{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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
15 views

Increase the fontsize on either the whole document or just a segment

How do you increase the fontsize on either the whole document or preferably just this segment? \begin{center} $R_{ecl} = \sqrt{(X_{ecl}^{2} + Y_{ecl}^{2} + Z_{ecl}^{2})}$\\ $\lambda = ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Problem with \@ptsize.clo using texlipse

I am currently writing my thesis. I have been provided with a class from my university for writing the thesis. I am facing problem with running the class. when I compile I get the "the included Latex ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

Font size in PGFPlots Minipage

I am using this guide to put concorde tsp solver's vector graphics in LaTeX. I want to show 2 images and a description text right next to them, all side-by-side. I am usign the minipage to do so, but ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

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 ...
34
votes
7answers
4k views

Fit text into given box by adjusting the fontsize

I would like to fit text (potentially several paragraphs) into a box of given size. This should be done by adjusting the fontsize of the contained text. Clarification edit: The given dimensions are ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

size of page number in footer

I set the size of the text using \fontsize, but this seems to have no effect on the page number. I want to keep the pagestyle as plain. How can I make the font used to print the page number "grow" in ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

font size needs to be reduced

How can I adjust the size of subscripts showing dimension of these matrices in following code. Is there anything other than \tiny{.} that can be used for this purpose? \documentclass{beamer} ...
81
votes
9answers
47k views

Fonts larger than \Huge?

How can I make text that is larger than the size of the output of {\Huge ...}? I would like to be able to make text arbitrarily large (even if that is done by some suboptimal scaling routine).
7
votes
4answers
285 views

Fontawesome doesn't scale up

Edit: @cfr said, that in the new version 4.4.0 the bug was fixed. I have written a small sample to test, if the fontawesome script (v. 4.3.0-1) scales up with the font size which I want, but it ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Changing footnote number size in chapter heading

I'm writing my thesis as book style and I formatted the chapter heading size with \makeatletter % to set the layout of the chapters header \def\@makechapterhead#1{% \vspace*{60\p@}% {\parindent ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to define font size in plain TeX such that it works as font size defined in article?

% gettingstarted.tex \hoffset=-72.27pt \voffset=-72.27pt \hsize=72.27pt \vsize=72.27pt \special{papersize=\the\hsize,\the\vsize} \parindent=0pt \nopagenumbers \input pstricks ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Adjusting Text Size in Footer

Here is the code that I have been using. I have a couple of questions here, How to reduce the size of text in footer so that it is not chopped off at the end of a page? Move the text in the footer ...
4
votes
1answer
90 views

Using custom-aligned subarray in LyX

I need to write a vertically stacked subscript in a notation meant to say "evaluate expression at k=..., and k'=...". In the end it should look like / SOME \ | BIG | \ ...
2
votes
2answers
51 views

\displaystyle for a part of the document

Is there a way to use \displaystyle for a part of my document? I do not want to change everywhere the inline math sizes, on the other hand it is a bit tedious to write everywhere (in a list of ...
3
votes
0answers
62 views

Change font size inside only one line of document

My article is written using 11 pt font, but I would like to write a line in bold using a size which is bigger than 11. Here is the MWE: \documentclass{article} % \begin{document} \par ~ \par ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

reducing font size for inline equation

I am using ieeetrans template. I am inserting an equation in an algorithm. The equation is a little bit longer than the width of one column. So I am thinking about reducing the font size of the inline ...
15
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I change the font size in LuaLaTeX?

\documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[paperheight = 140mm,% comprimento paperwidth = 200mm,% altura margin = 10mm % tamanho da margem ]{geometry} ...
4
votes
1answer
222 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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} ...
4
votes
1answer
56 views

How can I change the caption font and size for figures and tables

I want to specify the figure caption font size in order to follow a stupid standard at my university. I need the font to be Arial (I am using Helvetica because Arial is not available for LaTeX) 11pt. ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

Need a smaller size for \sum

Using the following code, I get a nice emulation of the calculator screen. However, I'm looking for a way to make the summation signs smaller. Any suggestions? \documentclass{article} ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

change font size of english words in a persian report

I am using report and xepersian packages to write a report in persian. I have some words and variables which are in english and use the $example$ command to write them when they are inline. How can ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

Resize font in legend below \tiny

I have small graph in my presentation (I have to). To adjust the size of the legend, I have to use very small legend. But \tiny is not enought. Here is a MWE : \documentclass{beamer} ...
2
votes
2answers
43 views

Need the help for $ \large \sqsubset $ and $\large \sqsupset $

I need \sqsubset and \sqsupset in larger size. That means $ \sqsubset G_n \sqsupset $ for the purpose of completely lies in side the text within the interval of that open and closed space.
2
votes
1answer
49 views

biblatex: reduce font size citation mark

How can I reduce the font size of the citation mark (using biblatex)? An identical question was asked before, but, alas, it does not seem to work for me. Consider the following MWE: % arara: ...
8
votes
2answers
601 views

Change the size of only a part/subset of a single equation

For example, I'd like to do: $Q^{r<1}$ but with the r<1 having a much smaller font size than the Q. Of course r<1 will naturally have a smaller size since it is a superscript, but I want ...
3
votes
2answers
125 views

How can I get a better pound symbol (number sign, hash character) “#”?

