The Typography Manual: Understanding Fonts, Letters, Characters And More

On November 8, 2009

App Type: iPhone

The Typography Manual: Understanding Fonts, Letters, Characters And More

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By: The Typography Manual

Version #: 1

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Price: 3.99

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Graphic designers, writers, artists, and publishers of all kinds will all appreciate the huge amount of information and resources contained in The Typography Manual app. This is a sixty-page manual converted into an app, along with several handy glossaries, guides, and calculators as well. It provides a basic history of type and explains the proper approaches to setting text.

It also delivers more contemporary information, including typography on the web, and keyboard shortcuts for Mac users. The Typography Manual app provides a comprehensive analysis of typesetting issues, and among the most useful tools contained within the app are the Mac Character Keyboard combinations and the HTML character codes as well. These are pocket reference tools meant to streamline the workflow of any graphic layout.

The app also provides a remarkably handy Em Calculator that can cut website and Internet development time dramatically by scaling type for the web. The Typography Manual app also has a helpful Font Size Ruler that will show the user what the numeric size of the type on a printed page is.

There are many handy apps for graphic designers and artists, including color apps and HTML guides, but The Typography Manual app is a truly unique offering that explains the proverbial hows and whys of layout.

This app is designed exclusively for use with iPod Touch and iPhone devices. The Typography Manual app costs $3.99 for the download and many updates and upgrades are anticipated.

If you are in need of a helpful tool for working with text, this is the right app to download today.

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