What Is a Font?

A font is a collection of letters and symbols used when printing a document. In general, a group of letters and symbols sharing a common design is referred to as a font. A font consists of the letters A to Z in both upper and lowercase, digits, and symbols.
The design that distinguishes one font from another is referred to as a typeface. Each font has a typeface name, such as Courier, CG Times, Letter Gothic, etc.