Frogans Tip for Day -8

The OP3FT is holding its 7th Frogans Technology Conference in Paris – and online – on the 14th of June. It’s going to feature “The Frogans Awards,” a contest for the best new Frogans sites on Earth. The deadline for submitting your sites is June 7, 2016 12 p.m. (Paris time) – 10:00 UTC.

In the spirit of this worthy challenge, I’m submiting, here and on the Frogans Awards Mailing List, a Frogans authoring tip each day through June 6th, the day before the submission deadline.

So, with just eight days left before you submit your Fro-creation…

Frogans Tip for Day -8

Generic names for your fonts

There’s no reason not to make your fontid naming scheme as familiar and simple as possible. Although FSDL allows for using a broad range of typographic fonts, you’ll usually just use a few at a time.

For example, say your slide uses only DejaVu Sans in regular, bold and italic. In that case, you can make your fontids ‘reg,’ ‘bold’ and ‘ital,’ respectively. These are quick to type and easy to remember.

Check back here tomorrow for the Frogans Tip for Day -7!

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