Sans serif

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
Sans Serif font

Sans serif is a font that does not contain a serif. Some good examples of sans serif fonts are Arial, Century Gothic, Helvetica, Impact, Tahoma, Trebuchet MS, and Verdana. Studies have shown that users find fonts with serifs easier to read in print, whereas sans serif is better on the web. The image to the right is a visual example of a Serif and sans serif font.

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