C. An imaginary line upon which the base of each capital & letter rests.
B. An imaginary line that runs along the top of the capital letters.
D. An imaginary line that runs along the tops of the lower case letters
a. The part of lowercase letters (such as k, b, and d) that ascends above the x-height of the other lowercase letters in a font.
b. An imaginary line that runs along the top of the capital letters.
c. An imaginary line upon which the base of each capital & letter rests.
e. Distance from base line to mean line, also the hight of the letter 'x'.
e. An imaginary line that runs along the tops of the lower case letters.
d. distance from base line to mean line, also the hight of the letter 'x'
The paragraphs in a document that make up the bulk of its content. ______ should be set in an appropriate and easy to read face, typically at 10 or 12 point size.
C. Body text
E. A stroke on a lowercase letter form that falls below the baseline.
B. A small decorative stroke at the end of a letter's main strokes. It improve readability by leading the eye along the line of type.
A. One of the variations in appearance, such as italic and bold, that make up the faces in a type family.
Adjusting the average distance between letters in a block of text. Generally, large type requires proportionally less space between letters to appear subjectively right visually while small type requires more letter spacing to appear right.
A subjective feeling that graphic elements (such as fonts) are different but work together well.This gives a feeling of variety without losing harmony. Within a particular font, ______ also refers to the differences of stroke thicknesses that make up the characters.
b. Drop cap
A subjective feeling that graphic elements (such as fonts) are different but work together well.
This gives a feeling of variety without losing harmony. Within a particular font, contrast also refers to the differences of stroke thicknesses that make up the characters. For example, Myriad has low contrast and Bodoni has high contrast.
set of smaller letters
complete set of capital letters that are the same x-height of lower case
numbers that are the same hight as the capital letters and sit on the baseline
Old style figures
Set of numbers that are compatible with lower case letters
Superior and inferior figures
small numbers, usually slightly smaller than the x-height, used for footnotes and fractions
Superior- hang from the capline
Inferior- sit on the baseline
Common mathematical expressions made up of a superior figures and inferior figure, and a slash mark
Two or more characters linked together as one nit, such as "ff" and "&"
a system of a standard signs used in written and printed matter to structure an separate units and to clarify meaning
characters with accents for foreign language typesetting or for indicating pronunciation
assorted sings, symbols, reference marks and ornaments designed for use with a type font
ratio between relative width and the height of a letter
ratio between black vertical strokes of letters and the intervals of white between them
Letters that slant to the right but are structurally the same as upright letters (Oblique) other ex: Script and italic
Relation between thick and thin strokes
the tradition method of setting foundry type by hand
A machine that cast a line of type on a single metal slug
________ types are useful in text because the serifs help distinguish
individual letters and provide continuity for the reader's eye.