Kerning Leading and Tracking with Css
Kerning, leading and Tracking with CSS is something that you may know or not. If you don’t know anything about it and you have used any word processing application, then you have wanted to use Kerning, leading and tracking. This video is all about Kerning Leading and Tracking with Css.
This process of controlling text is what some people call the “Holy Trinity of Text.” Actually, I made that up. You can quote me if you like. Tell people that Bill the Geek made up the phrase. It can be done in almost any word processing application. Kerning, leading and tracking have been key issues in the land of print for centuries. Ask any print designer what they are and they will talk your hear off for hours.
This process gets done a little bit different than in the land of print. Like I said, you can go into Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, even Text Edit, all of them having Kerning, leading and tracking capabilities. The funny thing is that of the billions of people that use those applications, only a few know how to use them.
So what is this word control process? In a nut shell here’s how it goes. Kerning is the space between 2 individual letters. Leading is the space between lines of text. Tracking is the space between selected groups of letters. In print and graphic applications, you click a button and Wa Laa,,,, it happens. But for this text control process, you use some CSS code.
The process covered in this video will save can save you a lot of time and aggregation. When you have that client that says, “Can you move the E over a little bit?” You’ll see.
In this video, we cover the actual definition of Kerning, leading and tracking, but, we go a step further and show you how to use and apply Kerning Leading and Tracking with Css.