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