{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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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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Making frontpage template

I have made a front page in LaTeX, and I am happy with how it looks right now. However, I would like to optimize my code such that all I need is to change the text each time. More specifically, I ...
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How to move the words “Nomenclature and Bibliography” at the top of the page?

I have two issues. First, I have to move the words "Nomenclature" and "Bibliography" at the top of the page. Right now these words appear 5 cm from the page border. I am using the following script ...
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Change font size globally. With KOMA-Script: bad size for indexes and exponents

I need to change the font-size of my document. So far, I use KOMA-Script in order to do this. I noticed that the appearance of the same mathematical text is not the same with different font sizes. I ...
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Tables: font size setting for all the cells and \arraystretch

I'm trying to create tables with small font size text in cells and large space between rows. If I put \small in every cell, the command \renewcommand{\arraystretch}{1.3} works, but if I try to put ...
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Change fontsize for CJK characters?

I have the following example: \documentclass[10pt, a4paper, parskip=full]{article} % twoside can be added if two sided margin layout is desired \usepackage[a4paper,vmargin={30mm, 20mm},hmargin={30mm, ...
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Downseizing of Din-A4 manuscript to special format

I've created my manuscript with the following document class and options: \documentclass [fontsize=12pt,paper=a4,headsepline,plainheadsepline,headinclude,twoside,open=right,DIV=14,BCOR=10mm] ...
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How to use EB Garamont Font with KOMA Script Font Size 16pt

I am using the ebgaramond package in my scrbook document. As a base font size I want to use 16pt but when I compile the document I get warnings like the following: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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Continuation of font type and font size across text environments

In the following example, I using two different text environments to generate text visualizations: texshade and adjustwidth. The code calling texshade hereby generates formatted text in a different ...
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Is there a way to use 13pt as the main document font size with the memoir document class?

I have been using LaTeX, and I have just checked that the memoir class doesn't allow me to uso the Garamondx 13pt ... just 9,10,11,12 and 14pt. I have printed my book "prototype" and 14 seems a ...
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Grouping and undefined control sequence error

I was trying to figure out an answer to another question, which required a change of font and size in the middle of a sentence. So I tried to use a \begingroup and \endgroup to isolate the change of ...
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extra line at the ends of equal in tikzcd and confuse about font size of label of phantom arrow

When I choose the equal as the style of arrow, I find that there two very light extra line at the two ends of equal symbols. Maybe it depends on the PDF reader. I can find the extra lines when I use ...
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Easiest way to change font size in tabular

I got two tables, one underneath the other, with the following code. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,bibtotoc,headsepline,smallheadings,oneside,openright,fleqn,appendixprefix,BCOR5mm]{scrbook} ...
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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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Redefining font sizes in LaTex

My intention is to set all font sizes to \normalsize. I can achieve this by redefining the command for each font size, using: \renewcommand{\Large}{\normalsize} In this example, why the scriptsize is ...
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how to set font size and caption size same in latex? [closed]

Figure1: absorption coefficient of water. This figure 1 (caption) should be the same size with remaining text. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{gensymb} ...
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How do I set Arial as the main font of a document with Times New Roman for math?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. I'm a beginner with Latex and would like to know if there's a code that allows Arial 11pt font to be used for the main body of an article, and Times 12pt for math ...
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How do I reduce the size of the word “References” in the bibliography section?

I'm using \begin{thebibiliography} to generate a bibliography at the end of the page. The heading for this is "References" and I would like to reduce the size of this heading. I'm using the article ...
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TikZ: the scale option changes font size

When I use \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=X] with X<1/X>1 then font size of text in the picture is also changed. I need to use [scale=2] or [scale=0.5] and to preserve font size (e.g. normalsize). ...
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Altering font size and/or margins in Table Of Contents without altering the other pages

I have almost finished dissertation in LaTeX (yay!) however my table of contents goes slightly onto three pages (so only 3 sections of a chapter on the third page) is there any way of changing the ...
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How to change font size of longtable-lines without changing font size of caption?

I'd like to change the font size of all contents of a longtable to footnotesize. However the rest of the document and also the caption (!) shall be (stay) in normal size. (pdflatex is used) How can I ...
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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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IEEEtran setting for 10-point type, 12-point vertical spacing

I am going to submit a journal paper that requires the following page formating: 14 double column, 12 pt pages double column page is defined as a 7.875" x 10.75" page with 10-point type, 12-point ...
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Scrartcl 13.999 point 14.4 point but not 14 point?

