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Old 08-13-2009, 07:34 AM   #22
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I do find that inDesign's paragraph composer helps a lot - though lines that look OK on screen may not do in print.
That’s for sure.

Just as no one should select fonts at large sizes when they are intended for text. It is too easy to be charmed by some details that are almost invisible on the page. Or worse, that make the text hard to read.

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Maybe I should send you one of my books for a critique - when I feel brave enough.
Oh, no! No books, at least not for such a purpose! I imagine you do just fine, anyway.

It occurred to me that I don’t really like hyphens either. Hyphenation is essential, but the character sure is unappealing. Good thing that it practically disappears on the page (unless, of course, it is badly used).

   
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