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exegete77
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Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:05 am Post

Thanks for the link to Butterick's site. Very interesting reading.

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garpu
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Sun Jul 31, 2016 11:14 pm Post

Has anyone put a shout-out for Book Antiqua/Palatino or Century Schoolbook yet? :)
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yosimiti
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Sat Aug 13, 2016 1:03 pm Post

You guys are old school. I use the same font that Kindle books are written in when you read from the e-reader: Bookerly. Makes me feel all professional and the like. I had to install it though.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bookerly

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Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:35 pm Post

Hi,

I have really bad dyslexia so I use fonts called Dyslexie and Open Dyslexic. They probably won't appeal to people who don't have dyslexia, but I would hate to be without them now. I use Open Dyslexic on my Kobo Aura e-reader, because it came as a preset option, but I downloaded Dyslexie onto my MacBook and therefore use it when ever I can make a font choice.

I have Dyslexie set to default in Scrivener, but as I was using that font before I got Scrivener I don't know if it's an option available to all Scrivener users. If it isn't in the Scrivener font options and you think that it might help then it can be found by searching for Dyslexie Font, plus, it's free if you only need it for one computer. I know that I sound a little evangelical, and that isn't really my intent, but I do love it so much.

I'm quite sure that this was not the sort of reply that the OP was looking for when he asked his question, :oops:, but I hope it helpful, none the less.


:wink: Tumsh.

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vic-k
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Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:16 pm Post

Hi Tumsh,
Just DucDuced this lot:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVaeGOflF7w
https://www.dyslexiefont.com.

Welcome aboard Scrivener, Tumsh. I'm sure your OP will be of great use to plenty of folk aboard Scriv.
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Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:40 pm Post

Vic,

Thank you so much for posting those links, that was very kind of you. I have just watched the YouTube clip and it was a nice introduction to Dyslexie. I am glad and grateful that you took the time to find them.

:wink: Tumsh.