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Old 09-11-2018, 01:49 PM   #406
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I just want to add that I find Google's free Spectral font to be amazing. Like Bookerly, it was designed to for screen reading. Unfortunately it renders a bit too thin on Kobo screens. Which is odd because it renders nicely on Nook screens.

https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Spectral

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Old 09-12-2018, 06:10 AM   #407
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I just want to add that I find Google's free Spectral font to be amazing. Like Bookerly, it was designed to for screen reading. Unfortunately it renders a bit too thin on Kobo screens. Which is odd because it renders nicely on Nook screens.

https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Spectral
Use the Medium and Medium-Italic for Regular and Italic and the bold variations for bold. That should solve the problem of being too thin. of if that's not working, use the Semi-Bold and Extra-Bold versions.
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I just want to add that I find Google's free Spectral font to be amazing. Like Bookerly, it was designed to for screen reading. Unfortunately it renders a bit too thin on Kobo screens. Which is odd because it renders nicely on Nook screens.

https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Spectral

Thank you for the link. I loaded it on my Clara and it looks fine just increasing the thickness (but you need to patch for this).
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Thank you for the link. I loaded it on my Clara and it looks fine just increasing the thickness (but you need to patch for this).
Yes! i used the patch to increase weight and it looks great.
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Hmm, this is a pretty strange font that supposidly helps the brain retain the information read. If true, it may be helpful while reading non-fiction.

Maybe some of you font experts know how to make it e-ink/kobo friendly?

http://sansforgetica.rmit/
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