Risk

The difference between bold and regular font styles may go undetected.

Issue

Using thin or light-style fonts to represent body text with regular styles replacing bold ones in titles and headlines may lead to formatting issues.


Example

Solution

Do:

✅ Use bold fonts for headlines and titles and regular ones for body text.

✅ Use a stylesheet to control the styling aspects of the copy in the document.

Don’t:

❌ Replace regular fonts with light ones.

Tips

The following steps describe how to view information about a given font when using Apple Font Book on a Mac system:

  • Go to View and select Show Font Info.

  • Select the font.

  • View the font style.