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The best book I know of about typography is Robert Bringhurst's The Elements of Typographic Style. Some way behind this you might find my A Few Notes on Book Design (texdoc memdesign) which is more related to LaTeX users. I think that the fundamental principle is that the reader does not notice the typography and is able to concentrate on the content, not ...


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No, I'm afraid that TeX.StackExchange is not for discussing purely typographical questions. Of course, since TeX is a typographic tool, the border between “pure typography” and “TeXnical ways to achieve a typographic aim” is a bit blurred. Questions such as “should captions go above or below tables/figures?” are purely typographical in nature and should ...


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Apparently, it is possible to at least try to control the amount of slant using CSS3 skew transforms, but honestly, I wouldn't want to try it — even if it works, it's likely to look pretty horrible on most browsers. It seems much safer to stick to plain old font-style: italic and just let the browser / OS font renderer implement it as best as it can, ...


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