# [texhax] Massive font sizes

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Sat Feb 4 20:11:05 CET 2006

```    The & that comes out is large, but nowhere near page-size.  Do you know
how I can make this font available in size 426?

Sorry, I lost track of the original question.  Do you just want a few
giant characters, or the whole document, with italic etc. going along?

Doing just a few characters is easy with primitive commands:
\font\mybigfont = cmr17 at 15cm
{\mybigfont \&}

To mess with fonts generally for the whole LaTeX document, Martin's