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3.2 Readability and Typesetting Basics

Readability dictates how clear and easy it is to read a paragraph. In this lesson, we’ll take a look at the elements that make a text readable. We’ll look at elements like size and line length, and we'll answer questions like:

  • What is leading in typography?
  • What is tracking in typography?
  • What is kerning in typography?

We'll also give a few rules of thumb to get you started on basic typesetting and help people enjoy reading your text.