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Great Web Typography

Great Web Typography

Wendy Peck

ISBN: 978-0-764-53700-4

Feb 2003

338 pages

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* Demystifies Web typography by revealing the secrets of professional developers!
* Shows how to find, select and implement Web typography that will give any site a slick, professional look!
* Demonstrates how to use Cascading Style Sheets and other technologies to control the way type appears on any browser!
* Describes how to make beautifully design sites download super-fast.
* Shows how to set type that wraps around images and other objects on the page.
* Provides professional secrets for increasing type legibility.
* Provides recipes for type special effects that will "wow" site visitors and ensure that they come back for more!
* Includes real-world case studies and examples from top companies.
* Includes interviews with top Web design experts and Web type gurus.



Part I: Getting Started with Web Typography.

Chapter 1: Defining Web Type Issues.

Chapter 2: Design Principles for Web Type.

Chapter 3: Working with HTML Text.

Part II: Controlling Web Type with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Chapter 4: What Is CSS?

Chapter 5: Creating Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 6: CSS Menus.

Chapter 7: Design with CSS Content Text.

Part III: Graphic Type for the Web.

Chapter 8: Introduction to Graphic Typography.

Chapter 9: Creating Graphic Text for the Web.

Chapter 10: Customizing Graphic Text for the Web.

Chapter 11: Graphic Type Special Effects.

Chapter 12: Putting It All Together.

Part IV: Typography for Flash.

Chapter 13: Creating Basic Type in Flash.

Chapter 14: Perfecting Type in Flash.

Appendix A: Where To From Here?

Appendix B: Which Software Does What?

Appendix C: Chapter 6 HTML Code and Style Sheet.


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