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Issue 2012, Number 1    [Published 2012-10-22]



Writing guitar chords with LaTeX

We selected to illustrate a very recent package, gtrcrd, by Riccardo Bresciani, allowing the guitar players to add chords on top of the text. For exemplification, we chose the well known Beatles song And I Love Her. Here is the pdf and the source.

Font quizzes

Below are some font-related curiosities. Try your hand at some quizzes on typography terms, and a kerning test.

Typography terms

A reader comment from this blog:

 Q: "Which of them are terms used in fontography, and which are just pretentious blather?"
 A: Is this a trick question?

Kerning test

  • We look at typeset material daily, but can you position the letters like a type designer? http://type.method.ac

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