[texhax] Massive font sizes

dch david at carter-hitchin.clara.co.uk
Tue Feb 7 23:29:01 CET 2006

Karl Berry wrote:

>    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
>approach of loading packages is needed.
Hi Karl,

Hooray - this works!  Many thanks for your help.  I'll study this and 
figure out how it works.


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