What font is most legible in small size?

A serif typeface such as ITC Garamond Condensed or Galena Condensed can be effective as small as 8 point or 9 point, but when smaller sizes are required, a sans serif like Generica Condensed or Abadi Condensed are better options.

What is the most compact font?

It’s impossible to list all the available condensed fonts, but a few examples are:Futura Condensed.Generica Condensed.Helvetica Condensed.Soho.Avant Garde Gothic Condensed.Frutiger Condensed.ITC Garamond Narrow.Arial Narrow.

What font fits most words on a page?

Arial narrow’s got to be up there. . 9 spacing if it’s supposed to be 1, 1.9 if it’s supposed to be 2, decrease spacing between letters by 10%, decrease margins by a tiny amount.

What is the smallest 12pt font?

times new roman

Is Garamond smaller than Times New Roman?

Garamond’s letters are significantly smaller at the same font size than those of Times New Roman, Comic Sans, and Century Gothic. Garamond doesn’t really use less ink than Times New Roman, Comic Sans, or Century Gothic: it’s just the equivalent of a 10-point font rendered on a 12-point line.

Which font is smaller Arial or Times New Roman?

Surprisingly, Arial 11 point is overall just slightly larger than Times New Roman 12 point—unless the text is set in all caps. Arial’s caps are slightly bigger than those of Times New Roman, but if you set Times at 12 point and Arial at 11 point, Times comes out a smidgen ahead (about 0.9%, so …