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Chapter 3 Text by Mind Map: Chapter 3 Text

1. A typeface is a family of graphic characters, often with many type sizes and styles. A font is a collection of characters of a single size and style belonging to a particular typeface family.

2. Font Terminology~~> Baseline Cap height x-height Ascenders/descenders Kerning Tracking

3. Serif versus sans serif~~> Fonts can broadly be said to be of one of two types: serif or sans serif

4. The text elements used in multimedia are~~> Menus for navigation Interactive buttons Fields for reading HTML documents Symbols and icons

5. Hypertext systems are used for~~> Electronic publishing and reference works Technical documentation Educational courseware Interactive kiosks Electronic catalogs

6. Font Editing and Design Tools~~> FontLab, Ltd. Creating attractive texts Fontographer

7. Computers and Text

8. Font Mapping

9. Rasterization

10. Hypertext vs Hypermedia~~>

11. Hypertext Hypertext is a text which contains links to other texts. Hypermedia Hypermedia is not constrained to be text-based. A hypertext or hypermedia system enables the user to navigate through text in a nonlinear way.

12. Font rasterization is the process of converting text from a vector description to a raster or bitmap description

13. Specifying which font to be substitution is called font mapping.

14. Character sets Extended Character Set (ISO Latin-1) Unicode