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Computers and Typography by Rosemary Sassoon

By Rosemary Sassoon

"Computers and Typography" bridges the space among these within the box of pcs and people occupied with typography. It units out to elevate understanding of the significance of letterforms and structure. The separate chapters, written via overseas experts of their box, tension that the teachings discovered in 5 centuries of printing are nonetheless appropriate at the present time, and shouldn't be missed. it is a beneficial source for all taken with layout and instructing, and everybody whose paintings consists of textual content.

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As I mentioned in an earlier footnote, the one thing you most want to avoid is to substitute CSS or raw font redefinition codes 38 · COMPUTERS AND TYPOGRAPHY 2 for the actual HTML commands. You absolutely want browsers to know what is a head, and at what level; what is a paragraph, and so on. Attempts to sidestep these built-in document definition helpers will result in visual jumble similar to what happens when a word processed document, in which the typist used the space bar to achieve perfect horizontal placement, is suddenly viewed at another size, or in a different typeface, or simply on a different machine which uses different default page parameters or font metrics.

Well, a word in Morse code is simpler than a word in ABC. But do you think that the entire text written in Morse code would be easier to read than the text in ABC? Actually, the average mixed Japanese text consists of 30% of Kanji (core of word) and 70% of Kana (frill of word) ... this doesn’t mean that Japanese speak mostly frills! Anyway, Kanji stands out in the grey sea of the phonetic scripts. These instantly recognisable Kanji are very much like icons on the computer screen, so to speak. Q15.

Some radicals stand alone as single, meaningful Kanji. A radical for ‘tree’ is a Kanji for ‘tree’ or ‘wood’ as well. A set of the juxtaposed two ‘tree’ radicals is a Kanji for ‘woods’. A set of the three is a Kanji for ‘forest’. The ‘tree’ radical and the ‘old’ radical together make a Kanji for ‘wither’ or ‘decay’. A Kanji ‘woods’ and a Kanji ‘forest’ together form a word ‘jungle’. A Kanji ‘tree’ and a Kanji ‘wither’ form a word ‘wintry wind’. Many English words are also made up with smaller, simpler elements, eg.

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