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Serif

In typography, a small mark attached to a letter. Serifs do not alter the meanings of letters. They are decorative and are not present in some fonts.
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It should horizontally extend to the right of the stem similarly to the serif in serif designs and enough to be visible at small size but not too long to cause spacing problems for sans serif designs.
Different results were expected in serif and sans-serif fonts.
For ages, they have been willing to throw down over the merits of serif versus sans-serif typefaces.
Some find serif typefaces timeless, elegant and easy on the eyes for sustained reading.
Arnholm said, "It suddenly came to me out of the blue that a square serif design was needed to round out the ITC Legacy family.
has introduced the Soho[TM] typeface family, a slab serif design created by Sebastian Lester of the company's UK subsidiary.
Fonts were selected to ensure a versatile assortment of type styles including serif and sans serif text fonts, script designs, decorative displays and headline fonts.
Orton died, 40 years later, his son, Lyman, continued both the store and the catalog, which is still set, as it has been from the beginning, in Times Roman type (a serif face).
And many of these are constructed with sans serif typefaces.
Over the years, we've asserted that maximum readability of one's newsletter demands that sans serif typefaces be limited to headlines, captions, display texts, and perhaps short sidebars.
This all bears repeating because we continue to see expensive, supposedly professionally designed newsletters hobbled by expanses of barely readable sans serif body text.
Epson's SXGA resolution text is clear and concise, even when projecting the gridlines of spreadsheets and small serif fonts.