Fixing characters that don't look right


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Fixing characters that don't look right

In this lesson we're going to talk about how to fix characters that don't look right. You need the files biblio_sans_ characters.html and biblio_sans_characters.css from the Exercise folder. Open up the HTML file in your browser to see what we're working with. And I would point out a mistake I made at the start of this project. When I guided you on how to pick a font for this project I didn't consider all of the important characters. I didn't look at the quotation marks. I waited until the very end to switch the quotation marks to the true curly marks, which it don't usually do in real life.

I usually switch them over near the beginning because the double prime marks tend to bug me. But for this course I waited until the end. The very end seems to like a really good time to introduce the details of punctuation. And guess what? I don't care for these quotation marks. They are too small and dark on the page. They don't work with the flow and texture of the font...

Fixing characters that don't look right
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Fixing characters that don't look right provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Laura Franz as part of the Typography for Web Designers

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Web
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TextWrangler
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