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COUNTER In typography, a counter is the area of a letter that is entirely or partially enclosed by a letter form or a symbol (the counter-space/the hole of). Letters containing closed counters include A, B, D, O, P, Q, R, a, b, d, e, g, o, p, and q.

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House styles are fonts that are saved as a certain type of style.For example, Times New Roman, 12pt, black, aligned left could be saved as a House Style. House Styles are particularly used in Newspaper and magazine publishing so that publishers can keep a consistent style of font throughout.

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ITALICS - Roman typefaces are usually upright, italic typefaces slant to the right. But rather than being just a slanted or tilted version of the roman face, a true or pure italic font is drawn from scratch and has unique features not found in the roman face.

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Extended: is where the space between the letters is increased and moved further apart than normally.

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Condensed fonts are narrower versions of the standard typefaces in a specific type family. Some fonts that are not part of a larger family may be described as condensed if they are much taller than they are wide.

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The weight of a typeface is how heavy the strokes are in each character, as shown in this picture

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In type terminology there are serifs and san serifs, Serifs are type faces with flicks on the ends of letters as seen in the photograph and San Serifs are type faces without any flicks on the letters.

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In typography, a serif is a small line attached to the end of a stroke in a letter or symbol. A typeface with serifs is called a serif typeface

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Text Justification

Justified is when text is aligned along the left margin, letter and word-spacing is adjusted so that the text falls flush with both margins, also known as fully justified or full justification.

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Bowl: The fully closed, rounded part of a letter. Definition: In typography, the curved part of the character that encloses the circular or curved parts (counter) of some letters such as d, b, o, D, and B is the bowl.

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