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Basics of typography

Your computer isn’t a typewriter.

This cheat sheet covers most of the fundamental elements of type and includes a list of keyboard shortcuts that allow typing of all sorts of special characters that, once upon a time, were strictly the province of typesetters. No more need to type a double hyphen when you can type an em-dash; no more need to type an asterisk or lower-case o when you can type a bullet.

The document is formatted for printing double-sided on a single sheet of tabloid-size paper, which then can be folded in half to create a four-page brochure.
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tactimus's avatar
awesome thank you
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Yer welcome! Always happy to share. :-)