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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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Should DOAH's standard change to a proportional font such as Times New Roman or any of the recommended serif fonts, single spacing after sentences would be the professional choice.
2005) reported a preference for sans serif fonts (unmodified), as determined by the rating and ranking of readability tasks.
Cambria is the new default serif font in Microsoft Office 2007.
Because of greater contrasts, serif fonts have different optical centers, found further to the left.
Still another survey of readers found the overwhelming majority feeling that serif fonts in body type were more readable than sans serif.
0's new text recognition engine can capture underlined text (including web and e-mail addresses), small serif fonts such as Times 8 and MS Serif 8, and lines of text containing mixed fonts, font sizes, styles, and colors.
As a personal bias, we would have liked this as one of the serif fonts in this package (Century Schoolbook really looks like it came out of an old book from public school).
Utterly immaterial, the mental states described (a particular emotion, a great concern) are ones prior to, or incommensurate with, language and image, a disproportionality that was thrown into relief throughout the show by the presentation of words in big, candy-hued, sans serif fonts.
The Frutiger Serif fonts support 48 western, central and eastern European languages, including Baltic and Turkish.
Among them is the Akzidenz-Grotesk(R) family, a large series of sans serif fonts first released more than a century ago and used commonly in newspapers and magazines.
Epson's SXGA resolution text is clear and concise, even when projecting the gridlines of spreadsheets and small serif fonts.