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What is Ascender?


In typography and handwriting, the ascendant is the part of a lowercase letter in the Latin-derived alphabet that is above the middle line of the font. It is the part of a lowercase letter that is longer than the x-height of the font.

Ascender is an independent studio of designers, developers, thinkers, and tinkerers. Features: Design, Development, Digital Marketing, User Experience Ideally, any stroke of the alphabet that is above the baseline size, with ascending form. is known. Ascendants, together with descendants, enhance the recognition of words.

For this reason, many situations that require high legibility such as road signs avoid using only capital letters. Some studies concluded that words with mixed-case letters were much easier to read than "all-caps" and that a special font was designed for motorway signs.

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