proportional font


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proportional font

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(Computer Science) computing a font type in which the width of letters and symbols varies depending on the letter or symbol
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Noun1.proportional font - any font whose different characters have different widths
font, fount, typeface, face, case - a specific size and style of type within a type family
Bodoni font, modern font, Bodoni, modern - a typeface (based on an 18th century design by Gianbattista Bodoni) distinguished by regular shape and hairline serifs and heavy downstrokes
old style, old style font - a typeface (based on an 18th century design) distinguished by irregularity and slanted ascender serifs and little contrast between light and heavy strokes
roman letters, roman print, roman type, roman - a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
constant-width font, fixed-width font, monospaced font, typewriter font - a typeface is which each character is given the same width (as by a typewriter)
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Should DOAH's standard change to a proportional font such as Times New Roman or any of the recommended serif fonts, single spacing after sentences would be the professional choice.
Courier was the serif, mono-spaced font, Helvetica was the san serif, proportional font, Palatino was the serif, proportional font, and Monaco was the san serif, mono-spaced font.
An easy-to-read proportional font has two sizes to view more information on the screen.
In addition, it features an on-chip RSDS and LVDS transmitter, a multicolor proportional font OSD engine and is available in a 128QFP package.
The printout (see Figure 1) was nicely formatted using a proportional font complete with the use of italics, bowing and larger sizes for titles, i.
The printout [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED] was nicely formatted using a proportional font complete with the use of italics, bolding and larger sizes for titles, i.

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