Typography terms

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope
Printing terms
Top 10 Typography Terms

Uppercase text exampleASCII
Acute
Uppercase
Font
Font size
Character
Bold
Italic
Underline
Superscript

Number

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A

Example of antialiasingAccent mark
Acute
Alignment
Alphabetic
Alphanumeric
Antialiasing
Ascender
ASCII
ASCII art

B

BezierBack quote
Basefont
Background
Baseline
BDF
B├ęzier curve
Bitmap font
Block indent
Block letter
Block text
Blur
Body type
Bold
Bullet

C

characters per inchCap
Case
Center
Character
Character code
Character map
Characters Per Inch
ClearType
CPI
Curly quotes

D

Default font
Derived font
Descender
Desktop publishing
Digit
Dingbat
Display face
Downloadable font
Drop cap

E

EBCDIC
Elite
EM
Em space
En space

F

First-line indent
Font
Font conversion
Font editor
Font face
Font family
Font scaling
Font size
Font style
Foreground
Formatted text

G

Grave
Grave accent
Gutter

H

Hanging indent
Hyphenation

I

Indent
Internal font
Italic
ITC

J

Justify

K

Kern

L

Placeholder textLeading
Left align
Left quote
Letter
Lettering
Ligature
Lorem ipsum
Lowercase

M

Margin
Monospace

N

Near-typeset quality
Non-printing character

O

Oblique
Open quote
Outline font
Overstrike

P

Pica
Pixel
Placeholder text
Point
Proper case
Proportional spacing
Push

Q

Currently no listings

R

Right align
Roman
Roman numeral

S

Sans Serif fontSans serif
Scalable font
Screen font
Serif
Special characters
Stroke weight
Striketrhough
Subscript
Superscript
Symbol font
System font

T

TextTab
Text
Text editor
Title case
ToggleCase
TrueType
Type
Type 1 font
Type size
Type style
Typeface
Typeset
Typographer
Typography

U

UDF
Underline
Uppercase

V

Veronica

W

White space
Wingdings
Word
WordArt
Word processing

X

X-height

Y

Currently no listings

Z

Zapf Dingbats

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