Typography Tutorial: Important Typography Terms in Graphics design course
Space between lines is known as leading. The default leading in every software is 120% of its font size.
Space between only two characters is known as kerning.
Space between more than two characters can be adjusted with the help of tracking.
Fonts are the different styles of writing a text in your document or design.
- Baseline shift
Text is always written on its baseline as you see in notebooks, Shifting the text above or below from its baseline can be done with the baseline shift command.
There is a total of four types of Indents. Indents are meant to give space. Four Indents are First line Indents, Left Indents, Right Indents, and Last line Indents.
- Before and After Paragraph space
To give space before and after the paragraph we can adjust using this command.
All topics covered in a book written in one place with their pages are known as Index and can be done by Index command.
Aligning text Left, Right, Center or to Align it justify is done with the help of alignment commands
Text is written in its baseline which is situated on the bottom of the text, It is to be set that text should be written in a straight line.
- Text case
There are many types of cases in the text like UPPERCASE, lowercase, Sentence Case, and tOGGLE cASE. ALL CAPS and small caps can be included in these test cases.
- Drop Cap
The First Letter of a Paragraph with Big in size covering two or more lines of the paragraph is Drop Cap.
Text columns are used in paragraphs and are useful in Magazines, newspapers, and books layout
Typing by giving spaces in words can be easily done by tab settings in text.
The table consists of rows and columns and text is adjusted in between this, which usually helps in making calendars and table charts with text.
The meaning of words to be written at bottom of the page is with this footnote command.
- Superscript and subscript
Writing text small in size and above the baseline is superscript and below the baseline with small size it is subscript.
- Warp Text
When taking any Image or any Illustration near the paragraph the text goes away from these images and the illustration is with the help of the warp text command.
- Paragraph Text
Text written in some particular area defined is called paragraph text.