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Ascender

An informal term for a stock or other security that has risen in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5.00 and closes at $5.25, it is said to be an ascender for that trading day. See also: Decliner.
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She cautioned budding type designers that when they first get started, it can take hundreds of drafted typefaces to nail down the perfect final version.
It is visible that the brightness of typeface Times New Roman, size and leading 10/12 pt is almost identical, or at the size 8/10 pt has less brightness than typeface Arial in size and leading 8/10 pt.
Then use a serif typeface such as Times Roman, Palatino or Georgia for the printer-friendly version.
Here are the numerals and symbols from my typeface.
Feature-driven processing offers a fairly straightforward way to consider the effects of typography on reading comprehension: if a typeface is not legible, the initial feature recognition stage of processing will be slower and more difficult.
The default typeface in Internet Explorer is Times New Roman.
A good typeface, Benguiat said, ``has a rhythm - it flows.
To test his idea, Kim developed Viewpoint -- a rudimentary picture editor allowing the user to draw and manipulate pictures, design typeface fonts and write and edit text on a computer screen.
Monotype typeface experts believed that a typeface from the humanist genre would demonstrate distinct advantages in legibility in limited glance-time applications as compared to a square grotesque style.
For the typophiles among us, MoMA is selling Helvetica: Homage to a Typeface, by Lars Muller.
The first study looks at typeface persona, establishing persona profiles for a series of typefaces.
Dugold Stermer as art director of Ramparts used Times Roman for headlines and body copy because "It's a pretty typeface.