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Re: kerning in PageMaker

Joyce Resnik:


A good font has many kerning pairs built into it. In PageMaker go to the
paragraph menu, click spacing, in the paragraph spacing attributes be
sure that auto kerning above 4 pts is turned on. Custom kerning is more
a matter of judging by eye -- do the letters avoid colisions, are they
evenly spaced? -- rather than a set of rules.

For the spacing between lines of type, let the type breath and speak. Is
the type clear? Is the type balanced? Does the spacing fit the mood or
goal of the type?

Ken Chute

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