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What are the available "documentclass" types and their uses?

Some of the available classes of documents in LaTeX are well known and widely used, such as the article and beamer classes, while others are not so well known, such as the standalone class. I found ...
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What point (pt) font size are \Large etc.?

In the preamble I have: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Arial} What can be inferred about the real font pt size for the following? \tiny, \scriptsize, \...
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My table doesn't fit; what are my options?

I have a table that I want to insert on a page, but at least one (perhaps both) of the following conditions are met: The table is too wide to fit within the text block or page. That is, I'm exceeding ...
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What is the second value in \fontsize for?

I know that it is possible to change the size of the font of the section titles in a document using \usepackage{sectsty} and the command \sectionfont; for example, to set the section titles' font to ...
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How can I test for the current font?

The situation is the following, I have one font a with one feature and another font b with another feature and I am writing a command that if the current font is a need to switch to font b but if the ...
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Scrbook: Using fallback calculation to setup font sizes

When using the class scrbook and customizing the font size prior the usage of \printbibliography I got these warning (and in big documents I got them several times): Class scrbook Warning: Using ...
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What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX?

What font size modifiers are available in LaTeX? eg: \footnotesize, \tiny, \big, \large, \huge It would be useful to have an exhaustive list.
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What is the defaults font in \documentclass{slides}?

Because beamer is more powerful, I am learning to use it to prepare my presentation. But, I prefer the default font style in \documentclass{slides}. So, I have two questions: What is the defaults ...
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Change font size and font type

Surprisingly I can't find direct answer to that. Simply, I need global font Times New Roman (everything, sections, subsections, etc), and global size 12 pt. I have managed to found potential answer ...
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What is the default margin and font title and text size of this LaTeX document?

What are the default margin (in inches) and font title and text size of this LaTeX document template I found? I can't seem to find a certain answer. Here's the link to the template: https://www....
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