Text formatting via Butterick´s Practical Typography


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Extract from Butterick´s Practical Typography 

“In a printed document, don’t underline. Ever. It’s ugly and it makes text harder to read. See for yourself—

Underlining is another dreary typewriter habit. Typewriters had no bold or italic styling. So the only way to emphasize text was to back up the carriage and type underscores beneath the text. It was a workaround for shortcomings in typewriter technology.

Underlining is another dreary typewriter habit. Typewriters had no bold or italic styling. So the only way to emphasize text was to back up the carriage and type underscores beneath the text. It was a workaround for shortcomings in typewriter technology.” (…)

Go on reading here:

https://practicaltypography.com/underlining.html

 

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TEXT FORMATTING

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[Buttericks´s PracticalTypography]

 

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