[texhax] Greek letters relatively too large

Susan Dittmar Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de
Thu Mar 13 10:46:00 CET 2014

Dr A K Hannaby schrieb:
> Using amsbook and packages: txfonts, times and mathptmx, when I call for 
> a Greek letter like \alpha in mathmode, I get a character which is 
> considerably larger (about 107%) than the companion Arabic characters.
> [...]
> \newcommand{\myalpha}{\scalebox{0.94}[0.94]{$\alpha$}} does reduce, but 
> causes errors.

You use \myalpha in math mode, correct? How about


I did not test this. If it does not help, please create a minimal (non-)working 


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