Character Generation

Character generation refers to the process of creating and arranging characters, letters, and symbols in a printed or digital format for clear and legible text.




  1. Typesetting: Typesetting involves selecting fonts, adjusting font size and spacing, and organizing text layout to ensure readability in printed materials such as books, magazines, and advertisements.
  2. Digital Typesetting: In digital formats, character generation includes formatting text on websites, e-books, presentations, and other digital platforms for optimal visual appeal and readability.


  • Font Selection: Choose fonts that are easy to read and appropriate for the content and audience. Consider factors like font style, size, line spacing, and contrast for improved legibility.
  • Alignment and Layout: Pay attention to text alignment, paragraph spacing, and overall layout to create a visually balanced and reader-friendly presentation.
  • Proofreading: Proofread text carefully to catch spelling errors, grammar mistakes, and formatting inconsistencies before finalizing the character generation process.
  • Accessibility: Ensure text is accessible to all readers, including those with visual impairments, by following accessibility guidelines such as using sufficient color contrast and providing alternative text for images.

By focusing on effective character generation techniques, printers and designers can enhance text clarity, readability, and overall communication effectiveness in printed and digital materials. Learn more today by contacting AP&B!