Microsoft Made A New Font For IE11’s Reading View

By | March 5, 2014

Microsoft Made A New Font For IE11’s Reading ViewToday, Microsoft has published an article about Internet Explorer’s reading mode, which, just as you might expect, focuses on the required content delivery and its readability.

In order to achieve that, the software giant has designed a new font called Sitka and according to Microsoft, it’s “the first typeface family designed with scientific legibility studies integrated directly into the design process”.

Furthermore, you can forget about clicking on the “Next Page” links as they have been eliminated, all you have to do when Reading View mode is on (CTRL+SHIFT+R) is keep scrolling,

Here’s how a web page will look like once the Reading View is enabled:


Microsoft Made A New Font For IE11’s Reading View

Nice and clean, just as you would expect.

For even more details, head over to the original post.

[Via: Neowin]

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  1. Mohan says:

    Nice and clean indeed.

  2. Stve says:

    How about Helvetica designed in 1956 plenty of research has gone into fonts from way back.

    Its a waste of time making it easier to read, research carried out in 2012 says the less legible the font the better the recall.