{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 to know available font size?

I would like to use "Helvetica" font, thus, for example I defined a normal shape with medium series of helvetica by this way : \fontsize{<size>}{<lineskip>}\usefont{OT1}{phv}{m}{n} But ...
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In table, how to make one column has different font size for different line?

I use longtabu to create a table, below is the realted code \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth {|>{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ] |>{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ] | >{\footnotesize}X[1 , p ]|} I want the ...
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Scaling title text in tikzposter-class

I'm unable to effectively scale the size of the poster title in the tikzposter class (v2.0). When defining my own titlestyle I set the titletextscale key, but it does not appear to have an effect. ...
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How can I change the font size of TOC, LOF and LOT?

I am using \documentclass[11pt, a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage{tocloft} \renewcommand{\cftfigfont}{\small} \begin{document} \frontmatter \tableofcontents \cleardoublepages \listoffigures ...
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Change font size of selected captions

Caption font size can be changed globally using \usepackage[font=small]{caption} However, suppose I need only one/two captions' fontsize be changed, not all. How can I do that?
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How to change the unusual font size of Table of Contents?

Below picture shows my table of contents The title size (the word, Contents) is very big, maybe Huge. I never set it as Huge and I searched the whole LaTeX file, there is no the word "huge" at all. ...
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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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10pt font only 9% smaller than 12pt font?

When changing a file with the class \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{extbook} to \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{extbook} I noticed that \normalsize parts are only about 9% smaller than before, while I ...
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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 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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How to change the word size of “list of table”?

I use below code, \listofrequirement \listoftables but the output is like this, the size of "list of tables" is too big, how to make it smaller like the size of "list of requirements"?
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How to improve table of contents?

I want to improve my table of contents so that I have larger writing (but with different sizes for section, subsection etc..), better spacing between lines and to add 'page' above the numbers.., maybe ...
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moderncv with less than 10pt font size

I want to make a moderncv resume with font size less than 10pt. I am trying out different font sizes to see which one is best. I saw this question and one comment said that ...
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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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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, ...
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Font in harvmac title

harvmac is an old set of macros for scientific documents in plain TeX. I can't figure out what font is used for the title produced by harvmac, and how I could use the same font in LaTeX. Here's an ...
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Which font should be used for diagrams/graphs/flow charts?

I'm using the standard serif fonts in KOMA script for typesetting my thesis, 11pt for normal text. What font and font size would be recommended for use in graphs, diagrams and flow charts? The same ...
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\displaystyle and \mathbf with cmbright font

I would like to use bold symbols in superscript equations. To do so, I use \displaystyle as in \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $e^{\mathbf{A}t}=e^{\displaystyle ...
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Resize characters in figure caption

I frequently use \scalebox from the graphics package in math-environment as $x^{ \scalebox{0.55}{(n)} }_{i}$ which works fine. However, I am not able to use the same sequence in a figure caption: ...
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eledpar doesn't respect changes of line spacing

I try to typeset a bilingual text on facing pages. For this I use the eledmac/eledpar packages. The latin text on the even pages should get displayed larger than the translation on the odd pages. ...
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How to set the listings font for the whole document

How do I change the listing font size of the whole document? I am quite sure that it must be specified in Document->Settings->Listings but I do not know the input parameter for setting the font ...
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How Can I reduce the fontsize of footnotes in LaTeX beamer?

I use footnotes for image-references in my LaTeX beamer presentation. Is it possible to reduce the footnotesize for thoses references? Is it also possible to have two different footnotesizes on the ...
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Chapter font in TOC with package quotchap

I cannot get the chapter titles (not the label) in bold and Large font in the TOC, while using quotchap. I get the label "Chapter" in a good font (using titletoc), but not the title which stays in the ...
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Change font size

I trying to change the size of the eurm font in a paper by defining it like this: \font\twelveeurm=eurm12 \font\eleveneurm=eurm11 \font\teneurm=eurm10 \font\nineeurm=eurm9 \font\eighteurm=eurm8 ...
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Too large line spacing with different font size (\tiny) in beamer

When using the \tiny font in slides created with the beamer package I find that the spacing between lines in a wrapped paragraph is too large. (This only happens when mixing fonts within one ...
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How to typeset a letter or grapheme specimen with alternates?

