23) With proportional fonts
, two spaces between sentences create unattractive extra gaps and cause the reader to experience a fixation pause between sentences.
Macros and templates written for Release 2 make certain assumptions about what a 1-2-3 screen will look like, says Reed, and Lotus's developers were concerned that switching to a WYSIWYG environment (with proportional fonts
, different type sizes, rules, boxes, shading, etc.
Say, for example, that you're using a Hewlett-Packard LaserJet lIP and have a font cartridge that supports several proportional fonts
While WordPerfect is a great package, the 80-character IBM screen is inadequate when you work with proportional fonts
and you quickly get frustrated as the right side of your text falls off the screen.
A DeskJet is unable to print proportional fonts
in landscape mode.
The Wireless Font Set includes four proportional fonts
, four monospaced fonts, and one symbol font:
If anyone has tried to produce tables or columns using proportional fonts
, they will have noticed that alignment is difficult.
The features of the product include portrait and landscape views, grid lines, column alignment, proportional fonts
, column headings, cell formatting and sheet selection.