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The look of a Proposal/protocol

Typeface Categories (font type)


Typefaces can be divided into four main
categories.
Serif
Sans Serif
Script
Decorative or Ornamental or heavy

Serif Typefaces
Have attributes or strokes at the tips of the letters
called serifs.
Examples:
Bodoni
Courier
Goudy
Times New Roman
Cambria

Use:
Body text in printed publications
Business correspondence
Book text
Magazine article text
Newspaper text

Recommended sizes for body text are 10 to 13
points.

Sans Serif type faces:
Have no attributes or strokes at the tips of the
letters
Example:
Calibri
Arial
Tahoma
Use:
Suitable in Title, Heading and subheading

Fonts to avoid
Decorative Fonts
Comic Sans MS
Lucida Calligraphy
Brush Script
Heavy Fonts
Impact
Arial Black
Cooper Standard

Font size:
Computer use 72 points to one inch
Body copy should be 11-13 points depending on font
size

Spacing:
Main body must be double spaced except the
acknowledgment, block quotations, notes,
footnotes, captions on tables and figures,
appendices, and index; these may be single spaced.
The bibliography/reference should be single-
spaced but with double spacing between entries
Alignment: Left (preferable), but in thesis justified
alignment has long been practiced
Margin:
Left margin 1 and 1/2 inch
Other margin: 1 inch

Paper: A4 70 to 80 gram in weight, white
bond paper

Pagination
Arabic numerals (1,2,3) are used to
paginate. The first page of the body is
counted as the first page, but no number
appears. The second page of the body does
receive the page number 2.