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Re: A modified StyleSheet results in FontSize fluctuations

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  • Subject: [mg110675] Re: A modified StyleSheet results in FontSize fluctuations
  • From: Christopher Arthur <aarthur at>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 02:54:27 -0400 (EDT)
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just a guess, but make sure that the fonts are set in the stylesheet 
correctly for the right kind...printout/screen/presentation/etc...

Alexei Boulbitch a écrit :
> Dear Community,
> I need to write documents and spread them in the  pdf format, while I 
> would like to keep them for myself as the Mathematica notebooks 
> containing all calculations and codes. For this purposes I like the 
> JournalArticle format that meets all my requirements, except for the 
> problem that the fonts there are too small. If you save such an article 
> as a pdf, and then print it, you cannot read the text, since the letters 
> size is much too small to see them with the bare eye. For this reason I 
> often get objections, since if I cannot provide an easily readable 
> document, I should use MS Word instead.
> To solve this I slightly modified the JourmalArticle format, by simply 
> increasing the FontSize of the Text to 16 pts, and also some other 
> FontSizes correspondingly. I also did few other minor changes, like a 
> change of the Font of Formula.
> Now comes the problem and my question:
> 1. When I now produced the notebook using this new style and transform 
> it into pdf, most of the chapters have the FontSize 16 as expected, but 
> few others - 14 pts.  This is not wanted. When I check in the original 
> notebook, the FontSize is 16 in the chapter that as shown in 16 pts as 
> well as in that shown in 14 pts.
> 2. When I check the FontSize of various chapters in the notebook, some 
> of them are 16, but some others are 14 pts. The strange thing here is 
> that they
> a) visually have the same size of the letters in the notebook (but you 
> see different figures when going to Menu/Format/FontSize), and
> b) may be shown in equal size in pdf, while some of those that have the 
> "legitimate" FontSize 16 in the notebook may appear smaller in pdf, as I 
> already reported.
> Do you have any idea, what is it, and what to do?
> I can send the notebooks with the style and the article, if any of you 
> finds it helpful.
> Regards, Alexei

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