# LaTeX/Fonts - Wikibooks, open books for an open world - changing font size latex

## Font sizes, families, and styles - Overleaf, Online LaTeX Editor changing font size latex

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.

You can change font size using \fontsize{10}{12}\selectfont (the first number is the pt size of the font, the second number the space in pts between lines: this.

LaTeX font size. Per default latex use Note: Other documentclasses have other default font sizes! For example How to change the size of a word: {\command.