Related Content

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Science and technology
  • Mathematics and Computer Science


Show Summary Details



Quick Reference

In printing, the adjustment of the spacing between adjacent characters, using the natural slope in the letters, in order to improve the text appearance. Kerning is used in the more advanced desktop publishing applications and is of particular value when using italic fonts.

Kerning. Letter that are kerned (top) and unkerned (bottom)

Reference entries