The art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when viewed are referred to as typography. Selecting typefaces, point sizes, line lengths, line-spacing (leading), and letter-spacing (tracking), as well as changing the space between pairs of letters, are all part of the type arrangement process (kerning). The form, arrangement, and presentation of the letters, numbers, and symbols produced by the process are often referred to as typography. Typography and type design are closely related crafts; most typographers do not design typefaces. Some type designers do not consider themselves typographers. Typography may also be used as a decorative and ornamental device unrelated to the transmission of information.
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