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Adobe Type Library General Information | English

Classifying Letterforms

VENETIAN OLDSTYLE

A Moderate contrast between thick and thin strokes B Axis curves inclined to the left C Irregular or lightly bracketed serifs D Diagonal bar on e

GARALDE

A More contrast between thick and thin strokes B Axis curves inclined to the left C Bracketed serifs D Horizontal bar on e

TRANSITIONAL

A Slight contrast B Curved strokes on a vertical axis or barely inclined C Thin, flat, and bracketed serifs

DIDONE (MODERN)

A Strong contrast between thick and thin ...

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