Thursday, 6 September 2012

[TYPE ANATOMY] baseline (base line)


語義 definitions

  • descenderを除いた文字の底部がその上に接する仮想の水平線。【同】writing line, z-line, zee-line, reading line
  • The imaginary horizontal guideline on which the bottoms of letters without descenders optically range.
    [NOTE] In most typefaces, the descenders on letters extend down below the baseline while curved or pointed letters extend ever-so-slightly below the baseline.

図解 illustrations

Typeface: Adobe Garamond Pro Regular

参考文献など references, etc.


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