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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 ...
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
Definition of the term x-height as it applies to web typography.
http://webdesign.about.com/od/fontsglossary/g/x-height-defined.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
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 ...
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/typographyfonts/tp/letter_anatomy.htm
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  ...
http://webdesign.about.com/od/fonts/a/font-aspect-ratio-table.htm
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 ...
http://webdesign.about.com/od/csstutorials/ss/using-font-size-adjust_2.htm
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 ) ...
http://caloriecount.about.com/forums/weight-loss/differing-bmr-calculations
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 ...
http://graphicdesign.about.com/od/typographyfonts/tp/basic_type_terms.htm
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