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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Understanding Text Layout

    1. The Language of Text

    2. Text Layout on the Web

    3. Text Within Scalable Vector Graphics

  2. Chapter 2 SVG Text Basics

    1. Letters on a Page

    2. Big Words, Little Words

    3. Styling Text

    4. Labeling a Graphic

  3. Chapter 3 Colorful Language

    1. Fill and Stroke

    2. Coordinating Colors

    3. Painted Effects

    4. Switching Styles

  4. Chapter 4 Multiline SVG Text

    1. Stepping Up

    2. Waxing Poetic

  5. Chapter 5 Off-Kilter Characters

    1. Multiple Positions

    2. Conflicting Positions

    3. Twisted Letters

  6. Chapter 6 Casting Anchor

    1. Start, Middle, or End

    2. Text Chunks

    3. Working with Whitespace

  7. Chapter 7 Anchoring in International Waters

    1. Starting from the Other End

    2. Head to Toe Layout

  8. Chapter 8 Lining Up

    1. Baseline Basics

    2. Super (and Sub) Baselines

    3. Mimicking Baseline Control

  9. Chapter 9 Beyond Straight Lines

    1. Creating Curved Text

    2. Positioning on a Path

    3. Integrating Other Text Effects

  10. Chapter 10 Fonts, Families, Faces

    1. Generic Styles

    2. Making the Most of System Fonts

    3. The Perfect Face

    4. Finding Fonts

    5. Faking Fonts

  11. Chapter 11 The Perfect Fit

    1. Fixing Font Size

    2. Measuring SVG Text

    3. Fun with Font Adjustments

  12. Chapter 12 Extending Your Toolbox

    1. A Foreigner in an SVG File

  13. Appendix Text Elements and Attributes

  14. Appendix Text and Font Style Properties