Etudes for Microsoft Word Programmers. Appendix.

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Font Sizes

Font

Size (pt)

Description

Brilliant
Four-to-pica
Excelsior

3

An old name for type size of 3 points (~1,05 mm).
The smallest of all type sizes.

Diamant

4

An old name for type size of ~4 points (~1,41 mm).

Pearl

5

An old name for type size of 5 points (~1,76 mm).

Agate

5,5

An old name for type size of 5.5 points (~1.94 mm).
Also a vertical unit used to measure space in newspaper columns, equal to 5.5 point type.

Nonpareil

6

An old name for type size of 6 points (~2,11 mm).

Minion

7

An old name for type size of 7 points (~2,46 mm).

Brevier
Petit

8

An old name for type size of 8 points (~2,81 mm).

Borgis
Bourgeois

9

An old name for type size of 9 points (~3,14 mm).

Korpus
Long Primer

10

An old name for type size of 10 points (~3,51 mm).

Cicero

12

An old name for type size of 12 points (~4,51 mm).

English

14

Mittel, Mittelgross An old name for type size of 14 points (~4,92 mm).

Tertia
2-line Brevier
Columbia

16

An old name for type size of 16 points (~5,60 mm).

Paragon

18

An old name for type size of 18 points (~6,33 mm).

Great Primer

20

An old name for type size of 20 points.

 


Etudes for Microsoft Word Programmers. Appendix. Font Sizes.

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