[texhax] A macro needed for small italics shape relative to the main bodu text size

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Sat Apr 18 20:42:46 CEST 2009

swami at mun.ca schrieb am 18.04.2009 19:34:55:
> I need to write a macro, say \sit (for small italic size)
> so that \sit{xxxx} should put the "xxxx" in a smaller italic
> shape "relative to" the body text font size (and not an absolute small italics
> size).

There is a LaTeX 2.09 package `smaller' on CTAN, dating from 1990. It has a \smaller and a \larger command. Does it help?

-- Uwe. 

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