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Line-height is the vertical space between lines of text on a page, also called leading.

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Choosing an appropriate font weight and line height

Typically a back-end engineer, I'm venturing into the world of vector design, trying not to hurt myself on the way. I'm aware that I'm struggling to size things, with my home brewed typography style ...
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Creating series of horizontal lines in photoshop

I want to create this final output of image as in this answer, so first I need to create horizontal lines. I am very new to photoshop and a bit aware of Gimp. As I see every answer is in photoshop. ...
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Optimum line height in relation to font size

Is there an agreement on the optimum mathematical proportion of line height and the size of a text? And if there is, is it the same for print and web?
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How to construct “lowercase digits” (i.e. text figures)?

Is there an accepted way to adjust font glyphs in order to simulate text figures? Background Text figures are "lowercase" digits. You normally use lowercase digits where you also use lowercase ...
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Line spacing in a block of text

Generally speaking, does there exist an "optimal" line height as a proportion of how high the text is, for maximum readability?
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What are standard ratios for typography on the web?

In laying out a web design, I often try to make sure that my typography is proportional and consistent. However, I haven't been able to find any definitive articles or resources on what ratios and ...