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View Poll Results: What is your favourite font?
Caecilia 10 28.57%
Malabar 8 22.86%
Amasis 11 31.43%
Gill Sans 1 2.86%
Helvetica Neue 3 8.57%
Trebuchet 2 5.71%
Other (post in the comments) 0 0%
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Old 02-14-2012, 06:27 PM   #1
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Lightbulb What is your favourite font on the Nook Touch?

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I was just wondering what everyone's favourite font is on their Nook Touch. Mine's Caecilia. I never actually use any of the others. Curious about what other people choose and why.

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Old 02-14-2012, 08:21 PM   #2
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Malabar. I find it the most readable at all sizes, and easiest on the eye.
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:29 AM   #3
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I prefer Amasis, mostly for its compactness. It does suffer a bit more from ghosting when you're on the page right before the full-refresh page turn, but the vast majority of the time it just looks the best.
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I like Malabar most because:

I prefer serif fonts while reading books: Amasis is a bit on the thin side for my taste and although Caecilia has good weight I find its italic not as beautiful as Malabar since it looks more like slanted instead of cursive italic.

Also mdash creeping up to the letters on the sides irritates me; Malabar's mdash glyph has generous white space around it.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:33 AM   #5
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Trebuchet. I like the thicker letters, but text size is still pretty resonable to me when I read it in the smaller font sizes.
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:37 AM   #6
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I use them all, I just cycle through them as I fancy. Sometimes the jump between 2 sizes is too much, and I switch to a different font where the size is just right.
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Old 02-16-2012, 11:30 AM   #7
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I have to admit sometimes I change my font just for fun to see if it's any different. I prefer the heavier ones but when I'm reading I'm not really looking at the font, I'm processing the content, so it kind of doesn't matter.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:30 AM   #8
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I chose Amasis finally
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