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Digital Multimedia 3rd Ed. 9 Text and Typography

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 44 pages.

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This is Chapter 9, Text and Typography, from Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition. It introduces the principles of typography and discusses character sets, fonts and the layout and formatting of text.

First published 2009-02-27

This chapter includes discussions of the following topics:

  • Character Sets: Standards. Unicode and ISO 10646.
  • Fonts: Accessing Fonts. Classification and Choice of Fonts. Font Terminology. Digital Font Formats.
  • Layout and Formatting: Text in Graphics. Inline and Block Formatting. Markup and Stylesheets.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Digital Multimedia, 3rd Edition is also available for free download from the book’s support site.

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