Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Sans Serif fontSans-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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