Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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FontSize

FontSize
is an option for Style and Cell that specifies the default size in printer's points of the font in which to render text.

DetailsDetails

  • The size of a font is typically taken to be the distance from the top of the highest character to the bottom of the lowest character.
  • A printer's point is approximately of an inch.
  • Fonts with the same nominal point size may not look the same size to the eye.
  • In graphics, FontSize->Scaled[s] gives a font whose point size is a fraction s of the horizontal plot range.

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Specify the font size in printer's points:

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Specify the absolute font size using predefined symbolic values:

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Introduced in 1996
(3.0)
| Updated in 2007
(6.0)