Synonyms: strength, weight, accent

Highlighting is a way to visually highlight words so that they stand out from the rest of the text. This is done by slanting, underlining, condensing or increasing the size of the letters.


The most common methods are: italic, bold, UPPERCASE, underline and strikethrough.



Tip's & Tricks

  1. Choose one method of emphasis.
  2. Everything emphasized = nothing emphasized.
  3. Italic for gentle emphasis, bold for heavier emphasis (only for serif fonts).
  4. Bold only for sans serif font emphasis.

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