How to use Dysfont
Even the best tools are only effective when used properly. Following these 7 rules may help improve the readability of text for significat number of individuals with dyslexia and visual stress.
Avoid using a text size smaller than 11pt and line height smaller than 1.2 to ensure that the text is easy to read.
Use short lines of text, ideally no longer than 50 characters including spaces, to improve readability and reduce eye strain.
Use left alignment of text to make it easier for readers to track and follow the text.
Use short paragraphs separated by empty lines, with one sentence as a paragraph in complex text, to break up the text and improve readability.
Avoid hyphenating words, as this can create visual distractions and affect readability.
Use enough white space around the text to make it easier to read and improve visual appeal.
To enhance readability, it is advisable to avoid using a pure white background. Pure white backgrounds can create visual strain and make it more challenging to read the text. When printing, consider using recycled, yellowish, or greyish paper as an alternative to pure white.