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Font style & size

General guidelines for font and font size. 

1-2 font styles, San Serif

Bold, Italics, Underline (use consistently)

If your conference or event gives different guidelines, use those.

 

Use these dimension guidelines in your software for font size
Title: 80 -150 pts, bolded
Author: 54-60pts
Headings: 36-40pts
Body Text: 24-32pts
Captions: 18 pts

 

Serif vs San Serif Font

image source: http://drmarkwomack.com/images/serif-vs-sans-serif.png