Can the scrartcl class make a true 14 point type? It will produce 13.999pt, 13.9999pt and 13.99998pt, but 14pt produces 14.4 point type only. Thanks :) ...
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Text formatting of document, without altering in-table text

I wish to change the font size/spacing of my text for my whole document, but keep the table text format the same as the LaTeX default. When I try implement change to the text, the same happens to the ...
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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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tikz - Multi-line text size

I am using this command: \newcommand{\orgnode}[2]{\node[shape=rectangle,draw=black,align=center] at (#2) {\Large #1};} to make basic ORG chart nodes. I want the text size Large. This works with one ...
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Set custom margin for the res class

I am trying to make my resume using the res class. the problem that I am facing is with the page borders. How I do I set in acc Here is what My .tex file looks like ...
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make smaller some relation in math environment

I wrote the code below, but I want to make smaller the \left\vert‎\left(‎\dfrac{1}{16},‎\dfrac{1}{16}‎\right) ‎‎\right‎‎‎\rangle_{1,2} how should I do that? \documentclass{article} ‎‎ ...
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How do I decide the font size in figures for ACM SIG?

I am using the ACM SIG Template for a conference paper. And I'd like to insert several figures plotted by matplotlib and MS visio. What is the recommended font size in figures (for xlable, ylable, ...
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LaTeX — specify font point size?

I want to use a font size other than the standard LaTeX list of tiny, huge, etc. How can I do that?
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Centering chapter/section/subsection and font size

\documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{letterpaper, left=1.25in, right=1.0 in, top=1.0in, bottom=1.0in, includefoot} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Half point font sizes in AMS book [duplicate]

How can I typeset my book in a 10.5pt font size using the amsbook document class? I tried using \fontsize{10.5}{12}\selectfont but it doesn't seem to work.
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How to make the title larger in Tikz poster? [closed]

How does one increase the font size of the title of a poster using Tikz Poster?
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How to generate a smaller \sim with respect to text

When I use \sim I get: Is there a way to make the \sim sign smaller with respect to the text? I looked online but did not find what I was looking for. Thanks.
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Use 24 pt font size in my poster with beamerposter

I'm still new using beamerposter. I found the template by Nathaniel Johnston here. There is a default setting in the template. However I'm not sure what the font size is. Now, I was recommended to use ...
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LaTeX: using an unusual font (astrosym) in footnote size

I have found an old piece of code of mine that takes some output from another program to produce an astrological chart using LaTeX. I tried to put the list of aspects from text form to symbol form. So ...
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How to change the font size of the abstract in KOMA-script?

More obviously, the following does work: \addtokomafont{abstract}{\footnotesize} Less obviously, the following does not work either: \usepackage{etoolbox} \patchcmd{\abstract}{\footnotesize}{}{}{} ...
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Changing Chinese Font Size

I've tried to set the default font size through the documentclass optional parameter but the font size hasn't changed. I'm using xetex with texmaker. My document: \documentclass[60pt]{ctexart} ...
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How to reduce the font size of the word “Chapter” in chapter heading of latex report

For my BE project thesis, font specifications are as follows (Arial): "Chapter No." -16 "Chapter name" -18 "Section" -16 "Subsection" -14 Except "Chapter No.", the font size of chapter ...
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\fontsize command not working as expected

I have some tables in the middle of a document which is in written in 12pt and I'm trying to make them in 10pt. Only the tables. If I write \begin{table} \centering \fontsize{10}{12} ...
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Font size control in table

I have a table that is too wide to fit in a page. How to change the font size in a table? This is the source code. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{booktabs} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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How can i change the font size of label of node uniformly in tikz

I want to give nodes a label by \node [label=below:$1$] {$X$}. But the size of the label is the same with "X". i want it to be script size. so i can type \node [label=below:$\scriptstyle 1$] {$X$}. ...
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Change reference title size

I need to change the font size of reference title in ctexbook. An obvious way is redefining the \bibname macro. However, that would change the heading as well. For example, ...
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Package scrextend warning when changing the font size

I am using the command \usepackage[fontsize=8pt]{scrextend} to change the font size and I am constantly get the warning "Package scrextend Warning: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes ...
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Italic or font change for a whole section

I would like to change the appearance of a whole section in a text with math content. I have for instance a half page with several equations in it which I would like to be differentiated from the rest ...
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\listoffigures font size

Can anyone tell me how I can change the font size of the \listoffigures content (not the caption)? I couldn't find a corresponding option in the tocloft package
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Fonts design parameters (descendent, cap height, etc): are they available in some register?

I am trying to sample the available fonts in "detail", and I wrote a small LaTeX document to have a visual comparison of fonts, with the main characteristics highlighted. I have a couple of problems ...
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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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Changing Math-Font-Size with DeclareMathSizes

I am thrilled that \DeclareMathSizes gives such nuanced control over the sizes of the different parts of the equations. Experimenting with the mt-size, s-size and ss-size paramters. Here's ...