EM - Typography

Typography

  • em (typography), a unit of measurement used in typography and web design usually the height of the typeface (font) in question, but originally based on the width of its capital letter M, thus its name
    • em dash, a dash which is one em wide
    • em space or mutton, a space which is one em wide

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