{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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Obtain the size between \huge and \Huge

How do I create a new sizing command command, \semiHuge, that is defined as being the size that lies between \huge and \Huge?
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change the fontsize of text and space between columns in a table

I try to make a table to a two columns document but the space between columns and the fontsize in the table is big and extend more than the space I would like to fill. How could I reduce the space ...
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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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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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Scale .pgf image but preserve font size

Using Matplotlib, I generated a .pgf image. import matplotlib matplotlib.rcParams.update({"pgf.texsystem": "pdflatex"}) from matplotlib.pyplot import subplots, show from numpy import linspace x = ...
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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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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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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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Force font size for entire document

I am writing a document for my university, and it requires that the entire document be written in 12pt font (including title, TOC, header, subheaders, references, body text, etc.). Is there a way to ...
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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 math mode font size in tikz picture

Consider the following simple tikz picture \begin{tikzpicture} \tikz \draw (1,0) node{$\pi$} circle (1); \end{tikzpicture} I want to scale (increase the size) of the pi, but not of the circle ...
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How to change formatting of table of contents?

I am using isuthesis package for writing my thesis. http://www.github.com/srvanderplas/Dissertation/blob/master/isuthesis.cls I want my table of contents to have font size 14 and one and half line ...
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Making authorindex in two column and in small size

There was a good solution to the question Index both authors and subjects with authorindex and makeindex But, does anyone know how to make the list in two column and in small size?
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Lowercase pi that is shown correctly in sub- and superscripts

I am looking for a way to define a new mathematical symbol, namely a lowercase pi, that will resize according to the font size of the surrounding text. The normal \pi will not suffice as I am already ...
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font size of sub- and superscripts

I got a problem with the font size of my sub- and superscripts. In my opinion, they are a bit too big and look quite unproportional. Is there a way to decrease the font size of sub- and superscripts? ...
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Decreasing font size increases border width

(hopefully) no duplicate of Number of pages decreases when font size increases, because the font size is one of the defaults. In an attempt to fit more text on a page, I decreased the font size, only ...
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Math in paper title is wrong size (too small) [duplicate]

The title of my paper contains a math mode expression. Usually this renders correctly, but with the style file I am using for the proceedings in which it will appear, the math mode part appears in ...
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Chapter-Header Font Size - Too Big [duplicate]

I'm using the book class for a particular document, and I've run into a bit of problem. I don't know exactly how to explain this, so I'll just post an explanatory picture instead of sounding obscure. ...
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How can i set the fontsize of different document elements?

I am using \documentclass{article} to write an article but I should change its default font size to other standards. How can I change the font size of each title or body underneath of each title? How ...
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Changing the font size of certain chapters in TOC

I'm writing my thesis according to my university's rules. According to that I want to change the font size (to 14 pt) of the main chapters in the TOC. When I make the change with ...
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font size in math mode

$\sum\limits_{\substack{locations \\ L_j}}$ The word locations is quite long - longer than the summation symbol Sigma. I would like to control the size of only the word locations, but I am having ...
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Change in font size from slide to slide [duplicate]

Is it possible, that one of my slide in beamer is 11 pt and I want 10 pt font in other slide?
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Resizing LaTeX Math mode font

I have a simple LaTeX document here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{layout} \usepackage{setspace} \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th_TH" \XeTeXlinebreakskip = 0pt plus 1pt ...
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How to change the size of the name of a node, in a tikzpicture

This is my code, in this code, the names of the nodes appeared very small, How could I modified this size? \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{pgf,tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows} ...
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Different default font sizes

I was wondering what the default different font sizes would be, expressed in points, when documentclass option set respectively to 10pt, 11pt and 12pt. Could anyone tell me the font sizes of chapter, ...
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Microprint in LaTeX?

