WEB TypeChart - browse typography, grab CSS

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  1. themolsen

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    http://www.typechart.com/

    holy cow this can be pretty useful, especially for novices - eliminates a lot of guess work and trial-and-error :bowdown:

    you can browse by size, face, emphasis - and preview on both windows and mac machines

    hopefully, it will grow
     
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    :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

    this is beyond amazing.
     
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    Actually had to refer to this thread for a project.

    Good resources. :o
     
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    Shampoo Rinse & Repost

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    Style Boioioioioioioioing

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    Although this is cool and useful, it defeats the purpose of learning. I mean how can you learn to code by copy/paste?
     
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    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    :ugh: no different than taking shit out of a book and copying that, you would be surprised, some people learn code better seeing how it works
     
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    :coold: Nice find, bookmark'd
     
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    i see your point, but it's not like this is a catalog of every typographical style in the world. it gives you a good starting point and allows you to see what certain things like line-height and text-transform do. it's a great learning tool in that respect
     
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    i learned by copy paste
     
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    Good stuff.
     
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    how the fuck else do you learn besides copy & paste?


    All text books give code snippets.
     

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