Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2015     Views: 0

First, you need to check publisher requirements.  Generally, ACS style recommends to use 12 point font.  For the labels in the figure, you can use one or two points smaller than the axis labels or normal size.  However, it should be no smaller than 7 points in general.  Journals should use no smaller than 5 points.  

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