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italic font

A typeface with letters slanted slightly to the right. Italic type is used to emphasize words as well as for decoration. Most, but not all, fonts have an italic typeface.


The Four Typefaces
Many fonts come in normal, bold, italic and bold italic variations.
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It is a feature of all these symphonic editions that the editorial dynamics are indicated in italic type--but this italic type has the appearance of bold italic, whereas in the ease of the hairpin markings, bold is used for Schubert's authentic indications.
Steele's firsthand impressions of the build-up truck appear in italic type.
Marker([dagger]) Distances([double dagger]) Satt542 10.7 Satt266 5.3 Satt282 7.7 Satt290 3.1 Satt350 7.7 Satt428 1.0 Satt189 0.0 SattO05 4.2 Satt537 0.0 Sat_089 3.9 Satt141 2.6 Satt579 1.0 Satt506 6.4 Satt600 7.3 wp 4.2 K011 5.7 Satt041 1.0 A407 44.1 Satt279 - ([dagger]) Molecular markers linked to wp are in italic type, unlinked markers are in normal type.
The headwords appear in bold type, the actual attestations in italic type. Here I must register a strong complaint.
Although the book's graphics are visually rich and striking (many in 3-D view), the captions, which are often long, are set in small italic type. Most of the labels and call-outs are set still smaller (no larger than 5-point type), and because of the 3-D views, many slope downward on the page.
Numbers are given for each line (thus facilitating reference and quotation), and comments in italic type guide readers through the texts.
Typographically the book is attractive and well organized and it makes good use of bold and italic type in different sizes to guide the reader through what could easily become (and in many similar works does become) an off-putting labyrinth of definitions and examples.
The 20 elements of ISO 9001 appear word for word in italic type. Interpretations and supplemental quality system requirements from the QS-9000 Task Force are inserted at the appropriate places in normal text.
Despite widespread resistance--from advertisers and from Madison Avenue types who complained about the slogan's double negative--Danforth put the motto in the masthead in small italic type, a concession to skeptics.
The same effect could be achieved by making all the inserts bold or italic type.
He was also the first printer in England to use italic type (1524).
873), so he uses in his translation italic type for lines which he sees as having no right to be there, and small roman type for lines and passages (and there are many of these) which he feels were later insertions into contexts which were at an earlier stage designed to run without them; in every case he gives explanations in the commentary.