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X-Height as Used in Typography and Desktop Publishing
Typefaces with very large x-height relative to the ascender and cap height of the font have shorter ascenders and descenders and thus less white space ...
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 ...
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.
X-Height Definition as Used in Web Design
Definition of the term x-height as it applies to web typography.
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.
An Introduction to Typeface / Letter Anatomy - 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 ...
Aspect Ratio Table of Common Fonts - Web Design/HTML - About.com
Ratio of X-Height to Font Size for Some Commonly Used Fonts. By Jennifer ... Font aspect ratios are calculated by dividing their x-height by their size. This table  ...
Why Use the Font-Size-Adjust Property
When you set the font-size-adjust property, you tell the browser what the x-height ratio should be for the font. Then, when it displays the font, it adjusts the size to ...
differing BMR calculations - Calorie Count - About.com
Women: BMR = 655 + ( 4.35 x weight in pounds ) + ( 4.7 x height in inches ) - ( 4.7 x age in years ) Men: BMR = 66 + ( 6.23 x weight in pounds ) ...
Basic Terminology in Typography - Definitions - Graphic Design
The x-height is the distance between the meanline and the baseline. It is referred to as the x-height because it is the height of a lowercase "x." This height can ...
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