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Type Contrast - Use Type Features to Create Contrast
Mix large type with small type. Combine serif with sans serif type to create type contrast. There are many ways to create contrast with type.
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/contrast/ss/contrast_5.htm
Using Reversed Type Treatments in Desktop Publishing
Here are ways to use reversed type as well as what to avoid when setting text in reversed type.
http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/intermediate/a/reversedtype.htm
Using Bold Type in Desktop Publishing | Typestyle Tutorial
How and when to use bold type in your documents. Examples of Typeface weights and tips on using bold type for emphasis and how not to overdo the use of ...
http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/typestyles/a/bold.htm
Typography and Fonts - Using Type and Fonts in Graphic Design
Typography is crucial to almost all design projects. Learn the basic terms, how to use type, and where to get fonts.
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/typographyfonts/
Type Families - Using Type Families in Graphic Design
The different options available within a typeface, such as roman, bold and italic, make up a type family.
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/typographyfonts/tp/type_families.htm
Adobe Illustrator Type Tools – The Area Type Tool
The “area type tool” is for constraining type within a path, allowing you to create blocks of text in any shape. Start by creating a path with one of the shape tools or  ...
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/illustratortutorials/ss/ai_type_3.htm
Decorative Type - Desktop Publishing - About.com
Script fonts, fonts with extreme features such as swashes or exaggerated serifs, and any fonts designed to be used at larger than body copy sizes can be ...
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/glossary/g/Decorative-Type.htm
How To Type Characters With Acute Accent Marks - Desktop ...
How to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/finetypography/ht/acute.htm
How to Use the Adobe Illustrator Type Tools - About Graphic Design
There are several tools for creating type, all found on the Illustrator toolbar, and each with a different function.
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/illustratortutorials/ss/ai_type.htm
SelectTypeDraw - The Type Tool in Adobe InDesign
Use the Type Tool to insert text in your InDesign document. If you look at your Tools palette, you will see that the Type Tool has a flyout window.
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/indesigntutorials/ss/id_selectdraw_6.htm
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