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Tables of Contents for Typography on the Web
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
ix
2
Acknowledgments
xi
2
Introduction
xiii
 
Part One Fundamentals of Typography
1
70
Chapter 1 Readability: The Historical Objective
3
10
Aesthetics
5
1
Function
6
1
Sharpness and Clarity
6
1
Legibility
6
1
Readability
7
1
Digital Irony
7
1
Digital Future
7
4
NCs
8
1
Flat Panel Monitors
8
1
Readers
8
1
Parallel?
9
1
The New Web Typography
10
1
Summary
11
2
Chapter 2 It's All in the Face
13
18
Typefaces
13
1
Typestyles
14
1
Fonts
15
1
Anatomy of Type
15
1
Characteristics of Typefaces
16
8
Letter Spacing
16
2
Serif Design
18
6
Display Typefaces
24
1
Other Typeface Classifications
24
3
Scripts
24
1
Swashes
25
1
Decorative Typefaces
25
1
Blackletters
26
1
Special Symbols
26
1
Gestalt
27
1
Combinations
28
1
Summary
29
2
Chapter 3 Typesetting Practices
31
30
Using Characters
31
13
Regular Type
31
1
Italics
32
1
Bold
33
1
Bold Italic
34
1
Underlining
34
1
All Caps
35
1
Small Caps
36
1
Raised Caps and Drop Caps
36
1
Superscripts and Subscripts
37
1
Numbers
37
1
Strikethrough
38
1
Ligatures
38
1
Display and Decorative Typefaces
39
1
Bullets
39
1
Borders
40
1
Measurement
40
1
Type Sizes
40
2
Kerning
42
1
Expanding
42
1
Hyphenation
42
1
Extended Character Set
43
1
Languages
43
1
Layout
44
13
Grids
44
2
Text
46
1
Justification
46
2
Columns
48
1
Boxed Text
48
1
Headlines and Headings
49
1
Space
50
2
Leading (Line Spacing)
52
2
Double Line Spacing
54
1
Horizontal Rules
54
1
Widows and Orphans
55
1
Paragraphs
55
1
Running Heads and Foots
56
1
Footnotes
56
1
Reverse Type
57
1
Graphics
57
1
Automation
57
1
Creativity
58
1
Summary
59
2
Chapter 4 The Rating System
61
10
Rating
61
5
Sample Document
63
1
Abnormal Page
64
2
The Web
66
1
Other Than Text Blocks
67
1
No Substitute
67
2
Page Head Designs
69
1
Summary
69
2
Part Two Digital Typography
71
54
Chapter 5 How Typography Works on a Computer
73
26
Display Realities
73
5
Resolution
73
3
Monitor Size
76
1
Put It All Together
76
1
Electronic Color
76
1
Flat-Panel Monitors
77
1
Digital Font Technology
78
10
In the Beginning There Were Bitmaps
78
1
PostScript
79
2
True Type
81
2
Rasterizing
83
1
Font Tuning
84
4
Character Set
88
1
Unicode
88
2
OpenType
90
4
OpenType Benefits
92
2
How OpenType Works
94
1
How OpenType Works on the Web
94
1
Designing Fonts
94
3
Style
97
1
Summary
97
2
Chapter 6 SGML and XML
99
26
Introduction
99
5
Content
99
1
Structure
100
2
Style
102
1
All Mixed Up
103
1
Word Processors
103
1
SGML
104
8
SGML Structure
104
5
SGML Style
109
2
Conversion for Publishing
111
1
Programs
111
1
Creativity
112
1
XML
112
4
HTML Limitations
113
1
The Compromise
113
1
XML Style Sheets
114
2
Authoring Programs
116
1
HTML
116
1
Structure and Style
117
1
Metainformation
118
2
The Future
120
2
Summary
122
3
Part Three Typography on the Web
125
84
Chapter 7 Using HTML for Web Typography
127
40
Who Do You Want to Satisfy Today?
