Type, Fonts, Faces and Cases

Many digital typography terms of today — including type, typeface, font and uppercase — trace back to the creation of metal type in Europe five hundred years ago.
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What’s in a Font Name?

Font names can be cool, cute and even comical. But what does a font’s name actually say about it? In almost all cases, font names start with their family names and include style and metric terms to differentiate them from their siblings.
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FontAgent Terminology

FontAgent adds a layer of lingo to font and typography terminology. Here's a list of some terms that describe font management functionality in FontAgent servers and clients.
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Font and Typography Terminology

Font management has a unique and specific language all its own. Here is a sampling of terms you might encounter when working with fonts and FontAgent software.
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