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Hi I can not seem to figure out how to increase the size of font in my chapter heading. My code look like this

\titleformat{\chapter}[display]
{\normalfont\filleft}
{{\chapnamefont\chaptertitlename}%
  \makebox[0pt][l]{\hspace{0.4em}%
   \resizebox{!}{\beforechapskip}{\chapnumfont\thechapter}%
   \hspace{.8em}%
   \rule{\midchapskip}{\beforechapskip}%
  }%
}%
{15pt}
{\chaptitlefont} 

\titlespacing*{\chapter}
  {0pt}{40pt}{40pt}

And the current layout looks like this enter image description here

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    A complete MWE please, i.e. complete working code that demonstrates the problem that you have. – JPi Aug 15 '16 at 18:29
  • Which element of your chapter header should be larger? – user36296 Aug 15 '16 at 18:43
  • Where do all those skips come from? – Bernard Aug 15 '16 at 19:26
  • @samcarter The text reading DUMMY CHAPTER – J. Doe Aug 15 '16 at 20:04
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    @J.Doe My guess would be that you have to change something in the definition of \chaptitlefont, but without having a MWE which shows how this is defined... – user36296 Aug 15 '16 at 22:30