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A matter of space

From: Michael Brady <bradydesign-AT-earthlink.net>
Date: 06 Feb 2007 17:38:58 UTC   (12:38:58 PM in author's locale)
To: The Graphics List <graphics-AT-lists.graphicslist.org>
I've been vacillating on this for a while, and now I thought I'd ask
for suggestions.

Is there any good resource or reliable study on the optimal amount of
space to put between a number and the text associated with it, such
as a footnote with hanging indent, a numbered list, page numbers in a
ToC:

I'm thinking there are useful guidelines about the use of space

__ Here
|
V
1 xmxmxmx xmxmx xmxmmx
xmxm xmx xmxmxmx xmxm
<-- And here
a xmxmk xmx xmx xm xmx xm
xm xmxmxm xmxxx xmxmx
^
|__ And here, too

Along the lines of studies about the optimal line length, etc.

Thanks

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Michael Brady
www.michaelbradydesign.com


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