# What font/style is this?

Consider the following text samples produced with LaTeX:

• sample 1
• sample 2

Notice the difference in height of letters in sample 2.

Sample 1 is obtained with default font as

{\bf Keywords:} magnetic spectrometers, charged particle tracking, particle optics

My question is how to produce font style in sample 2. Is the purpose of this style to increase readability of text?

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I'd never want to reproduce such a bad typesetting. :) –  egreg Feb 24 '12 at 22:31
This could be due to a rounding error of the renderer software. –  Andrey Vihrov Feb 24 '12 at 22:34
Andrey: it actually appears to be so. Sample 2 is from screen shot from Okular viewer, while sample 1 is from Evince viewer. When the same document is viewed with Adobe Reader the effect is gone. But the strange thing is, that I have already seen this effect on a printed document. And rounding error is usually small (sure it can accumulate in badly written algorithms), but this effect is easily seen by the eye. –  liberias Feb 24 '12 at 22:43
The second sample looks related to the Cthulhu worshipping man font question. –  Stefan Kottwitz Feb 24 '12 at 22:44
Is the second sample produced with vector or raster font? Vector format is preferrable, see this question for how to switch. –  Andrey Vihrov Feb 24 '12 at 23:00