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Chapter 3. Font Controls > Making Text Italic

Making Text Italic

The two kinds of styled text—italic and oblique—are often confused. An italic font refers to a special version of a particular font, redesigned with more pronounced serifs and usually a slight slant to the right. An oblique font is simply a font that is slanted to the right by the computer (Figure 3.8).

Figure 3.8. Italic or oblique?



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