Letter Spacing Guidelines

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The space between letters should be one-half the width of the widest part of the letter, which is usually the vertical leg. For example, if the vertical leg in a Roman H is ' -in. wide, the letters of this particular word would be spaced ' in. apart. The space between words should be half the height of the capital letter. The space between words at the end of a sentence is the full height of the capital. The space between lines of words should be half the height of the capital. For example, if...