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I am trying to set an alternative to Mac Lucida Grande font with Lucida Sans Unicode for Windows users and found out that I see no bold style of it in my Windows 7. Is that common for all Windows 7? How about Windows XP?

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What we want to do is pick only the good traits: the normal face of Lucida Sans Unicode, and the bold and italic variants of Lucida Sans. The solution is to “create” a hybrid font set:

body {
    font-family: "Lucida Sans Unicode", "Lucida Grande", Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
}

strong, em, b, i {
    font-family: "Lucida Sans", "Lucida Sans Unicode", "Lucida Grande", Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
}

- Lucida Hybrid: The ‘Grande’ Alternative

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