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Old 03-04-2024, 02:55 PM   #61
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Btw, some people really don't like ITC Garamond: https://designobserver.com/article.php?id=2577
Well that was an interesting read, thanks for sharing it, I didn’t realize anyone could have such a visceral hatred for a font!

At any rate it didn’t convince me, I still think it’s beautiful
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Old 03-04-2024, 06:22 PM   #62
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Well that was an interesting read, thanks for sharing it, I didn’t realize anyone could have such a visceral hatred for a font!

At any rate it didn’t convince me, I still think it’s beautiful
Even here on MobileRead, there have been font discussions that were almost as passionate. For me, a decent serif font for body text and a decent sans-serif font in the same family for headings works well. Otherwise a serif font for both. The less I notice the font when reading, the better.

My other need is a large glyph selection. I've read too many ebooks where the publisher has embedded a font that does not support the glyphs used in the book so you get the .notdef glyph (blank box, box with a X or ?, etc. instead of the character). That was my reason for creating my font tester epub after reading some of David Weber's War God stories where many of the character names were not showing properly. Such names as Shīgū, Tomanāk, Sothōi, Hŭrăka, Zŭrăk, Ǣtesk & Œ̄tesk for example.

BTW, if you see a white ? on a black diamond ( ), that is an indicator that an error has occurred which is very different from a valid Unicode value that has no matching glyph in the font set.
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It’s not your fault. Posting pics here sucks cuz this site is super outdated.
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It’s not your fault. Posting pics here sucks cuz this site is super outdated.
Rubbish. You are just used to something else.
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Rubbish. You are just used to something else.

You have your opinion and I have mine. That’s all I’ll say on the matter.
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It’s not your fault. Posting pics here sucks cuz this site is super outdated.
You use the Attachments (paperclip on the advanced edit menu).
There is a file size limit (indicated by type)

IMHO this site is way better than another I frequent: I must host the images elsewhere as their ISP wants big $
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