re: Dual-use font

Subject: re: Dual-use font
From: Sean Hower <hokumhome -at- freehomepage -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 12:00:51 -0800 (PST)

> Kirk Turner asked:
> Is there a scheme (headings and body text) that is the
> standard for such a scenario? Does the fact that the online
> version is in a PDF and not a portal/site mitigate the
> situation at all?

I don't know if there is any standard, but I would just go with al sans-serif fonts. This will take into account the needs of online viewers without making life more difficult for those that print the doc. So, in short, design for the online user as far as font choices go.

Sean Hower - tech writer

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