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I am working on my first XeLaTeX project and I am still struggling with the font settings. I defined a new math font for a specific section unittable:

\setmathfont[version=unittable,SizeFeatures={Size=9}]{TeX Gyre Pagella Math}

So my plan is, to have TeX Gyre Pagella in font size 9pt for the section defined by \mathversion{unittable}. Unfortunately (and surprising to me), the size 9pt doesn't exist for TeX Gyre Pagella and I get the following warning:

LaTeX Font: Font shape 'TU/TeXGyrePagellaMath(1)/m/n' in size <10.95> not available size <9> substituted.

Is there any way around, e.g. scaling or using a font clone, which supports 9pt? Or is there an overview, of which font sizes are available for TeX Gyre Pagella? thanks a lot!

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  • Can you add a complete short document that shows the problem? My reading of the error message above suggests it has got 9pt, but not 10.95pt.... – Thruston Sep 10 '20 at 20:09
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    there is only one font and is scalable to all sizes so it's just a matter of getting the tex declarations in order, not getting a different font. – David Carlisle Sep 10 '20 at 20:10
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    If the fonts are genuinely not scaling correctly in relation to each other, you could add the command \defaultfontfeatures{Scale=MatchLowercase} after \setmainfont. – Davislor Sep 11 '20 at 0:01
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    I'd need to check, I suspect that you are forcing it to use 9pt at all sizes so you are being warned that 11pt (10.95pt) is using 9pt. fontspec does have a scale option if I recall correctly. You want to scale by 0.9 not use 9pt at all sizes, I assume. – David Carlisle Sep 11 '20 at 7:44
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    why is a scale a rough estimate? In the standard classes If your \normalsize is 10pt then \small is 9pt so you could simply use \small or scale by 0.9 is exactly 9pt – David Carlisle Sep 11 '20 at 7:46
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Using the Scaling argument worked properley:

\setmathfont[version=unittable,Scale=0.822]{TeX Gyre Pagella Math}

where I calculaed the ratio from the original and the expected font-size: 0.822 = 9/10.95

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