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Complete Manual of Typography, The: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type, 2nd edition

  • Jim Felici

Published by Adobe Press (July 14th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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Complete Manual of Typography, The: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type

ISBN-13: 9780132821919

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Table of contents

Part 1: Typographic Basics

1    The State of the Art and How We Got Here
2    Units of Typographic Measurement 
3    About Typefaces
4    About Fonts
5    The Basics of Using Typefaces
6    Typesetting versus Typewriting
7    Setting Type on a Personal Computer
8    What Makes Good Type Good (and Bad Type Bad)

Part 2: How to Set Type

9      Measure, Point Size, and Leading
10    Controlling Hyphenation and Justification
11    Kerning and Tracking
12    Managing Indention and Alignment
13    Special Characters and Special Situations
14    Document Structures and Typographic Conventions
15    Tables
16    Language-Specific Issues
17    Typesetting with StyleSheets
18    Resolution Issues: Print, Screen, and Web

part three References

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