Kerned

In typography, kerning (less commonly mortising) is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result. Kerning adjusts the space between individual letter forms, while tracking (letter-spacing) adjusts spacing uniformly over a range of characters. In a well-kerned font, the two-dimensional blank spaces between each pair of characters all have a visually similar area.The related term kern denotes a part of a type letter that overhangs the edge of the type block.
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  • 5 Things Designers See That You Can’t Unsee

    … by Jess Bachman 3 hours ago Filed Under: Design 1. Unkerned Letters. Unkerned? Yes it’s a word. It means not kerned! Kerned? Yes that’s a word too. It has to do with the spacing between individual letters. In most applications it’s not an issue, but if left unchecked it can get ugly. Uncommon fonts are the worst offenders but only designers…

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