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Chapter 18. Fonts > The ABCs of Fonts and Typefaces (JF)

The ABCs of Fonts and Typefaces (JF)

The terms font and typeface are often used interchangeably, but they don't mean the same thing.

A typeface is a work of art—a set of letters, numerals, symbols, and punctuation marks that share a common design style and are meant to be used together. Times Roman is a typeface. What you see on a printed page is type set in a particular typeface.


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