Re: In the news: Font size matters

Subject: Re: In the news: Font size matters
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:52:57 -0700

Roll over, Aldus Manutius!

>
> Exactly my first thought, too. For a quick example of this kind of
> disparity, compare a sample of 14 point Verdana with a sample of 14 point
> Calibri. To the eye, all the characters in Calibri are about 20% smaller
> than Verdana, and that size difference goes into more whitespace between
> lines. You have to bump Calibri up to about 17 points to roughly match
> Verdana, and then the effective difference in leading becomes even more
> noticeable.
>
> -Fred Ridder

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References:
In the news: Font size matters: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: In the news: Font size matters: From: Lynne Wright
Re: In the news: Font size matters: From: Peter Neilson
RE: In the news: Font size matters: From: Fred Ridder

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