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## latex change default font - Changing font styles in LaTeX – texblog

Introduction. To change the fond typeface of the entire document, a simple line must be added to the preamble: \ documentclass {article} \ usepackage [T1]{fontenc} \ usepackage [utf8]{inputenc} \ usepackage {tgbonum} \begin {document} This document is . 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 attributes.

The standard classes have options 10pt, 11pt and 12pt to load configurations for a main font in the given size and matching sizes for headlines etc.. If your using KOMA-Script use the option fontsize= to set a size that may differ from the above three.. To change the size of the main font only try \fontsize{}{}\selectfont but this is not a real user command so one should know. 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.

Aug 10, 2015 · See Typeface on Wikipedia for more details on fonts and font families. Decorations (serif and sans serif) Serifs are small features at the end of letter strokes. The default LaTeX font Computer Modern has serifs. The following commands can be used to change to a font without serifs (sans serif) and vice-versa (serif/roman). This example shows how to use the smallest available font (tiny) in L a T e X and the small caps style. Open an example in ShareLaTeX [] Font sizeFont sizes are identified by special names, the actual size is not absolute but relative to the font size declared in the \documentclass statement (see Creating a document in LaTeX).