[OS X TeX] re: Font size
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jul 20 22:08:47 EDT 2004
On 7/20/04 8:45 PM, "Sylvan Jacques" <vanjac12 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the info on fonts in LaTeX.
> I want to know how to specify any size
> font anywhere in the document--this seems fundamental to
> typesetting IMO.
> However, I was not as concerned about the 14pt size as the fact that
> 12pt gave me the default 10pt, even though it acted like it
> was using 12pt.
> On comp.text.tex they did not believe me, but suggested
> that I put in a few lines of text, instead of just the 2 words
> Hello World.
> I did this and everything worked as it was supposed to.
> As I expect to have documents with more than 2 words, I
> am no longer concerned with why a doc with 2 words does
> not have the specified font size ;-)
> I will read (and am reading) the intros to tex/latex.
Having just now tried this I can clearly see differences in size between the
10pt, 11pt and 12pt options with the article class. This is even with the
classic ``Hello World!'' document. What are you using to preview the pdf
file? Have you tried printing the document and laying one copy over the
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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