Example Arial 18 point Bold 1 Font Face also called typeface It is a graphic

Example arial 18 point bold 1 font face also called

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Example: Arial 18 point Bold 1. Font Face also called typeface. It is a graphic representation or the shape of characters. A typeface is a family of related fonts. Example: Bookman Old Style 2. Font Size the size of a font, typically represented in points (pt).The font size is the distance from the top of the capital letters to the bottom of the "descenders" in letters such as "g" and "y." Example: 12 point Text 24 point Text 3. Font Styles refers to whether text is bold , italicized , underlined, or any combination of the three. The term font style refers to the particular style of textual characters. . Example: Bold, Italic , Underline, Strikethrough, superscript or subscript , embossed or shadow Use bold fonts for emphasis, to highlight important points. Whole paragraphs of text set in bold type are hard to read. In some instances it is useful to readers to have titles , proper names , or key terms in a manual within a block of copy highlighted with bold for ease in scanning. Use italics to emphasize small amounts of text within a block of text. Avoid long passages in italics. It is harder to read than normal roman faces. When they are not a common part of your language, italicize foreign words and phrases . Underlines are appropriate for section headings and some bibliographical notations. In web browsers, default settings typically distinguish hyperlinks by underlining them
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CHAPTER 4 TEXT MULTIMEDiA 3 FONT TERMINOLOGY Baseline the line on which the bases of characters are arranged x-height the distance between the baseline and the top of a lower- case letter x Cap-height the distance between the baseline and the top of a capital letter Ascenders/Descenders strokes that rise above the x-height/drop below the baseline Point Size body size This example shows the Times New Roman font Hierarchy used to guide the reader’s eye to whatever is most important using different level of emphasis Leading the distance between successive baselines.
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CHAPTER 4 TEXT MULTIMEDiA 4 Tracking overall space between characters. Sometimes called character spacing . Kerning adjustment of space between certain pairs of letters (e.g. AV) to make them look more uniform. space between specific character. Cases upper and lower. BALL vs ball Case Sensitive exactly matched. (Example: password) Normal Tracking Tight Tracking Loose Tracking (Regular) (Condensed) (Expanded)
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CHAPTER 4 TEXT MULTIMEDiA 5 FONT CATEGORIES/ TYPES OF FONT Fonts can be characterized as 1. Serif. Serif characters have a little "flag" or decoration at the end of the letter stroke.
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