16 December 2009

[type] Consider H&J's

2276."H&J's" are layout-speak for "hyphenation and justification", and they are the bedrock to successful text-flow in your layout application, be they QuarkXPress, InDesign, Scribus, or whatever.

Modern type and more advanced layout programs seem to take care of most of this for you, but as the article on CreativePro.com at http://www.creativepro.com/article/abcs-hj argues, knowing about your H&J adjustments and how to tweak them can kick your layout game to the next level.

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