Em

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In a scalable font the em is subdivided into units. In a postscript font there are usually 1000 units to the em. In a TrueType font there might be 512, 1024 or 2048 units to the em. In an Ikarus font there are 15,000 units. FontForge uses these units as the basis of its coordinate system.
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Em

A unit of measurement equal to the current type size, e.g., an em in 12-point type is equal to 12 points. Originally derived from the width of the upper-case M.

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Em

A unit of measurement equal to the current type size. For example, an em in 12 point type is equal to 12 points.

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Em

A linear unit equal to the point size of the font. In a 10 point font, the em will be 10 points. An em-space is white-space that is as wide as the point size. An em-dash is a horizontal bar that is as wide as the point size.An em-square is a square one em to each side. In traditional typography (when each letter was cast in metal) the glyph had to be drawn within the em-square.

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Em

A unit of measure, which is the square of a face s point size. Traditionally, the width of a face s widest letter, the capital M. For instance, if the M is 10 points wide, an em is equal to 10 points. By Microsoft: A unit of measurement equal to the current type size. For example, an em in 12-point type is equal to 12 points.

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Em dash

A dash the length of an em is used to indicate a break in a sentence.

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Em dash

One em wide, the em dash indicates missing material or a break in thought. Spaces may be added to both sides of the em dash.

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Em space

A non-breaking space equal to the width of a typeface s point size. Often used for paragraph indentions. Traditionally, the em space was created by non-printing blocks of metal used to add space between words.

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Em square

A square the size of a capital letter M, which extends to the descender line. The em square received its name from the capital M that filled the piece of metal used to form the type body in early printing days.

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Em unit

Dimensionless distance measuring units used in Macromedia s software program Fontographer.

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