{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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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 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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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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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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Frontmatter chapter title size in memoir

How do I specify the chapter title font size in the frontmatter of a document typeset with memoir? I want to set different font sizes for the frontmatter, mainmatter, and backmatter. I need to reduce ...
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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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How to change the unusual font size of Table of Contents?

Below picture shows my table of contents The title size (the word, Contents) is very big, maybe Huge. I never set it as Huge and I searched the whole LaTeX file, there is no the word "huge" at all. ...
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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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pgfplots change fontsize to 1pt nodes near coords

i want to change the fontsize of the "nodes near coord" and also the y tick labels in a pgfplot to 1pt (no worries, that's just of theoretical interest). I found that ...
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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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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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Texmaker Font Adjustment

This seems a rather dull question? Am I able to change the font size within the entire Texmaker window instead of just the editor. I changed the editor font to 10, but now the font size of the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to change the word size of “list of table”?

I use below code, \listofrequirement \listoftables but the output is like this, the size of "list of tables" is too big, how to make it smaller like the size of "list of requirements"?
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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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How to change the font size in modified class

I have made a new class(called 'newclass') by loading class article using \LoadClass{article} However, the font size is very small (perhaps 10pt). How can I change it to at least 12pt. I have ...
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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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Baselineskip ignored in Beamer footline

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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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.)
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How to change the size of “free text” in beamer frames?

I'm searching for the correct key to change the size of the free text inside a frame. For example: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} How do I change the size of this line? ...