On Wednesday 01 Jan 2014 11:31:26 logos wrote:
I think the body of the text should be justified rather than left aligned
since it's the most used way. It makes it to look better and more
proffessional and organized.
a) Left aligned is more readable, because the reader can scan lines and keep
their place more easily - basic cog psy.
b) Justified text is designed to maximise content in a grid systems where
narrow columns are the norm. For example newspapers and magazines. It is
wholly inappropriate for full width text, such as a letter.
c) <shudder> The US' favourite (and most unpleasant common font) is Times New
Roman. Let's please either choose a good, open, modern default font
(preferably something sans serif, which is more readable for most people's
screens) and not take the de-facto TR awfulness that all the corporates give
us without a second thought. If we really must have a serif font, then let's
at least provide two defaults and/or improve the usability of the template
config much better - it's rubbish as it stands. I don't recall if the install
process asks for the users preferred default font and or template but that
might be a temporary solution. </shudder>
On the other hand, I would put the left and right margins in 2,50cm instead
of 2,00cm because it looks more formal.
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