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Stacy L. Christiansen

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th ed.)

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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Layout is the arrangement of all the elements of design and typography on the page or screen for optimal readability, taking into account the context and aesthetic requirements of the content. To create emphasis, complementary typefaces and various fonts within a typeface may be used. However, only a few compatible typefaces should be used at once. Multiple typefaces on a single page can compete for attention, are distracting, and impede readability....