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X-Height as Used in Typography and Desktop Publishing
In typography, x-height is the distance between the baseline of a line of type and tops of the main body of lowercase letters (i.e. excluding ascenders or ...
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/glossary/g/xheight.htm
Measuring Type for Desktop Publishing
In addition to point size, cap height and x-height are two other measures of importance. All three are moving targets. That is, two fonts at 72 points can have ...
http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/intermediate/a/measure_type.htm
Cap Height - A Typography Term - Desktop Publishing - About.com
The cap height relative to the x-height (baseline to tops of lowercase letters without ascenders: a x m...) affects the legibility of type, especially at body copy sizes.
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/glossary/fl/Cap-Height.htm
X-Height Definition as Used in Web Design - Web Design/HTML
Definition of the term x-height as it applies to web typography.
http://webdesign.about.com/od/fontsglossary/g/x-height-defined.htm
An Introduction to Typeface / Letter Anatomy - About Graphic Design
In the images below, the part of the character being discussed is in red, or circled in red. A few extra terms, such as baseline and x-height, are included to help ...
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/typographyfonts/tp/letter_anatomy.htm
Area and Surface Formulas - Mathematics - About.com
Shapes. Formula. Rectangle: Area = Length X Width A = lw. Perimeter = 2 X Lengths + 2 X Widths P = 2l + 2w. Parallelogram Area = Base X Height a = bh.
http://math.about.com/library/blmeasurement.htm
Aspect Ratio Table of Common Fonts - Web Design/HTML - About.com
Font aspect ratios are calculated by dividing their x-height by their size. This table shows my calculations for the aspect ratios of several popular font families.
http://webdesign.about.com/od/fonts/a/font-aspect-ratio-table.htm
Using the CSS3 font-size-adjust Property to Set Your Font Sizes
As you can see from the image above, fonts that are the same font-size do not always have the same x-height. In the image, I used three font families: “Century  ...
http://webdesign.about.com/od/csstutorials/ss/using-font-size-adjust.htm
Ascender - Type Anatomy Glossary - Desktop Publishing - About.com
In typography, the upward vertical stem on some lowercase letters, such as h and b, that extends above the x-height is the ascender. The height of the ascenders ...
http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/typeanatomy/g/ascender.htm
Trebuchet MS - Microsoft
Its letterforms, loosely based on sans serif typeface designs of the 1920s and 1930s, carry a large x-height and clean lines designed to promote legibility, even at ...
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