FAQ: CSS Typography - Letter Spacing

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This community-built FAQ covers the “Letter Spacing” exercise from the lesson “CSS Typography”.

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#2

what is the default value for the kerning spacing??

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#3

You’ve learned how to increase the spacing between lines of text and words

The last lesson was word-spacing. Is line spacing something to do with padding and display: inline?

#4

Ah, it seems to be later, in Line Height Anatomy. The sections must have been reordered at some point.

#5

I have noticed that letter-spacing also gives the same amount of space after the last letter of the text. Is there an efficient way to stop this or compensate for it?

#6

If you use it only on headings then it is not an issue since headings do not end with a full stop and typically have no punctuation. In paragraphs we should not mess with letter spacing.

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