The PC is Not a Typewriter: A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Personal Computer

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Peachpit Press, 1992 - Computers - 92 pages
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PC users can now learn Robin Williams' secrets for creating beautiful, professional-looking type. In less than 100 pages, this book explains both the principles and the logic behind the techniques developed for professional typesetting. Covers punctuation, leading, special characters, kerning, fonts, justification, and more. Includes special appendices on Windows, WordPerfect, Word, and Ventura.

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User Review  - Murdocke23 - LibraryThing

Great overview of typographic rules for those not familiar, but Robin Williams newer 'Non-Designer'-titled books are better reads that cover the material. Read full review



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Robin Williams has written numerous best-selling and award-winning books, including The Little Mac Book, The Non-Designer's Design Book, and The Little iBook Book. Robin's down to earth style and refreshing sense of humor have helped hundreds of thousands of people to move forward with confidence in areas of design, digital typography, Web site development, and mastery of the computer. She has that rare talent for explaining confusing subjects with organized clarity, using layman's language, beautifully effective layout and design, and wonderfully obsessive indexes.

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