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Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Mar 16 / Tyler Gace

Type Crimes

1. Horizontal or Vertical Scaling

2. Font Doesn’t Work Small Scale

3. Not Enough Size Contrast

4. Inappropriate Leading Between Rows of Capital and Lowercase Letters

5. Pseudo Small Caps

6. Single Family Mixes

7. Multiple Family Mixes

8. Quotation Marks Creating White Space

9. Tightly Tracked Text

10. Poor Shaped Center Alignment

11. Holes in Text Block

12. Ragged Right Edge

13. Ragged Left Edge

14. Stacked Lowercase

15. Indents and Spaces Between Paragraphs

16. Too Many Changes in Bold, Underline, Italic, etc.

17. Big Bars in Data Tables

18. Two Hyphens in Place of Em Dash

19. Hyphen Between Numbers

20. En Dash in Hyphenated Word

21. Prime Marks Instead of Quotes

22. Two Spaces After Sentences

Examples Thus Far…

13TC13

12TC1210 TC10 7TC6

1TC1

3TC3

6TC6

9TC9

11TC11

19TC19

20TC20

22TC22

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