I would like to set the font size to something like 30, but it looks like 20 is the highest for extrarticle package, is there anything I can do to set the global font size even higher?

  • The proposed duplicate seems to answer the question for up to 20pt, but not for even larger sizes.
    – Marijn
    Apr 5 at 14:33

You can try with the fontsize package, which is simply a "KOMA-free" version of scrextend, with few new features. With the fontsize option the \baselineskip is automatically set to 1.2<fontsize>. (In the following example: 1.2*30.2=36,24):


If you prefer you can set any value of \baselineskip, for example, through:


The \baselineskip is set by the first optional argument and must be grater than or equal to the font size given in the second argument.


You can use the font you prefer but if the font has optical sizes (for example Latin Modern), unusual things can happen: some larger sizes may appear smaller (see the documentation for details). The example below uses the Cochineal typeface:

% a smoothly scalabel font is recommended
% #1: baseline skip
% #2: font size




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The memoir class provides a wide range of font sizes: 9pt, 10pt, 11pt, 12pt, 14pt, 17pt, 20pt, 25pt, 30pt, 36pt, 48pt, 60pt. For sizes above 14pt it is best to also use the class option extrafontsizes which indicates scaleable fonts. So for a 20pt font:


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