Interpretation of the Selected Text Fonts with Their Typographic Features from the Web Sites of the Computers of the Users

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Goran Bidjovski 1,*

1. International Balkan University, Skopje, Macedonia Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Graphic Design

* Corresponding author.


Received: 1 May 2013 / Revised: 2 Jul. 2013 / Accepted: 27 Jul. 2013 / Published: 8 Oct. 2013

Index Terms

Web design, features of fonts for text, interpretation of text on user’s computer monitor, harmony of Web site, composition of Web site


The subject of the research in this scientific paper is the text on the Web pages, with special emphasis on the interpretation of the text fonts chosen by the Web designer, along with its typographic features, on computers of various users. In addition, users can have different operating systems, different browsers, and different preferences in terms of their computers settings. An overall direction of the choice of fonts and their characteristics when designing Web pages, as well as some advice and opinions on the same topic are presented here. After that, several problems which arise from the interpretation of the text on the Web pages of the users are analyzed, for which a few solutions for the problems, as well as recommendations on which solution when to be chosen are also given in this text. The problem of having no fonts, chosen by the designer, on the user's computer is studied as well. Then, the possibility of the users to change the default font, given by the designer, on their computers, and the possibility to change the typographic features of the default font is also analyzed. Finally, the problem with incompatibility with different operating systems and Web browsers in visualizing the fonts is also considered.

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Goran Bidjovski,"Interpretation of the Selected Text Fonts with Their Typographic Features from the Web Sites of the Computers of the Users", IJIGSP, vol.5, no.12, pp. 71-78, 2013. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2013.12.10


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