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Type Classification and Selection I. Anatomy of A Character Ascender line

Cap height

Acender

X-Height

Typography Counter Descender Serif’s

Descender line

Mean line Baseline

II. Clasifications and common uses associated with typeface a. Roman (More formal) b. Serif (Used for headlines) c. Sans (San serif ) d. Script (Personalized documents) e. Decorative (Accents) f. Old English (Very formal) III. Guidlines for Fonts a. You have to remember that type needs to be readible and ledgible. b. Size of the type matter. Don’t use type to big or to small. c. Text type should be 12 points and smaller. d. Display tpype should be 14 points and larger.


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