Uppercase

Also known as caps, a type property that specifies that all letters in a body of text are capitalised.

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Close-Crop

Framing consisting of cutting off or obscuring most of the surrounding of a subject, removing distractions from the background and emphasising the subject.

Brand Mark

A logo, symbol, design, or pattern used to promote and distinguish one's brand or company from others.

Margin

The space that an item has around it.

User Scenario

An example of a typical user and the actions they take. Typically these are written in the form of a story.

Readability

A measure of the ease of understanding text.

Italics

A type of typographical contrast used to convey emphasis. Italics were initially developed for the printing press and are now widely used in print, web design, public signs and labelling systems.

Pica

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

Font Style

Designers and developers use font styles to denote differences in meaning between two or more words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, or blocks of text. Typical font styles in CSS and web development are normal, italic, oblique and inherit.

EPS File

An Encapsulated PostScript file (.eps) is a vector graphics format. EPS files are typically used to exchange artwork between different design programs, such as Adobe Illustrator and other vector graphics applications, including CorelDRAW, Inkscape, SIAE Draw and others. EPS files can also be used to provide a file format for print.

Resolution

The measure of a device or computer system's ability to capture fine detail. A higher number of pixels can provide more details and finer images on the screen.

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