[OS X TeX] Change font size in mathmode

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Tue Apr 12 11:09:41 EDT 2005

Le 12 avr. 05, à 17:01, Ralph Martin a écrit :

> On 12 Apr 2005, at 3:41 pm, Josep M.Font wrote:
>> El 12 abr 2005, a las 14:17, Ralph Martin escribió:
>>>> {\small \[ your_matrix \] }
>>> Sorry, that does not work.
>> It works for me, both for displayed formulas and on-line formulas. If 
>> it is not small enough, \footnotesize makes (almost) everything 
>> smaller, \scriptsize smaller, and \tiny even smaller...
> I'll rephrase my reply.
> It DOES work, BUT it gives me a warning that \small is invalid in math 
> mode, which is what I started off by saying.
> So, how do I prevent that warning - how else do I do it so that it is 
> valid, and not invalid?

\small must be used outside math mode, as in:

	Some text {\small $ax^2+bx+c= 0$} and more text

The situation should be similar to \boldmath, which must be used 
*before* entering math mode.

Bruno Voisin

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