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Some would say space before and after a paragraph is a "you say tomato, I say tomato" kind of thing.
I run into situations where we have added space before and space after that accumulates and gets very confusing especially when one is designing a template of a complex document.
Bullets and numbered bullets are the worst.
Generally speaking is there a "proper use" for before spacing and for after spacing? I imagine if only one was needed, only one would have been provided.
Is there a 'correct' way to include spaces before and after items in a list (such as bullets)?
I am working on a document that has a space of 12pt after each paragraph. I like the visual break this provides. Should I have a 12pt space after each item in the list? Sometimes this looks too much.
I'm working to a 12pt baseline grid so it seems that the space should either be 12pt to match my grid, or nothing.
Any tips/design examples?
Thanks in advance!