Typography on the Web

Typography on the Web

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Webmasters and graphics professionals involved with Web page design need wait no more for choices in what fonts they can use on the Web. With this practical book in hand, readers get the latest information and tips on how to incorporate advances in Web typography--including Bitstream's TrueDoc typesetting system and cascading style sheets--to make Web pages even more exciting. A short section reviews basic typographical principles, making the book a great reference to keep handy. It also includes a multiplatform CD-ROM loaded with a variety of shareware and freeware utilities and tools to help readers get up-to-speed on Web typography. Features: * Covers TrueDoc and cascading style sheets * Features hands-on guidance to using Web typography effectively * Provides an overview of traditional typographical principles * Includes one CD-ROM loaded with freeware and shareware
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 350 pages
  • 187 x 234 x 36mm | 1,098g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index
  • 0126455457
  • 9780126455458

Table of contents

Part 1 Fundamentals of typography: readability - the historical objective; it's all in the face; principles of typography; the Santa Clara system. Part 2 Digital typography: how typography works on a computer. Part 3 Typesetting for the Web: typesetting with HTML; special HTML techniques; Web text layout techniques. Part 4 Cascading style sheets - introduction to cascading style sheets; using cascading style sheets. Part 5 Bitstream TrueDoc: introduction to TrueDoc; using TrueDoc in Web pages; Web authoring software featuring TrueDoc; hedging your bets. Part 6 Advanced techniques for Web typography: advanced HTML techniques; using typesetting with dynamic HTML; using special techniques for large volume publishing; typography for Net-TV; what's your type?; appendix.
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