The adjustment of spacing between font glyphs to achieve a visually pleasant arrangement.

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Difference between kerning vs letter spacing?

What is the difference between kerning vs. letter spacing?
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What is kerning and what is the point of it?

From what I see here, it seems kerning is just rearranging the space between letters. However, the comments here lead me to believe there's more to the story. Is kerning really that simple? Is the ...
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My Xylophone is off key; Understanding this kerning

I was playing a kerning game where the goal is to see if you can kern a word by eye and then compare your kerning with that of the designer. I was doing... ok. Until I got to: I kerned is as such: ...