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EPC: Newsletter formats for PDF on-line newsletters?

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  • Subject: EPC: Newsletter formats for PDF on-line newsletters?
  • From: Lachlan Cranswick <l.m.d.cranswick@dl.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 17:30:27 GMT

Quickish one if people have the time.

I will be editing the first Computing Commission
newsletter - which will only be distributed on-line
as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.  (very cheap/costless)

Is there an article somewhere or guidelines stating
what is a good format for an on-line newsletter - but
would look OK if printed out as well.

Single column/double column.  Type font and size - 
average words per line.

I quite like the IUCr CPD newsletter format (I helped
design it) - but this is mainly a printed newsletter where
minimizing number of pages is important and I am not 
sure this (double column)is good for readability on
a computer screen.



Lachlan M. D. Cranswick

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