RE: 10 point or 12 point?

Subject: RE: 10 point or 12 point?
From: "Ed" <hamonwry12 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "'Nancy Allison'" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 13:43:22 -0400

Optima may be hard to read at smaller point sizes, and the odd sans-serifs
may slow your readers down. I know that using it previously, you lose a lot
of the detail and beauty of that face when printing to a laser or inkjet.

I currently use Myriad Pro for headings and Minion Pro (both from Adobe) for
body text. We only provide PDFs for clients; no printed manual.

Hope this helps,

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> > Does anyone use Optima for body text? That's in another doc
> I'll be working on - Optima 11.5 for text. Looks awfully big
> to me (for a 5"
> text column).


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