Font and Typeface

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Font and Typeface :

Although “font” has largely replaced “typeface” in common usage, professionals who deal with type prefer to distinguish between the two.

“Typeface” refers to letter design; Times, Helvetica, and Garamond are all typefaces.

Typefaces are usually made up of a number of fonts: complete sets of characters in that style, like Times Roman, Times Italic, and Times Bold.

The distinction is important only when dealing with such professionals.

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