{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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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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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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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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How to make the same font size?

I have a question, why it's a difference font size of "name" and "name of department"? And how to make it the same? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[russian]{babel} ...
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how to change font-size of a tikz tree

Is there a possibility to change the font size of the text right on the line of the following tree? I would like to reduce it, so that the tree does not appear such big. I hope someone may help me. ...
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Make small caps the same size as lowercase

Letters in small caps (\scshape) are larger (height and width) than lower case letters. How can you make them the same size? Minimal example: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Default: ...
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How to increase table and figure numbers' font size? [closed]

I am trying to make the figure/table number in same sized font with the caption of the figure/table. the code is here: \begin{figure}[!htbp] \centering ...
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Is there any second way to change font size!

I am using a specific latex template for my thesis. But I cannot change the font size, that I want to have 14pt. Here is my code: \documentclass[MACS,english]{gucthesis} \usepackage{geometry} ...
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Section, figure, table numbers are in smaller font size

I have used \include{resultsanddiscussion} to import certain chapter results and discussion. I have used \fontsize{16pt}{18pt}\selectfont to determine heading size 16 pt and spacing 18 pt. the code of ...
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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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Beamer: how to change the font size in math mode?

The first image is what I have at the moment, the second image is what I would like to get. As you can see, in the second image the formula font size is a little bit bigger than in the first image. I ...
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Identifying and writing the font size

I am trying to identify whether the current font size is small. So here is a MWE of what I am trying to do \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \begin{document} \makeatletter ...
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Different font sizes for different rows in table

I want to put different sizes of fonts (smaller) into different rows of my LaTeX table. I found that it is possible to have different font sizes for different columns of this post. Is there any simple ...
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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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Increasing the size of the navigation sidebar text in Beamer (Berkeley theme)

How can I increase the size of the navigation sidebar in Beamer? I'm using the Berkeley theme. I'd only like to change the size of the sections and subsections, keeping the subsection size smaller ...
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How to change section spacing article class

I want all my section headings and body text to be spaced as per below rule. I use article class. Space before: 0pt Space after: 50–100% of text size Line spread = 135% of text size How can this ...
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change font size of moderncv

How can I increase the font size in moderncv? The font size in \documentclass is currently ignored. I only found solutions to change \namefont, \titlefont, \addressfont, \quotefont, \sectionfont, ...
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How to scale all fonts (in the whole document) by certain factor or percentage?

Is there a way to scale the font size of all text in a LaTeX document by a certain factor, something like \scalealltext{factor=0.95}? Edit: Text should reflow, so as to fit (a bit) more text on a ...
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How to change title font size in moderncv?

How can I change the title font size (First name, Family Name) in a resume written using moderncv package?
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Matlab2tikz breaks major tick weight

matlab2tikz breaks my tick weights on both x-and-y axis. The figure in MATLAB looks like following. After running it through matlab2tikz with all possible known options of ExtraAxisOptions, I ...
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Anki - LaTeX, Math Font Size, & DeclareMathSizes

I use the Anki flashcard program and render math equations using LaTeX within the program. The problem is that the font sizes are generally too big, unless the equation is really long, in which case ...
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Changing fontsize on individual beamer note pages

I am writing a presentation in which certain slides are heavily commented upon and others not so much. As I am using \pgfpagesuselayout{2 on 1}[a4paper,border shrink=5mm] (and thus displaying notes on ...
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How can I expand the font size within a heading (section, subsection, etc.)?

I'd like to make a list of headings with their font sizes: I envision something like the following: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \section{{\textbackslash}section \makeatletter\f@size ...
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\big delimiters not working with scrartcl?

I noticed that sometimes the \big delimiters stop working. One example is when scrartcl is the document class. \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} \begin{equation} (\frac{1}{2}) ...
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Changing font size inside table [duplicate]

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage[hang,perpage,symbol*]{footmisc} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{scrextend} \usepackage{url} \title{} ...
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Incorrect vertical line spacing after changing font size in table

I would like to change the font size of a parragraph in a table cell. If I do not put \par at the end of the parragraph it does not do the correct line spacing. However, if I put it, I get an anoying ...
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Different font sizes for Figure and Subfigure Captions

That's what I use \usepackage{caption} \usepackage{subcaption} The template I'm using is from a university and uses the Koma Script When adding figures or graphs I do this: \begin{figure}[h!] ...
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Answer environment should give different font and different size I want. How can I do?

