Fonts can use different amounts of inkFact is, fonts tend to be smaller or larger in appearance. Even in the same point size (each point is counted as 1/72nd of an inch) fonts can vary drastically. For instance, in point 11, Forte is significantly thicker, where as Kunstler Script (Kunstler Script) is quite unintelligible because it is rendered so small by the flourishes and the cursive letters. So you need to strike a balance between readability versus economy when choosing a typeface or font.
Studies have examined this question and experts recommend these following fonts as being the most economical for saving ink to making your printer cartridge last longer:
- Baskerville old face
- Century School Book
- Century Gothic
The fonts that are known culprits of using the most ink are obviously the ones with the thicker letters such as these:
Ultimately, the best way to save on ink is to purchase compatible ink and toner cartridges. Of course you’d save more if you’re mindful of the font you use. However, by shopping at ComboInk, no matter what font you use you will always save money on ink.
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