Line text length

Subject: Line text length
From: DIGEST Bruce Byfield <byfield -at- DIRECT -dot- CA>
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 1996 22:57:23 +0800

Frÿdÿric Wronecki <frederic -dot- wronecki -at- WANADOO -dot- FR> writes:

Subject: Line text length

Isn't there a different "maximum width" according to the font used (i.e. shorter

ÿlines with SansSerif fonts), and to the font size?

An alternate practice I've heard is that no line should be longer about 52

ÿcharacters and spaces long, regardless of font size.


Bruce Byfield (byfield -at- direct -dot- ca)

Burnaby, B. C., Canada (604) 421-7189

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