MAS 962: Digital Typography

Problem Set One, Problem 1.

  1. One em is a horizaontal measure equal to the type size. For example, 6 point type is 6 em wide.
  2. One point is 1/12 pica, or aproximately 1/72 inch.
  3. One pica is aproximately 1/6th inch.
  4. One pixel is one picture element on a raster display.