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Typography on Screen

Writing and reading on-screen differs from print so typography online has its own idiosyncrasies. Learn what you can and cannot control and which type treatments work best for Web, email, and other non-print forms of communication.

Web Typography
Jennifer Krynin discusses font families, font size, and other attributes and how they are expressed in the language of the Web.

Dynamic Fonts
Gain greater control over the appearance of fonts on a Web page through the use of OpenType and TrueDoc technology. About.com Web Design / HTML Guide Jennifer Krynin explains.

Font Size Measures on the Web
In print we use absolute font sizes -- the size we specify is the size the font is printed at. But on the Web, relative font sizes can make for a better user experience.

Font Weight on the Web
Tell a Web browser how fat or skinny a font should be using these specific commands.

Italics and Emphasis on the Web
How to use italics on the Web.

Small Caps - A Font Variety
Are small fonts just for print? Find out.

Standard Fonts on Windows and Macintosh
What will readers see if you use fonts on your Web page that they don't have on their computer?

Choosing Fonts for Your Mobile Website
Did you know that Web safe and Mobile safe fonts aren't necessarily the same?

High-Quality Fonts For a Better Mobile Experience
Here's a list of specific fonts to consider and links to more mobile typography information from DesignReviver.

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