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Learning the terminology of type

Learning the terminology of type: Introduction to Graphic Design (2014)
Learning the terminology of type: Introduction to Graphic Design (2014)

A pica, the basic unit of measurement for lines of text, is equal to 12 points. A point is the unit of measure for fonts where 72 points is equal to 1 inch on a printed page. Other important terminology that is crucial to know in the world of typography include leading, tracking, kerning, glyph and stylistic alternative. Learn more terminology of type in graphic design in Graphic Design in this online tutorial.

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Q: This course was updated on 09/01/2016. What changed?

A: We revised the first four chapters with new graphics and examples.

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