RE: Typography for gui items

Subject: RE: Typography for gui items
From: "Margaret Cekis" <Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'Richard L Hamilton'" <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>, "'techwrl'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:43:33 -0500

Richard L Hamilton asked about Typography for gui items
"Does anyone have any suggestions for typographically distinguishing gui
items like buttons or menu items in printed documents?...I'm considering
doing something typographical to set them apart.
I set up a character style named "Emphasis" that makes terms I want to stand
out bolded and one pt smaller than the body or paragraph text. By downsizing
the pt size, it emphasizes the items without overwhelming the rest of the
text. For instance, if my text font is 11-pr Arial, my Emphasis font id
10-pt Arial. Both Frame and Word support character styles. I set up Ctrl-e
as my keyboard shortcut. HTH
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA

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