I am working with this codes for my Question paper. \documentclass[10.5pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \newbox\allanswers \setbox\allanswers=\vbox{} \newenvironment{answer} {% ...
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Is there a “medium” \cap?

When displaying the intersection symbol in equations, e.g., $$Hom(A,B) \cap Hom(B,C)$$ I find that the "cap" is too small; its height is, in fact, subordinate to the surrounding content. On the ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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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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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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Writing in OCR-B, size 1

I have a specification stating that I need to write in OCR-B, size 1. I am currently using the package ocr, but using the macro \ocr{0123} results in a font way to large, compared with a test PDF I ...
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How can I use Times New Roman in size 11.5?

I always get the following warning: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape `OMS/cmsy/m/n' in size <11.5> not available
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Is font size in latex comparable to font size in word? [duplicate]

I need to hand in my master thesis soon and the guidelines state that it's highly recommended to take font size 12. However, when I use \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,fleqn]{article} \usepackage{times} ...
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Font size and font type

I'm writing a LaTeX document with \documentclass[pdftex,11pt,openright,headsepline]{book}. I'm now creating plots in Matlab and I want to have the axis and title of these plots to have the same font ...
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How to adjust the font size of bera sans?

I am using the Utopia font in my document, and it works perfectly well. As I want to put chemical formulas in sans-serif font, I was now looking for a suitable sans serif font to match the Utopia ...
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Issue with KOMA fontsize=10.5pt option and onehalfspacing setting for setspace

My document isn't compiling anymore as soon as I use a fraction as fontsize in \documentclass[fontsize=10.5pt]{scrartcl}. Compilation breaks at \usepackage[onehalfspacing]{setspace} with the error ...
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How to define a new font size by proportionally scaling the document font?

I'd like to define a new font size, e.g. \sidenotesize , just like \tiny and \huge already exist, such that it is proportional to the document font size (or somehow else, I just need to get a ...
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Thesis Template on Share Latex :: Changing Size

I'm presently using a template on ShareLatex called "PhD Thesis of University of Liverpool". I'm using the longtable package in it, but don't seem to be able to change the font size in it. If anyone ...
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Fonts in (AMS)TeX

The source files I am playing with are in ordinary (AMS)TeX, not LaTeX. I find TeX fontography (is this a word?) to be rather confusing. In other document processing (like OpenOffice or MSWord, or ...
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Beamer: Changing the font size of the references using the shrink argument causes an error

I'm trying to change the font size of the references using the shrink of the frame argument. However, if I run this code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[american]{babel} ...
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Set the font size for a special math symbol by `\mathscr`

I need to manually set the font size of a special math symbol by \mathscr for which the \fontsize{<size>}{<size>}\selectfont does not work. Here my sample is: \documentclass{article} ...
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How can I have my ordinary delimiters come from the same font but 1 pt larger?

This question is general, but arises because I am using Times fonts; in CM, I would not make these changes. In CM, delimiters have a height that is larger than that of a capital letter, whereas in ...
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Problems using lmodern with very small font sizes

Due to page restriction from my university I had to optimize my formulary sheet by writing more compact. Therefore I switched from the default Computer Modern Roman font to Latin Modern but now I get ...
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Setting fontsize in scrbook class

I currently use the scrbook class with a custom TrueType font that I included manually. The font is called GARA (a Garamond variant), and I have written an .fd file etc. for it. The font is scalable, ...
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Change default font size while using fontspec

I'd like to set the main font size (i.e. all text which isn't a heading or something else with an explicit font size) to a particular font size, in this case, 9.5pt. I can't use the default package ...
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Relative text size in TikZ

I'm trying to design an academic poster for a conference. I have a very specific layout that I'd like to implement. Unfortunately, as this layout is bespoke, no templates will allow me to achieve this ...
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How to change font size of headdings without impacting TOC

I am a relatively new to LaTex and I am using a template provided by my university to write my thesis. The current headings for my chapters are in very large font and when I adjust them using the ...
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Text is smaller in fractions in multiline equations?

The text size shrinks in a multiline equation when I use fractions. How can I keep it the same as the non-multiline equation size? \begin{equation} \begin{cases} p = ...