- The size of a font is typically taken to be the distance from the top of the highest character to the bottom of the lowest character.
- A printer's point is approximately of an inch.
- Fonts with the same nominal point size may not look the same size to the eye.
- In graphics, FontSize->Scaled[s] gives a font whose point size is a fraction s of the horizontal plot range.
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Introduced in 1996
(3.0)| Updated in 2007