Pica

A unit of measurement that equals 1/6 of an inch, or 1/72 of a foot.

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x-height

The distance between the baseline and the mean line of lowercase letters in a typeface. Nearby descenders (such as j) and ascenders (such as q) usually extend slightly below or above this height.

AI File

An Adobe Illustrator vector format file. Files with the extension .ai are often used for artwork and illustrations as users can resize them without distortion. It is composed of several layers with objects and text on each layer. Users can import Illustrator files into many other programs like InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop etc. If you design or print your t-shirts, you can create your designs in Illustrator and apply them to your t-shirt using a heat press.

Breadcrumb Navigation

Typically used on the internet or web pages to provide easily accessible navigation for users. Typically, the breadcrumb navigation appears along the top of a webpage or at other locations on a webpage so that users can know where they are on a site quickly and efficiently.

Texture

The surface quality of an element.

Descenders

The portion of a letter such as y, p, q or j that hangs below the baseline of the text.

Copy

The written information that accompanies a design.

Widow

The last line of a paragraph following the rest, or a single line in a paragraph that is out of place with the rest.

PSD File

A digital file created in Adobe's illustration and photo manipulation software Photoshop. PSD files are used to edit images, create graphics, art, icons, images, among a plethora of other things.

Legibility

How well or poorly something can be read.

HTML

A language used to create web pages, and it stands for Hypertext Markup Language.

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