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1.01 Typography

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Monospace
letters share an equal amount of space, no matter their size
Proportional
letters take up space relative to their size
Leading
vertical spacing of lines of text
Kerning
horizontal spacing between letters
Tracking
vertical spacing between large blocks of text
Serif
characters have attributes on the tips
Sans Serif
characters do not have attributes on the tips
Ornamental/Decorative
typeface designed strictly to catch the eye
Script
characters appear to have been written by hand.
Typeface
the basic design of a character
Font
a specific size, weight, and style applied to a character
Font style
the slant and weight of a character, such as bold or italic.
Font family
a group of similarly formatted typefaces
Typography
the design of the characters and the way they are presented on the page.