The weight of a particular font is the thickness of the character outlines relative to their height. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Font#Font_characteristics#weight in CSS, font-weight property is used for setting font-weights (SURPRISE!) http://www.w3.org/wiki/CSS/Properties/font-weight ...

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Origin of numerical font weight descriptions in typography

The CSS specification (among several others) establish that, when selecting a font, the font-weight may be described using numerical descriptors ranging from 100 to 900 at 100 increments, where 400 is ...
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Thick “Initial” font, with a particular “S”

I want wondering if anyone knew of any commercial-free fonts where the "S" doesn't curve down, but instead the ends go horizontally? I'm having a hard time searching for something with that kind of ...
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Should an arrow be the same weight as the text?

I am creating a directional sign for an apartment building "Units 1-5 (arrow right) Units 6-10 (arrow up)". If I make the arrows the same weight as the text they do not stand out very well. Is it bad ...
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“semi-bold” font in Photoshop

Is there a way to adjust a font width between normal and "Faux Bold" in Adobe Photoshop? Or define how thick will be a font while "Faux Bold" is set?
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SVG font-weight changes when rendered in html

I have a logo in SVG format that I am using on a UI Prototype I'm creating using HTML5. I created the SVG using Inkscape. Today I noticed the logo's font-weight has changed, and I can't seem to change ...
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How to Group Font Weights

I have a pet peeve when I download free fonts on the web and once they install all the weights are their separate font. Is there a way I can put them under one font that way I can just change the ...