129
1
The Markups
130
20
Universal Attributes
150
1
HTML Groups
150
3
Plain Text
150
1
Lists
151
1
Text Treatments
151
1
Global Settings
152
1
More Text Controls
153
1
Columns
153
1
Practical Considerations
153
7
Resolution
153
2
Text Wrapping
155
1
Background and Foreground (Text) Colors
155
3
Fonts
158
1
Imagelike Page Objects
158
1
Extended Character Set
158
1
Printing Web Pages
159
1
Experimentation
160
1
What's New in HTML 4.0?
161
1
Obsolete
161
1
Deprecated
161
1
HoTMetaL PRO
162
1
Testing
162
3
Summary
165
2
Chapter 8 Using Special HTML Techniques
167
20
Using GIFs
167
6
Spacer GIFs
167
1
Vertical Spacer GIFs
168
1
[img] Attributes
168
1
Using Spacer GIFs for Layout
168
5
Heading GIFs
173
1
Survey of Techniques
174
10
Scrolling and Page Flipping Controls
174
2
Background Images
176
1
Small Caps
177
1
Type Color
177
1
The [dl] and [dd] Tags
178
1
Vertical Rule
179
1
Initial Caps
179
1
Offset Text Blocks
180
1
White Space
181
1
Captions
181
1
Framing Images
182
1
Text Shaping
182
1
Forms
183
1
Offsets
183
1
Metainformation
183
1
HTML Everywhere
184
1
Xanthus iWrite
184
2
Summary
186
1
Chapter 9 Using HTML Layout Techniques
187
22
Tables
188
14
Start with the [table] Tag
188
1
Rows
189
1
Columns (Cells)
189
1
Full Window
189
1
Sample Table
190
2
Using Netscape Composer for Tables
192
9
Experimentation
201
1
Boxed Text
202
1
Modular Structure
203
2
Planning
203
1
Templates
203
2
Table Modules
205
1
The Division Markup
205
1
The Span Markup
205
1
Netscape Composer
205
1
Summary
206
3
Part Four Cascading Style Sheets
209
86
Chapter 10 Using Cascading Style Sheets
211
44
What Is a Style Sheet?
212
5
Content
213
1
Structure
213
1
Style
213
2
SGML
215
1
CSS
216
1
Anatomy
217
2
Controls
219
5
Measurements (length)
219
4
Color Coding
223
1
Classes
224
3
Classes
224
2
Pseudoclasses
226
1
Inheritance
227
1
Adding a Style Sheet to a Web Page
228
6
Embed It
229
1
Link It
230
1
Import It
231
1
Slip It Inline
232
1
What Do These Four Methods All Mean?
233
1
Cascade
234
3
Conflicts between Style Sheets
234
1
Conflicts within Style Sheets
235
1
A Strategy
236
1
First Example
237
9
Second Example
246
5
Degradability
251
1
Allaire's HomeSite
252
1
Summary
253
2
Chapter 11 CSS Reference
255
40
CSS 1
256
1
Fonts
256
6
Color and Background
262
5
Text
267
5
Layout
272
11
Classification
283
5
Sample CSS 1 Style Sheet
288
1
CSS 2
288
5
Media Types
289
1
Paged Media
290
1
Aural Style Sheet
290
1
Extended Font Selection
290
1
Tables
291
1
Extended Selector Mechanism
292
1
Relative and Absolute Positioning
292
1
Generated Content and Automatic Numbering
292
1
Text Shadows
292
1
Anchor Pseudoclass
292
1
System Colors
293
1
Conclusion
293
1
Summary
293
2
Part Five TrueDoc
295
30
Chapter 12 Introduction to TrueDoc
297
14
The TrueDoc System
297
7
Character Shape Recorder (CSR)
298
1
Portable Font Resource (PFR)
298
1
Character Shape Player (CSP)
299
1
Strategies for Using TrueDoc
300
3
What Fonts?
303
1
Hinting and Kerning
304
1
TrueDoc: Boon or Threat?
304
6
Security Objection
304
2
Other Objections
306
1
Faithful Rendering?
306
4
Network Computers and NetTVs
310
1
Summary
310
1
Chapter 13 Using TrueDoc in Web Pages
311
14
Using HexWeb Typograph
311
4
File Names
313
1
Placing the Link
313
2
Uploading
315
1
Efficiency
315
1
Using Netscape Composer
315
4
Extra Font?
