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Re: question about font

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From: Ratliff, Diana M.
Date: Sep 13, 2001 9:57AM


It's coincidental you should ask this, Rachael, because I just read an
article about it yesterday. Basically, the article concluded that while
Verdana is usually a very readable font, that it should be AVOIDED for web
pages (as should Arial) because Unix computers will view those pages poorly
(something about metrics being badly set and those two fonts looking very
small).
The author recommends helvetica & sans-serif.
Diana Ratliff
Head Underling & Accessible Design Specialist
IAT Services, Adaptive Computing Technology (ACT) Center
573/882-5958 * <EMAIL REMOVED>
FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! (It comes bundled with the software.)