-script/typearea.sty: Package typearea Warning: DIV for 14.0pt and used papersize ...
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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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How to format the case equation to look nicer?

I want to typeset the equation in my beamer frame: This is my solution and of course, it doesn't look well. And my code is : \[ \parbox[c][2cm]{2cm}{Attainable \\ GFlops/sec} = ...
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Changing the font size only of the teletype family in a document?

I have seen Change \ttfamily font for entire document, and this is sort of a follow up to this. I'd like to use a "palatino" like font (tgpagella) - but I'd also like to use {lmodern}'s lmtt as the ...
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How to make the numbering of theorems as Large/non-bold/italic/Roman?

Consider the following document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm} \newtheorem{thm}{Theorem} \begin{document} \begin{thm} \end{thm} \end{document} The results will be as below. As ...
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Including abstract makes text smaller [duplicate]

I have a little problem in Latex, which can be easily corrected, but nonetheless I'd like to understand what is going on. Briefly, the problem is that in any document, if I include the abstract, all ...
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Changing font size for one section heading

I want to have a single \subsection printed significantly larger, without otherwise changing the font. This is for a landscape page, to put a subsection title before a full-page diagram, and it needs ...
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Selecting fontsize in B5 book

I used \documentclass[twocolumn]{book} \usepackage[top=1.5cm, bottom=1.5cm, left=2cm, right=2cm]{geometry} to make A4 paper size book and then join two A4 pages to one A4 page landscape (that ...
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What leading size should I set for 18pt font size?

I use \fontsize{18pt}{20pt}\selectfont comand because I want 18pt fontsize. Does rule fontsize+2 always apply? Say for 20pt font leading will be 22, 32 for 30 and so on.
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\baselineskip not changed within block [duplicate]

This really puzzles me: Attempting to set the baseline in a block (delimited by { and }) doesn't seem to have an effect for typed text, but works when a command creates the text. Question What are ...
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How to define a new font size by proportionally scaling the document font?

Common question, I supposed, but wasn't able to find an answer. Sorry if there is already a Q/A about this. Basically, I'd like to define a new font size, e.g. \sidenotesize , just like \tiny and ...
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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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Change font size of specific chapter

I have set the options of my chapter titles which are fine. However, for one specific chapter title (statement of authorship) I would prefer the title to be smaller than all the preceeding chapter ...
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Increasing the fontsize in a TikZ picture beyond \HUGE

I am using the follow code to create name signs for my students. How can I increase the size of the font beyond \Huge? I'd like to scale the size of the word without scaling the whole picture. ...
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Command to increase font size and spreading in steps

I have been having trouble with this for some time by now. I want a command \relfontsize{<fontstep>}{<spreadstep>} that works exactly like \fontsize{<fontsize>}{<spreadsize>}, ...
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To define smaller fontsize for part and section

Example \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \part{1. At the next lecture we will be talking about binary mixtures and their phase behaviour.} \section{The system consists of two types of ...
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Choose the line spread of a particular font size

Suppose that (say) I am writing text of size \large but want the line spread associated to the \huge size. How do I do that? Obviously, I want a solution that works in gerater generality, that is, ...
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Not uniform behavior of GFS fonts

For my purpose is to have some greek text with pdflatex (not xelatex), I don't understand the incoherent (?) behavior of GFS fonts. Consider this example \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Size of letters not changing in pdflatex

\documentclass[60pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[bulgarian]{babel} \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx} \newcommand{\HRule}{\rule{\linewidth}{0.5mm}} % ...
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Change typeface size after \documentclass?

I use the same tex file to create several different layouts with basically the same content. I have several switches and \ifthenelse constructs to control the layouts. Normally, I just have to set one ...
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How can i change the fontsize with KOMA-script?

I need to change the fontsize to 11pt inside a table environment. The default setting of the document is 12pt using scrartcl, but I need to change this to exact 11pt in the float (the reason is that ...
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Increase Font Size on the fly [duplicate]

I want to increase the font size for a single word. I need to be about 20% larger than the \Huge command, but I otherwise do not wish to affect font sizes within the document. Is there a simple ...
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In ConTeXt, what command resets the font size to “normal” after e.g. \tfa?

I tried the following snippet just now: \starttext \tf A quick brown fox \par \tfc A quick brown fox \par \tf A quick brown fox \par \tfb A quick brown fox \par \tf A quick brown fox \par \tfa A ...
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Antykwa Torunska font: How to get correct \hbar in LuaLaTeX

I'm using TeX Live 2014 with lualatex. Using the font Antykwa Torunska (anttor) for math, \hbar is not displayed correctly. The default LaTeX settings do not give good results at all scales: ...
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subsection font size with beamer theme Warsaw

I am trying to change the font size of subsection bar of a beamer presentation using Warsaw. I found this which is doing exactly the same for the Berlin. I tried that in my presentation with Warsaw ...
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Beamer: change size of figure caption

I am creating a beamer presentation and I would like to change the size of the caption under the figures. I am using the Madrid theme. I tried the obvious way: \caption{\scriptsize{Text of the ...
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Text scaling for beamerposter

I am making a poster for a conference using the beamerposter package. I have made my own style file. However, I am unable do decide what would be the right scaling for the poster to be seen well. I ...
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Display \vdash like \models

I prefer to use \models over \vDash, but I cannot find an alternative symbol for \vdash that has the same size as \models. I've looked around here, but I did not manage to find anything. When I ...
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Using mathpazo so I can set arbitrary font sizes, but the <line space> attribute is inherited solely from \normalsize [duplicate]

I'm using the mathpazo package so I can set arbitrarily large font sizes for a poster. I set my font sizes in the preamble as such: \renewcommand{\normalsize}{\fontsize{36pt}{48pt}\selectfont} ...
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Preserving font size in scalebox

I'm using a scalebox around a picture. There's text inside it. I'd like the text size to keep constant even if I change the scale factor. \scalebox{0.5}{ \begin{picture}(360,255)(0,0)% ...
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Want large \mathbb{N} in Wordpress [closed]

I am using LaTeX in a Wordpress environment. Can I produce a large version of $\mathbb{N}$. I have tried using \large, \bf, \mathbf and \mathsymbol but nothing works