{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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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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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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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 ...
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How can we choose different sizes for letters and numbers?

I want to use, for the same file, the \normalsize for the letters, so for the text in words, and the \footnotesize for the numbers. How can it be possible ? I give an example for illustrating the ...
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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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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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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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Why are the axis labels too large when using tikzDevice and lattice?

I'm working on a paper that is to be submitted to an Elsevier journal. The official guidelines state that: As a general rule, the lettering on the artwork should have a finished, printed size of ...
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How to change font of bibliography with no extra text appeared before it?

I want to change font of bibliography (using package natbib). I found some solutions here. They worked for me, but the text size (e.g.: \small or 10pt) started to appear as text before bibliography. I ...
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latex \fontsize{12}{18} equals to MS Word 12pt and its linespace 1.5?

I use \fontsize{12}{18} in latex for 12pt and its linespace 1.5 in MS Word. But I think not equals. Why? And what is correct option in \fontsize{?}{?} ?
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Compact latex document given the current formatting?

I am trying to compile a latex document that is compact as possible because I am allowed to bring a one paged sheet into an exam I am writing (may sound kind of funny but I think it may be applicable ...
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How to change font size of headdings without impacting TOC

I am a relatively new to LaTex and I am using a template provided by my university to write my thesis. The current headings for my chapters are in very large font and when I adjust them using the ...
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Using extsizes package changes the page margin

My thesis documentation rules state that the page margins should be: left=4cm, and the remaining are 2.5cm I have done that using geometry package, but when adding the extsizes package to change ...
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Fontscale in BAposter

\documentclass[portrait, paperwidth=841mm, paperheight=1189mm, margin=1.2cm, fontscale=0.35]{baposter} I am confused with the font size setting of baposter. I don't ...
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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 ...
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Change math font size only in one section

I'm trying to modify the math environment font size but only in a defined part of my document. \DeclareMathSizes{a}{b}{c}{d} works fine but affects the whole document. Is there a simple way to change ...
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Compile several files in their own font size in a main document

I use the subfiles package to compile several files in a main document. I have for example a document file1.tex in 12 pt, and another file2.tex in 10 pt both in article class( in preamble : ...
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utopia font type in fourier package shrinks my document

I would like to use the utopia font found in the fourier package, but when I add \usepackage{fourier} a 5 page document shrinks quite a lot, even though I'm using the same font size! The problem ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter?

How to change fontsize in documentclass sciposter? I am unable to change the fontsize using \documentclass[10pt]{sciposter}.
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Variable font size of a text string

I was wondering if it is possible to use \fontsize{<size>}{<line space>} in a loop in order to create a text string of strictly decreasing/increasing font size from, say, 30 to 2. Surely ...
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Problems with font size and font family

I have a document in book class and have two problems: Font size in math mode and text mode is not the same. I want all but headings in the same font size for all the document, for example, 12pt. ...
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Set numeric subscripts to be the same height as alphabetic subscripts

In regular math mode, the height of a numeric character is twice the height of an alphabetic character. But when using both as subscripts, I'd like to reduce the size of my numeric subscripts. In ...
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Remove the slight indentation after using small font size - AAAI format

When using the small font size to change some parts of the file locally, such as: \documentclass[letterpaper]{article} ..... \begin{small} \[\begin{array}{l} Some formulas \end{array}\] ...
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Keynote + LaTeXIt: font size consistency

My question is basically the following: in my presentations I use LaTeXIt for writing stuff, copy it in .pdf format (alt + cmd + C) and then put it into Keynote. The point is that when I copy the ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Registered trademark in superscript and tiny font

Given this alias in my LaTeX stylesheet that allows me to show a superscript registered trademark symbol by just typing \rr \newcommand{\rr}[0]{\textsuperscript{\textregistered}\xspace} How would ...
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How to change font size only in one page --> “Table of content”

Hello i want to change the font size of my table of content.. right now it just exceeds page 1. I want all of it to be in 1 page.. how can i make the text smaller.. Hope someone can help soon, ...
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Conventional margins and font size for a (big) thesis in computer science

I am writing a big thesis in computer science. I use geometry package for the page layout. For the font size, I hesitate between 11pt and 12pt. Let's assume I use 12pt here. Because I want the page ...
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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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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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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.