Typefaces are sets of alphanumeric characters, punctuation, and often other symbols as well. These can typically be customized to a limited extent, with parameters such as style (e.g. italic, bold), size (e.g. 13pt), and color. The combination of the typeface plus these settings is known as a font.

In today's culture, font can also be used to refer to typefaces, and vice versa.

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