Compared to proportional fonts
, monospaced fonts are harder to read.
Williams shows first why to use only one space between sentences, providing contrasting examples of paragraphs with mono-spaced and proportional fonts
. In chapters on punctuation, you learn about making real quotation marks, as opposed to ditto or inch marks; the rules for using apostrophes; and the differences between hyphens, en dashes, and em dashes.
TextPad supports fixed and proportional fonts
, as well as double-byte character sets for Asian languages.
Then, you should change the sizes of the proportional fonts
and fixed fonts at the same time.
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.) might screw up existing applications.
Say, for example, that you're using a Hewlett-Packard LaserJet lIP and have a font cartridge that supports several proportional fonts
. Before you can use any of the fonts, you must decipher the codes and enter them into AEA.