Understanding fonts


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Understanding fonts

A Typeface is a complete set of characters, all of the letters in lowercase and uppercase plus all the numbers and punctuation marks. A typeface may also include special symbols, like the smiley face. Traditionally, a Font was a subset of a Typeface. It was a Typeface in one particular size and style. But today, most of us use the term font when we actually mean typeface. When we say Font we mean a typeface, regardless of its size and style. Let's take a quick tour of the categories of Fonts and types of Font attributes that you can set in Word 2010.

There are two broad categories of Fonts: Serif and Sans Serif Fonts. Sans meaning without as in Sansabelt pants. You'll set fonts by choosing a font from the dropdown list in the Font group on the Home tab. Some Serif fonts include Times New Roman, Garamond, Courier New, Cooper Black and Constantia. The Serif is the small decorative element. For example, at the top of the N here or on the r, the lines to the bottom of the Rs, and the Is i...

Understanding fonts
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Understanding fonts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Word
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