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letterspacing

(ˈlɛtəˌspeɪsɪŋ)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) typography the amount of space between each letter in a word, or the adjustment of this amount of space
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It's rare for students to get the letter-spacing problem right the first time, but doing the exercise on tracing paper makes it easy for the instructor to assist each student with his or her issues, and since all the names are different, no two solutions are the same.
To make caps easier to read, add letter-spacing and turn "kerning" on.
They go on to explain that such factors as letter-spacing, word-spacing, and leading with respect to point size are "supremely important for readability." And they mention paper, ink, contrast, color, and so on as important issues, particularly in newspaper printing.
"Any classic font (i.e., one that has withstood the test of time) will work well if attention is paid to leading, line width and letter-spacing. Different fonts may work better for particular applications (e.g., san serifs for tabular matter).