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Old 07-26-2008, 06:33 PM   #5
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The only useful sample a printer could provide is your file output at the printer’s normal resolution actually printed on a press. For a regular customer who brings in large jobs, this is not unheard-of. For a casual customer with a little job, not so likely.

As for leading, it should be proportional to the type size and design and to the measure (line-width). Too much leading can be as irritating as too little.

But authors rarely have control over such things; the publisher and the art director or designer determine leading and other details. If they are competent, the author is lucky. If not, then …

   
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