The default pound sign is large and goes below the baseline. I think it's rather ugly, and I'd like to shrink it. Other people have suggested using \texttt, but I use monospacing a lot in the ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

How to Render \bigwedge as more Inline Friendly

I have recently started using the symbol \bigwedge in my TeX documents and it doesn't fit so well when used inline. Textbooks use \Lambda rather that \bigwedge but I don't want to use \Lambda since ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

A capitular letter in a font different than the text [duplicate]

How can I make a capitular letter in a different font of that one used in the main text? I mean, I'd like to do something like this (image made in paint): Thank you very much, guys!
8
votes
2answers
830 views

Is it possible to use 12 pt font size in the achemso package?

I am typesetting a report using the achemso package, because it is required that my report be in American Chemical Society (ACS) format. However, I am not submitting to an ACS journal. It is required ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How to increase the font size of Xelatex IEEE Bibliography?

After I change my biblography to IEEE style (\usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber]{biblatex} and \printbibliography[title=Bibliography]), the words in the biblography becomes smaller, so my advisor ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

How to change font, size, and shape in Xelatex

Having established a document platform as: \documentclass[10pt,b5paper,twoside]{report} %-------------------------- %--- Packages required %-------------------------- \usepackage{microtype} ...
3
votes
1answer
96 views

How to change the font of header?

When I am typing in latex, I find that the name of the chapter is too long. In order to avoid the header getting too crowded (as shown), I intend to reduce the font size of the header, but I do not ...
41
votes
4answers
71k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

Font size of Chapter number and Chapter Title [duplicate]

As in the picture below I want to change the font size of Chapter number "Chapter 1" and title "Introduction" separately. Is there any way I can do that. I have used the package sectsty but it changed ...
2
votes
1answer
227 views

Chapter, section, subsections title font size

In my master thesis the specification of the University should be as following: Chapter (font size= 16 and font type= Times New Roman) Section (font size= 14 and font type= Times New Roman) ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Tables going wild when changing font size

I have a document with 3 or 4 wide tables. Using \begin{adjustwidth}{-5in}{-5in} I got them to adjust. However, when I changed the font size (from the default 10 to 13) of the document they went ...
4
votes
1answer
39 views

Bad word spacing in TikZ using `text width` and `\fontsize`

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node[text width=20em]{This is}; \end{tikzpicture} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

How can I keep the font size unchanged while using 'natbib' in IEEEtran?

I am working a paper for IEEEtran using IEEEtran.cls. The citation style is not tidy while citing multple references, for instance, \cite{test1,test2,test3} % the result is: [1], [2], [3] % my ...
2
votes
2answers
62 views

Change longtable's font size without changing the caption

I'm trying to put quite a long table in my thesis. To save some space I want to reduce the row height, the column separator and use a smaller font size in the table. The problem with the following ...
5
votes
1answer
119 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

adjust text's size in beamer when bibliography is too long

Im a using beamer and my bibliogrpahy is too long to fit on one single frame. My code is very simple : \begin{frame}%[allowframebreaks=0.9] \section*{Bibliographie} \nocite{*} \printbibliography ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Decreasing the font-size of a word written with full capital letters

I would like to decrease the font and font-size of the words in my text that are written in full capital letters. I am wondering whether there is a command that I can put in the set up of my text file ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

Creating title pages with many centered lines each with different font sizes?

I'm trying to imitate a title page exactly like the following image. It's got a long title spread out across multiple lines, each having a different font size. I'm using the Memoir class. What's the ...
4
votes
1answer
34 views

Fake math sizing using tokens assignment

I'd like to implement sizing functions like \Huge in a way that makes them work in math mode as well. Essentially I want to create a command myHuge which maps {foo \myHuge bar} to {foo \mbox{\Huge ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

How to change font for a particular section? [duplicate]

Let us consider the following scenario. This is the partial code in the main.tex file and which includes code from other tex files like certificate.tex, abstract.tex etc., .................... ...
2
votes
3answers
47 views

Change line spacing in nested nodes

I tried to change the line spacing in a node nested to another. I have tried to use \linepsread and \baselineskip but both doesn't work. MWE: \documentclass[]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Changing tick label size globally

I am trying to change the font size of the tick labels, but they won't react to \pgfplotsset{every tick label/.append style={font=\scriptsize}} This is because I create the tikz-file automatically ...
4
votes
2answers
81 views

Adjusting vertical position of a dingbat font symbol

At the end of brief sentence I inserted a dingbat font symbol to point to an area on the page to the right. Since the original size looked small, I enlarged the symbol by using font size control ...
4
votes
1answer
27 views

Scalable font does not actually scale? pdflatex

I imagined that a scalable font could be scaled to any number. Apparently not? MWE: % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode ...