The answer that they posted on signs and scraps of paper at universities and high schools in the United States and Canada was an affirmation in five uninflected words, rendered in a slender sans serif
font in all caps on a plain white background.
InDesign or QuarkXPress), and the only illustration tools they had at their disposal were serif and sans serif
type, and a color block or two.
Nowadays, one might hear the type term humanist with reference to Jenson-like serifed types, but it is more likely to be used in the phrase "humanist sans serif
Allan Haley, director of words and letters at Monotype, said, "The typeface forms are based on classic Roman lines and proportions with a slightly narrower proportion than many sans serif
designs, so less space is required making it eminently legible, large or small, on the page or on screen.
compare the X of a serif font with the X of a sans serif
Clearly differentiate saleable merchandise from display items meant for testing with Qosmedix clear rectangular labels that visibly read "Tester" in a legible sans serif
The symbols 0 1 6 8 9 ( ) + - X / look the same when read upside down (using a sans serif
In the free papers the mastheads are designed in lower case letters, with varied typographic elections: Sans Serif
in Metro and Adn, Slab-serif in Que
The sans serif
type is clear and bold though some pages have too much text for a picture book.
It should horizontally extend to the right of the stem similarly to the serif in serif designs and enough to be visible at small size but not too long to cause spacing problems for sans serif
Vertically, the bar is lower than 50% of ascender in sans serif
fonts, and even lower in serif ones.
As stated in The PC is not a Typewriter (Williams 1992), "Extensive studies have concluded that serif type is more readable in extended text than sans serif