317
1
Composer and CSS
318
1
Suitable Fonts
319
1
Testing
320
1
The Fallback
321
1
The Playback
321
1
With the Microsoft Browser
322
1
HTML Development
323
1
Summary
323
2
Part Six Font Embedding
325
22
Chapter 14 Introduction to Font Embedding
327
8
Compression Technology
328
1
WEFT
329
5
Embeddable?
330
1
Subsets
330
2
Two Ways to UseWEFT
332
1
Speed
332
1
Security
332
1
Other Considerations
333
1
Summary
334
1
Chapter 15 Using Font Embedding in Web Pages
335
12
Using WEFT
335
7
Bulk Treatment
341
1
Dynamic Content
342
1
Size Comparison
342
1
Screen Tuning
342
2
High-Quality Fonts
343
1
Cheap Fonts
344
1
Font Embedding and TrueDoc
344
1
Summary
344
3
Part Seven Advanced Topics in Web Typography
347
128
Chapter 16 Using Dynamic HTML for Web Typography
349
16
CSS Positioning Properties
350
5
After Positioning What?
355
3
What HTML Elements?
356
1
What Layers?
356
1
Where's the Beef?
357
1
What's an Event?
358
1
Dynamic Text Ideas
358
2
From Here to There
360
1
Readability
361
1
Dreamweaver
362
1
Fusion 3
362
1
Summary
363
2
Chapter 17 Using NetTV Typography
365
12
TVSPs and Software Vendors
365
2
Special Rendering
367
1
Resolution
368
1
Font Substitutions
368
1
HTML Extensions
369
1
HTML Extensions
370
1
Special Effects
370
1
Developing for NetTV
371
4
Color
371
1
Control Device
372
1
Twitter
373
1
Layout
374
1
HoTMetaL PRO
375
1
Testing
375
1
Predictions
376
1
Summary
376
1
Chapter 18 Forging a Web Development Strategy
377
30
Research and Comments
377
14
Mr. Wheildon's Book
377
1
The Law of Gravity
378
1
Serif or Sans Serif?
379
2
Headlines
381
1
Colored Text and Headlines
382
2
Are Italics Readable?
384
1
Justified Text
385
2
Jumps
387
2
Pamphlets
389
1
Read It Yourself
390
1
The Other Shoe Drops
391
3
Chart of Technologies
394
5
Author's Best Tips
399
1
Tips for BetterWeb Typography
399
1
Tips for the Future
400
1
New Dimensions in Typography
400
5
The Third Dimension
400
1
The Fourth Dimension
401
2
The Fifth Dimension
403
2
Summary
405
2
Chapter 19 Java Typography
407
6
JET
407
1
Why Java?
408
1
Ion
409
3
EZ Text
409
2
EZ HTML
411
1
EZ Designer
411
1
Internet Appliances
412
1
Summary
412
1
Chapter 20 Cross-media Publishing
413
16
Using an SGML-XML Authoring Program
414
7
It Starts with a DTD
415
2
Authoring with a DTD
417
4
Again
421
1
Applying Style with Style Sheets
421
1
Word Processing and SGML
422
2
Adobe Acrobat
424
1
And What about Web Printing?
425
2
Summary
427
2
Chapter 21 What's Your Type?
429
46
Traditional Text Favorites
430
7
Garamond Versions
437
4
New Typefaces for Text
441
2
Slab Serif Favorites
443
2
Traditional Italics
445
1
Other Serif Favorites
446
3
Sans Serif Favorites
449
5
Scripts
454
1
Fun but Useful Too
455
3
Decorative Typefaces
458
2
Microsoft Windows Fonts
460
5
Normal
460
2
Additions
462
1
Text
463
2
Screen-Tuned Fonts for Embedding
465
3
Bitstream
466
1
Monotype
466
2
AdobeWeb Type
468
1
Text Fonts Created from Scratch for the Web
468
2
Fonts That Work Well for Font Embedding
470
1
Fonts that Work Well with TrueDoc
471
1
Searching for the Ultimately Useful Fonts
472
3
Appendix
475
2
Glossary
477
8
Bibliography
485
2
Index
487