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Old 07-25-2008, 09:10 AM   #3
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And to be fair, it is easier to experiment and perfect your typesetting when the printing method is the same as your proofing method.

People setting books these days probably proof on a laser printer for work printed offset. Lots of difference — type that looks nice and strong at 600 or even 1200 dpi from a laser printer may look weak when each dot is only about 6 to 10 percent as large. Besides, font technology hints at low-resolution, so the characters may not even be the same shape.

   
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