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Re: Fonts for On-line Manual

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andy crewdson <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 30 Apr 2000 23:58:53 -0700

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At 11:42 PM 4/30/00 -0700, you wrote:
>> Well, Minion is a reasonable and approved candidat. For example, Adobe
>> widely uses it in their manuals. The problem is in its monospaced
>> counterpart.
>> They are well hinted but Courier is so light that even antialiasing doesn't
>> help.
>
>Why not make a monospaced version of Minion or add a little weight to
>Courier in Fontagrapher or Fontlab? Ortry Letter Gothic which is a
>reasonably attractive sans serif monospaced font.

Or maybe one of de Groot's monospaced faces. Also, I might add that making
a homebrewed monospaced Minion could be a somewhat problematic endeavour.

andy


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