3
votes
3answers
375 views

How to reuse font families in CSS for quicker CSS loading

Let's say I use different fonts on my page, let's say I use 3 different fonts in 10-20 different CSS rules and in each of them I must use the following and similar: font-family:"Lucida Sans Unicode", ...
-4
votes
1answer
39 views

Font creation for logo [closed]

I have a template and that template has a logo. The logo is something called "Cream". I really like the way it has been set up. I want the same style with different name. How to do that? The problem ...
0
votes
1answer
518 views

Fixing Google Chrome text antialias for .ttf fonts

I have found a topic which presents a solution on how to get antialising working in Google Chrome - Windows, but they use .svg format. I have a .ttf format and I import all of my fonts like this at ...
2
votes
2answers
353 views

Use of rare fonts on the web

I have just been peeking at the source code of a web page. I notice that there is a CSS rule that defines what seems to be a rare font for some nice-looking subheadings. Html (Source file) ...
8
votes
1answer
891 views

Unknown CSS font-family oddity with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8

I am seeing the following "oddity" with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8: When declaring font-family: serif; I am seeing an old bitmapped serif font that I can't identify (see screenshot below) instead ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Why is <strong> in Safari significantly bolder than other browsers?

I am just about to go live with a new website - and during cross browser testing i noticed that the bold fonts in safari are FAR bolder (horribly chunky) in Safari than in the other big 4. The font ...
6
votes
2answers
616 views

Including specific characters with Google Web Fonts

I'm using the Open Sans web font from Google Web Fonts on my website. I only need the basic latin subset, but I do use the Psi (Ψ) character quite often as well and I would like to use the Open Sans ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Why The W3C CSS Validation Service is showing Value Error : font / is not a font-family value : 11px / 14px “Trebuchet MS”,sans-serif

I tried to validate my css code using W3C tidy and the w3c website is showing me the error that Value Error : font / is not a font-family value : 11px / 14px "Trebuchet MS",sans-serif So ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How to overcome browser-specific font rendering differences? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts render the same way across different web browsers? So I was working on our website and came across an interesting issue. I usually work with Chrome ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

Need to use Helvetica in CSS

What's the most suitable font replacement technique - technically, legally and in terms of accessibility - to use a Helvetica font in my website? Up to now I've used sifr as a font replacement method, ...
1
vote
1answer
323 views

What free icons fonts are available? [closed]

With the possibility to embed fonts in websites using @font-face CSS, some creative webdesigners developed their way to display icons using fonts, instead of images. But most of the available icon ...
2
votes
2answers
391 views

Curious CSS: “font-family: restore-n8;”

Found some curious CSS in the source for http://contrastrebellion.com/: font-family: restore-n8, restore-1, restore-2, sans-serif; Restore-n8 and the like don't seem to be font names. What does ...
4
votes
3answers
830 views

Most Popular Fonts used in Webpages and their Fallbacks?

This is a two part question, the second question is dependent on the first: What are the most popular fonts used on web pages? (the top half dozen will suffice). Include the proper CSS fallbacks for ...
-6
votes
1answer
503 views

Google web font [closed]

Please suggest me Google web font similar to following image,
10
votes
5answers
5k views

is 'bookman old style' web safe

Is 'Bookman Old Style' web safe? If not, is there something that looks similar which is web safer?
0
votes
2answers
81 views

Mac font on website on PC

I like how fonts look on a Mac. Is it possible to render something similar in a website and have it work on all operating systems and browsers? I'm aware of font-face but I can't seem to find a clean ...
1
vote
1answer
543 views

Custom font not displaying properly

I am trying to install a custom font on my site. The browser will load the font, but the display is not quite right. The character vertical positions/sizes seem to be off a tiny amounts. See examples ...
0
votes
2answers
326 views

Changing default browser font-size affecting 3 divs floated inside a header div

Changing a web browsers default font size from 16px adversely affects the layout of the 3 divs that I have floated within my header div. Considering that the 3 header divs are fixed elements and not ...
0
votes
1answer
479 views

Font-size in firefox is bigger than is should

I defined in my CSS file font-size property for the body body { font-size : 12px; } I wanted to have the size of font the same as in http://www.stackexchange.com site. It works in chromium ...
2
votes
1answer
225 views

How does font-size work in CSS

Could you please explain me or send me a link where is explained how does CSS property font-size work?When you're working with relatives sizes in %. It's the percent of what? What are best practices ...
3
votes
1answer
113 views

Fonts: Is changing the default font a good practice?

I've searched PW, but I saw that no one has asked specifically yet. Is changing the default font a good practice for the main body font? What are the pros and cons to using different fonts? This ...
1
vote
2answers
876 views

Embedded fonts with polish characters

There are many font banks out there. But where I can fonts with polish characters ?
0
votes
3answers
268 views

Symbol fonts using in page design

I wonder if it's safe to use font-face with special dingbats fonts. What are good dingbats that you can recommend to use this way? What are the tips and tricks? Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
747 views

How to Conditionally Load @Font-Faces via CSS3? [closed]

Curerntly, when you use a beautiful font, like for example the multiligual Calibri fotn (a win7 font), then it even downloads eventhough a user has the font already installed, when i use the following ...
1
vote
5answers
223 views

What do you think is a possessional looking font for a web application

I am creating a website / web application where companies can do there accounting. It is sort of a alternative to the regular desktop accounting program. I want the application to have a look and ...
6
votes
6answers
2k views

How to find the exact font used by the browser

I have used the CSS style sheet as font-family:arial,helvicta,sans-serif. When I checked it in browser, I don't know which font it is using from the font-family. I want to know the exact font used ...
3
votes
1answer
718 views

What's the pro/cons of Adobe TypeKit API? Any best practices?

With all the Open Source fonts I have available, and I can download them via the CSS font directive, what's the benefit of the TypeKit API? Are there drawbacks of this? How does it work technically? ...