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What is the widest glyph in Arial?
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Usually, the em dash is the widest glyph in any typeface. The italic f is the rare glyph that extends into the ascender and the descender space making it one of the tallest in any typeface. A handy ...

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What is the single most influential book every designer should read?
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E. F. Schumacher, A Guide For The Perplexed. It has nothing to do with your work, and yet, it will affect everything that you do.

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Justification and hyphenation without proper time and tools?
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The first bit of advice is DON'T without a heads-up to your teacher. The second bit of advice is finish your report "normally" with nothing extra and print it out after proofreading and a THOROUGH ...

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What is the name for making words equal in length?
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The line length is referred to as the "measure." The above sample of different words on different lines are set "flush." They may also be referred to as being set optically aligned flush. Flush-left ...

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What's the term for CMYK ink proof/tests that are printed on inconspicuous places of packaging, newspapers, etc?
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They are correctly named printer's marks. Printer's marks are industry standards and are automatically produced by professional software prior to making printing plates. DO NOT attempt to construct ...

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Choosing placement of colorbar and registration marks in illustrator
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I think you may be confused about the die line and the placement of the printer's marks. The die line is not printed. It is provided as a non-printing guide to the area to be preserved after cutting. ...

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Double space acceptable after period before abbreviated title?
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No. Neither typographers nor editors would permit your example to survive a manuscript. EDIT: If I were forced to use such a configuration, I would kern the punctuation marks to minimize the yawning ...

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What is the term for the short lines of a square bracket?
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They are called bars. If horizontal bars cross the stroke, they are called crossbars.

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Margins between varied size elements (heading, input, and button)
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A baseline grid will distribute each baseline equally, whatever measure you choose. It sounds like you are not happy with regular spacing; but, require irregular vertical spacing to properly group ...

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