TIFF File

A Tagged Image File Format is a file format for storing images losslessly.

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Font Size

A measure of the height of a set of text on an element.

Bracket

The word "bracket" is often used to refer to parentheses and is written as either [] or () and used to delimit blocks of text, e.g. a set of instructions. Within brackets, items are arranged from left to right in order of precedence.

Layout

Layout is a defining characteristic of design. It dictates the positioning of content and design elements. Layouts can range from the simple, such as a four- or two-column layout, to more complex designs like grids with multiple hierarchy levels.

Pagination

A technique used to sequentially present items in a list or other data set that are too long to display at one time.

CMYK

CMYK is a colour space created for the printing process. It stands for Cyan Magenta Yellow Key (black).

Class

A selector that can be applied to any HTML element. Classes should be used when designing for multiple instances. For example, if you want all <h1> tags in the website to look blue, then you could use the class="blue-text" attribute.

Monospace

A style of typeface that uses a width-to-height ratio of 1:1.

Foil Stamping

The process of applying a thin layer of foil to paper coated with adhesive on one side.

Hick's Law

A well-known cognitive psychologist's principle that says that the time it takes to make a decision varies logarithmically according to the number of choices. As more options are presented, more decision time is required due to the mental work of comparing and contrasting each potential option.

System Font

A type of font that comes pre-installed in an operating system.

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