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The difference is that Consolas has hinting and your font does not. Pure vector graphics do not scale all too well in small size brackets (sic). small lines may become smeared across two pixels for no good reasons. To combat this scaling problem fonts implement a technique called hinting Essentially, if we simplify things a bit, hinting is a specially ...


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For a website with articles (long articles as you mentioned). Using pretty much ANY font as extra-light (weight 100 or 200 , depending on the font) will leave your readers in tears (and believe me, not of joy) and agony after reading just one article. Since it's an article, your font-size will not go over 16 and it will be incredibly hard to read. Even ...


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Are you asking how to use Myriad Pro on your website or looking for advice on which would be the best weight to use? If the former, you will need to either own a license for web-use of the typeface or use a webfont service. Adobe Typekit includes Myriad Pro. If you have a Creative Cloud package you may have access to Typekit and therefor can use it from ...


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A good practice is simply saving the ready-to-print type-outlined file as the same name with something like _outlined added to it. That way you can always revert back to the non-outlined version to make easy changes or find out the font name



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