A to Z of Typography: Tips, Tricks, and Hacks!

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Typographic terms are innumerable, and some you might have never heard of before. Some of these terms can also be widely confused and misused. In this A to Z of Typography, we have gathered some terms that are essential for every designer to know. These terms are important to use when typesetting a text. Book typesetting and digital typesetting have some similarities and differences, but it all depends on the anatomy of a typeface.

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Here’s the full A to Z listing:

00:00 Intro
00:38 A is for Ascender
00:49 B is for Baseline
01:03 C is for Cap-height
01:16 D is for Descender
01:27 E is for Ear
01:42 F is for Foot
01:51 G is for Gadzook
02:06 H is for Hook
02:22 I is for Italic
02:37 J is for Joint
02:45 K is for Kerning
03:02 L is for Ligature
03:20 M is for Midline
03:29 N is for Neck
03:42 O is for Overshoot
03:58 P is for Proportional
04:15 R is for Roman
04:28 S is for Single-storey
04:44 T is for Terminal
04:58 U is for Uppercase
05:11 V is for Vertex
05:26 W is for Width
05:37 X is for X-height

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