Is there a package for microprint? What I mean by microprint is text that is so small that, unless a trained eye actively searches for it, it just appears as a solid line. I first became aware of it ...
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justifying and scriptsize for all beamer slides

Following the answer here, I'm looking for a way to justify and set the scriptsize font for all beamer slides inside frame environment, I tried: \setbeamertemplate{frame}{/scriptsize/justifying} ...
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Problem with 'feyn' package for 11pt font size

I need to draw several Feynman diagrams and I found the feyn package suitable enough for this purpose. I use MiKTeX to compile the tex-file. The problem is that for some strange reason it does not ...
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Page numbering fontsize without fancyhdr

I want to make the fontsize of the page numbers 10 pt. But I want to make it without fancyhdr. Because when I use fancyhdr, it draws a line on the header part which my university does not want. Can I ...
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Latex commands for a specific page format [closed]

I am writing a report for which my University has given the following guidelines (Clearly, it was intended for use with Microsoft Windows). Project reports should be typed only on one side of the ...
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Font size of figures and table captions

I need my figure and table captions to be of font size 8pt, how do I achieve this?
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Font size of figure caption

How to make font size of figure caption identical to one of abstract? I'm using: \documentclass[a4paper]{jpconf} (I believe that abstract font size is 10pt by default).
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How to set a uniform font size for chapter names? [closed]

How can I change the font size of chapter names in LyX?
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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline [duplicate]

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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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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Scale font sizes – match text font (Comfortaa) and math font

Before I start, I want to note that I don't know very much about (La)TeX's font system and find it to be very confusing and not very well-documented. I've read the "fntguide", but that only gives very ...
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Font size macro only works once in the document

I am writing a paper where HI comes up a lot. I need the capitalized "I" to be slightly smaller than the "H" so I have been doing this: H\small{I} However this only works in the first instance of my ...
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Question about the caption font size of figures or tables using IEEE trans class?

I am using \documentclass[journal,12pt,draftclsnofoot,onecolumn]{IEEEtran} However, I find the caption font size of figures and tables is much smaller than the context. Does anyone know how to ...
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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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How to shrink the size of $\infty$ for subscripts

When using \infty as a subscipt, the usual size is just too big for me, for example, I_\infty,J_\infty,K_\infty,\dots I tried \scriptsize or \tiny to shrink it, but does not work. Is there any way ...
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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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quotchap: Changing formatting and number size

I am using the quotchap package to format chapter headings in a document. I know how to change the default font size for the chapter headings, but I don't know how to make it bold. I would like also ...
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How to set the size of a single symbol defined via \DeclareMathSymbol?

I am using the following definition for a symbol I call \nstn: \DeclareSymbolFont{largesym}{OML}{cmm}{m}{it} \DeclareMathSymbol{\nstn}{0}{largesym}{"22} How can I set the size of this single symbol ...
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How can I fix the size of parentheses around stacked function symbols?

I apologize if this is a duplicate, I looked at a number of other questions regarding parentheses size but didn't find an answer to my problem. I'm trying to stack two function symbols within ...
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Amsmath's \binom looking weird

Using the MWE \documentclass[fontsize=8pt, a4paper, DIV12]{scrbook} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ e^t = x^{(5)} - 2x^{(3)} + \dot{x} = \sum_{k = 0}^{5} \binom{5}{k} p^{(k)}(t) e^t ...
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How change math font size in power?

How can I change the font for power such a way that the power symbol is rendered much smaller than the number 3 in the following formula? I need to sum (necessarily with \displaystyle) was much ...
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Making parts of equations larger

Is there a way to make only a part of an equation larger? I'm working with the code below, but I feel like the s-angle-n and a-angle-n are far too small and would really like to make them both bigger ...
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Change font size mid document consistently [duplicate]

How can I cange the fontsize mid document to have the same effect locally as setting the fontsize in the documentclass globally. Consider the following minimal example: ...
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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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What are some efficient LaTeX fonts? (fonts that are readable at small sizes/don't take up a lot of space) [closed]

I am trying to find a font that is readable at small sizes. Basically I need to squeeze many things together in a small space. However I am unable to find much information available about what fonts ...