Chapter 3: Typography in Web Design – Kerning, Tracking, Baseline, Leading.  

Kerning/Mortising, Negative/Positive Spacing-Tracking Kerning-also known as mortising, adjusts character spacing in┬áproportional fonts for an aesthetically pleasing result. This is achieved via moving the letters closer together, otherwise referred to as negative spacing.┬áTracking or positive spacing on the other hand, moves the letters further apart. When a font is kerned correctly, the area of the two-dimensional blank spaces between each pair […]