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Is this forum an appropriate place to ask questions on typographic style?

Many of you kind folks have provided invaluable information that has improved my LaTeX skills, but along the way, has also provided some inspiration to improve my typographic style. I have a few ...
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Someone has written 100 thousand (!) answers (graphic design bug)

I was really surprised to see that egreg has written 100570 answers! I thought it's a bit too much, and indeed -- it is. The number of answers blends into the number of questions. In my opinion, this ...
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If we can't have italics, can we at least have *less* slanted text?

Reading the question "Can we have proper italics rather than slanted text?", it seems that proper italics are impractical with a sans-serif font. However, I still feel that the slant is a bit much; ...
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A LaTeX competition to promote LaTeX to the masses

I read this article Microsoft World Champion and it got me thinking. Many of us have read How can I explain the meaning of LaTeX to my grandma?, How can I convert my TeX-illiterate coworkers to LaTeX?...
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Should we use a standard response about sticking to defaults for mathematical typography?

Questioners often ask how they can tinker with typography (particularly in math mode, particularly white space). In many cases the best answer is "Please don't - the defaults have been carefully ...
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An simple example - typesetting here [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I mark code blocks? I'm new user here and my English is poor. So when I was putting one question here, a person told me that I needed to use some codes to show better ...
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Why doesn't use TeX fonts?

Every day, I make my rounds through several of the SX sites, and I continue to be impressed by how beautiful looks compared to the others I visit. I've always wondered, though, why a site ...