10 Words on a Line, Please
Ian Lurie Sep 27 2009
Reading online ,10-15 words on a line is best.
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They’re design geniuses, and they say stuff like this:
It is important that the columns are set to a length that is “proportional” to the type size. A practical guide to find the right length is that a columns row should contain approximately 10 words…
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