{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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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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\huge doesn't change the font size of equations

I am trying to write a single sentence with large font size which contains a bit of mathematicas. For example, \Huge This is a sentence, $x+x$. But \Huge only changes the font size of the text, ...
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Why is the PDF font size 11.911 for Helvetica and 11.955 for Arial when using `xelatex`?

Now that the mystery is solved, why the PDF font size is 11.955 when declaring the documentclass as 12pt (see Why does PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX generates 11.955 font size for 12pt documentclass option?), ...
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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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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 ...
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How to mantain consisten font size in different plots

I usually embed numerous R plots in my TeX documents. knitr is very handy in helping me producing plots using the same font family of the TeX document. But a different problem of consistency is given ...
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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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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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Condensing everything to force fit a page?

I have a math exam I can use three pages of notes for and I was thinking, is there a way to type a document in LaTeX that will auto adjust to fit three pages or should I just play with the font sizes ...
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font size and type in asymptote

I am struggling to find font sizes and types for labels on my math figures in asymptote. I am creating two images which should be essentially the same, but for a sphere and cylinder. I haven't been ...
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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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use footnotesize when it's redefined by some template

I am submitting a paper to a conference proceeding. The proceeding's template redefines \footnotesize to \small as \let\footnotesize\small Is there a way to use the actual footnote size in the ...
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Adjust font size in IPE-generated PDF-graphics within Latex

I started using ipe (http://ipe7.sourceforge.net/) for creating sketches and graphics for my thesis. The goal was to have the text appear in the same font size as the whole document, regardless of the ...
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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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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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Why is my font changing when i change the size?

My problem is that the font seems to change when I change it's size with \fontsize. I am trying to adjust the size of a font within an acm template author block. I'm using the code from this post to ...
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Font size for ToC entries in Powerdot

Any way to change the font size globally in the on the slide table of contents? When I use paper = smartboard, the ToC entries on the left of the page are really small. I can do it by slide but that ...
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How to define the fontsize in a big table?, for all the table

Suppose I am using a big table -- how do I define a fontsize of 8(pt) for the complete table? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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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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Modifying moderncv to look like an example cv

I would like to create a cv with moderncv like the example below. I have set my fontsize to 10pt but the letters in this cv seem smaller. Furthermore the dates look awesome but I cannot achieve the ...
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Making text smaller in one block in tikzposter

I am trying to make an a1 academic poster in tikzposter and need to use 3 references, which I have put into a block using bibtex. Is there a way to make the font in the block I have put references in ...
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How to change the “svjour3” class of “Springer” to use 12pt as font size?

I am writing the draft of my paper in the svjour3 class of Springer. It seems that the default font size is 10. I would like to change it to 12. I spent a lot of time to make some changes in "svjour3" ...
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How to change fontsize in the biblatex eprintclass field?

I had a problem with a too big font in the URL field which I fixed by copy-pasting the following code (from another question): \appto{\biburlsetup}{\renewcommand*{\UrlFont}{\normalfont\itshape}} ...
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Text scaling for beamerposter

I am making a poster for a conference using the beamerposter package. I have made my own style file. However, I am unable do decide what would be the right scaling for the poster to be seen well. I ...
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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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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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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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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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Overview of page geometry, font sizes etc. of common document classes

Has someone precompiled a tabular or annotated graphical overview of the default lengths etc. of common LaTeX classes (standard, Koma/scr, memoir, beamer …) and put it on the net? I didn’t find any. ...
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How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command

How to reduce the size of those subscript numbers? To reduce fontsize i had used \fontsize{3}{5} command. But its not effecting number size.
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How do I increase the font size without all the subtraction symbols disappearing?

If I uncomment the fontsize command, then the subtraction symbols disappear. \documentclass{biophys} \gridframe{N} \cropmark{N} \usepackage{amsmath} % Absolute value notation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Inkscape text size, change of reference text

I have a question similar to Text size in inkscape. I use inkscape to generate my figure for latex, that are resized with \def\svgwidth while text size remains the same, there is a way to scale ...
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T2A does not have some font sizes

Here is the minimal code. I need to use the encoding T2A for Cyrillic characters. But the problem is that some font sizes are not available. I discovered that I should use also T1 after T2A. But using ...
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How can we change only text font size (not math) of all document in pdflatex?

How can I change only the text font size (not math) of all documents in pdflatex? (I searched for an answer without success.)