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Subject:RE: serif and sans-serif font sizes From:Beth Agnew <Beth -dot- Agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 30 Nov 2006 12:13:30 -0800
It's a message from the universe that perhaps you shouldn't be mixing the
two fonts in the same sentence. :-) Why do you not want to change the type
size of Arial when it occurs in a sentence full of Times? If you have a
compelling reason, it's easy enough in Frame to create a character format
just for those instances.
How widely available do the fonts have to be? There are choices that work
well together, but they take you outside the Base 14 Fonts, and you must
think about whether your users will need to have them.
Gill Sans is a good choice, size-wise, but not always available on every
machine. Of course, if you're delivering a PDF that may not be a problem.
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Subject: serif and sans-serif font sizes
In Frame, I'm using Times New Roman for the serif and Arial for the
sans-serif. The Arial text is larger than the Times, so when I mix the 2
fonts in the same sentence (using 10 point text) it looks pretty bad. I
don't want to change the font size of the Arial. Can someone suggest a
different sans-serif font to go with the Times? Or a serif font to go with