# How can I change the font size in my Latex document? - IS&T Contributions - Hermes - define fontsize latex

## define fontsize latex - How do you change the document font in LaTeX? - Stack Overflow

Aug 29, 2012 · Changing the font size in LaTeX can be done on two levels, either affecting the whole document or parts/elements of it. Using a different font size on a global level will affect all normal-sized text as well as the size of headings, footnotes, etc. LaTeX Font Warning: Size substitutions with differences (Font) up to 4.17pt have occurred. This means that the desired size is not available and the closest matching size is 4.17pt (points) away from the desired one. 1.2.1 command to change font size. First, use a .

L a T e X normally chooses the appropriate font and font size based on the logical structure of the document (e.g. sections). In some cases, you may want to set fonts and sizes by hand. From info latex: \fontsize{size}{skip} Set font size. The first parameter is the font size to switch to; the second is the \baselineskip to use. The unit of both parameters defaults to pt. A rule of thumb is that the baselineskip should be 1.2 times the font size.

To change just a part of your paper into a different font size, you can use some of the sizing environments. In increasing size, they are. \fontencoding{T1} \fontfamily{garamond} \fontseries{m} \fontshape{it} \fontsize{12}{15} \selectfont This series of commands set the current font to medium weight italic garamond 12pt type with 15pt leading in the T1 encoding scheme, and the \selectfont command causes LaTeX to look in its mapping scheme for a metric corresponding to these.

Dec 08, 2015 · There are different ways to define a specific color in LaTeX. Often, I just choose a predefined color from the xcolor package or define a color using the RGB color model. However, I personally like the red!40!blue notation best. This creates purple with 40% red and 60% blue.