I want to print a font specimen for certain letters, each of which should cover a complete A4 page. The Open Type font contains many letters with several glyphs, which are accessible as character ...
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\overline with weight of overlined text

I want to overline (/bar) a character. Depending on the font weight and font size of this character, though, I want the overline to be of different thickness – it should scale with both font size and ...
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MS Word font size matching visually the LaTeX default one

What is the most resembling font in terms of size and style to the default used in LaTeX? I write in MS Word first, then copy it to LaTeX – this seems to be faster for me if not dealing with graphics, ...
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Weird line spacing of last paragraph in mini page - why?

I'm playing around with the titlepage package and have run into a formatting issue. Basically, I need to change the font size for some of the back title contents, and while this works for most of the ...
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Is there a simple way to manually change font with font size in XeTeX?

Many typfaces come with different fonts for different font sizes. For example Surveyor Pro has a Book style for main text and a Display style for headings (or in general, large text). Another example ...
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Writing first part of my thesis

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{latexsym} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{eucal} \usepackage{eufrak} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Bitstream Charter = smaller font size and line spacing?

I'm currently writing a paper. I have to follow certain formatting guidelines one of which states that the font size is to be 12 pt. I also have to have 1.5 line spacing. In my preamble I therefore ...
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Use same font in Lilypond lyrics as in surrounding LaTeX document

I use LaTeX and lilypond-book to create a hymn sheet. I increased the font size with KOMA script to increase the readability. Now the font sizes in the LaTeX document does not match the embedded ...
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Optimum parameters for 1280x727 screen?

I'm going to experiment with using my Android tablet to lecture from this coming semester: moving between LaTeX PDFs and a handwriting note app. My usable screen size is 1280 x 727 pixels (there's a ...
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Why is the title font smaller than chapter/part fonts in the book class?

This is not really a very important question, but I have noticed that the default "Book" class has a relatively normal-sized font for the title page, which contains the title of the book and the name ...
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Underbraced text under sum is in different size from other

Text in underbrace under sum is bigger than other. \sum_{{\{a,b,c,d,e,f\}=\{\underbrace{a,b,c,d}_{4\ terms}},e,f\}} How can I solve this neatly.
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Change font size of labels in figures to any font size

I want to change the font size of the label of a figure environment to any font size. It's possible to use the package caption with the argument font=Large for example. But I found no way to choose ...
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How can I keep the size of my subsubsection the same size as the paragraph font size?

I would like to keep my subsubsection header the same size of the paragraph font, can someone help me? at the moment the subsubsection font is the equivalent of \small whilst the paragraph font is ...
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Special sectioning requirements

I'm writing a book chapter and the editor has some specific formatting requirements. In particular, he wants the section titles to be centered and not bold. I'm using titlesec with: ...
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Renew command on mbox makes it freeze - Fix subscript size

I'm trying to change the font style of \mbox, but all my tries have failed. All commands I try either have no effect or make pdflatex recursively keep working and never finish and freeze. This makes ...
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write text in a shape of heart

I want to write a text in a shape of heart, but I met a problem because of the French character. \documentclass[12pt,svgnames]{article} \usepackage[francais]{babel} % langue ...
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Creating a custom character that automatically adjusts size in math mode? [duplicate]

After a lot of searching, I finally found the .pdf's for the elusive Griffiths script r character used in his ubiquitous undergraduate electrodynamics book. I made a simple package that allows me to ...
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How to use BIG sizes of fonts?

I'm making a presentation, but I don't want to complicate me learning beamer, so I use article in landscape mode. How can I use a bigger font in all the document as default size? 24 pt, 36 pt, or ...
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How to change the font size in modified class

I have made a new class(called 'newclass') by loading class article using \LoadClass{article} However, the font size is very small (perhaps 10pt). How can I change it to at least 12pt. I have ...
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Setting up a document in Lyx

I use Lyx 2.1, document class : report. I want to set the document as follows: font: Times New Roman size: 12 points space between the title and paragraph : 6 before and after
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Amsart with 14pt possible?

If I try \documentclass[14pt,reqno,a4paper]{amsart} I just get the default which is less than 12pt. I tried to switch to the memoir class but there were so many changes I had to do that I gave up on ...
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Changing the font size in a table

What's the recommend way of changing the font size in a particular table? Is there a better way than enclosing all values with, for example, the \tiny function.
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\widthof text in a def'd subroutine inside a tikzpicture? [duplicate]

I have already seen \widthof within tikzpicture, but this is slightly different. I have a rather complex Tikz image, which I'd like to eventually include in a Latex document; as such, I'd like this ...
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changing font style/size for proof, adding a square after example

Is is possible to change font size/(or style) for a proof? I was also thinking to add a small hollow square at the end of every example to separate the text a little. Something similar that works like ...