Re: General writing question

Subject: Re: General writing question
From: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:38:43 +0200

OK. Yet another "How do I convince my clients that they're idiots?"
question ;)

Seriously, though, I have a newbie question.

I've read/heard in the past that Serif is best for print, and Sans for the
computer screen. *Are there single-source systems that allow you to set
different fonts for screen & print?*
Yes, I know, PDFs can be both. But, I'd still like an answer to the above
question.

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On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 8:32 PM, Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com>
wrote:

> Ha! Exactly.
>
> But if the client is still wedded to print docs, it would be easier to
> transition them to pdfs over the short term; going with contextual or
> webhelp seems like too much of a technological leap. Especially given that
> the project is currently bogged down in a disagreement over what fonts to
> use.
>
> From: Tony Chung [mailto:tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca]
> Sent: January-26-17 1:24 PM
> To: Tammy Van Boening <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>; Wright, Lynne
> <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>; lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org;
> techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: General writing question
>
> PDFs? How about just online and in the moment? Why are people even reading
> documentation at all? We have more interesting things to write to assist
> our users.
>
> -Tony
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 08:00 Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com<
> mailto:Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com>> wrote:
> Nevermind font preference... I'd be questioning why they are still using
> printed docs, instead of pdfs.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tammy Van Boening [mailto:tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com<mailto:
> tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>]
> Sent: January-26-17 10:20 AM
> To: Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com<mailto:Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>>;
> lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org<mailto:lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org>;
> techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com<mailto:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Subject: RE: General writing question
>
> Because these are PRINTED docs., and they want Sans Serif font for both
> headers and body and it makes the body text very hard to discern from the
> headers, especially since all the paragraph styles are In Column as well. I
> am trying to do something to enhance readability and keep the text from
> competing with bold headlines in sans serif typefaces.
>
> It's very, very hard to read as it is laid out right now.
>
> TVB
>
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References:
General writing question: From: Tammy Van Boening
RE: General writing question: From: Wright, Lynne
RE: General writing question: From: Tammy Van Boening
RE: General writing question: From: Wright, Lynne
Re: General writing question: From: Tony Chung
RE: General writing question: From: Wright, Lynne

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