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saving webfont to users local machine

We have some webfonts we define in our stylesheet, but we want to have these fonts available in emails that our clients receive. If a user has been to the site they have seen those webfonts, the ...
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Trying to determine why same font on two sites renders differently

Issue Two web sites have the same font, set up with the same typography. Yet they render differently. Background I need to replicate the typography from site #1 ("Sample Site") to site #2 ("Client ...
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Would a long article using SVG rendered letters (rather than a font) be performant (usable and scrollable)?

I would like to know if any webpages exist where every single character/glyph is an SVG path, rather than using a font. I look places like here which discusses icon fonts and how they relate to ...
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SEO Impact of Javascript for typography (like kerning.js, lining.js & co)

From the design perspective the typography options presented by css are somewhat limited and there exist many javascript libaries that give us very handy tools to manipulate the font-rendering. ...
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Ä Umlaut-dots too close to the letter in Firefox

In Mac-FF 41 (and 40) the Umlaut-dos of the letter Ä are rendered too close to the rest of the letter, as it shows in the picture below. In other Browsers however (Chrome, Safari) the type renders ...
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Why aren't monospace fonts almost never used for base font? [closed]

I haven't come across any website that use monospace fonts as the base font for their websites. Why is that? Does the website necessarily look bad when you use monospace?
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Does Lucida Sans Unicode font in Windows 7 have a bold style?

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? ...
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Tahoma, Verdana, Trebuchet, Georgia, etc as webfonts?

Does anyone know if the so called "web safe fonts" like Tahoma, Verdana, Trebuchet or Georgia are available as webfonts (that you can link to and safely use in your stylesheet) on a public CDN (...
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Is the debate about em VS px VS % in typography still valid

I have been reading a few articles about why em's are better than px in typography. And the base has to be in %, best is even to have body{ font-size:62.5%; }. One of the better articles I could ...
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Capitalise first letter of each word good or bad practice? [closed]

Is it a good practice to capitalise first letter of each word in string ( page titles, headings, fields labels, button text etc.) ? Is there any articles about this subject excluding basic English ...
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Embedded fonts with polish characters

There are many font banks out there. But where I can fonts with polish characters ?
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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 ...
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How to choose a font for a website?

How to choose a font for a website that is readable,usable,authority ?
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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? ...
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How do I choose the proper font & size for my site?

I once saw a textbook that recommended a certain pica range for each of several various fonts. Is there any online guide that's available? What are my options? What should I know as a beginner?
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Font resizing widgets: worth it?

I see some text-heavy sites implement the little JavaScript widgets that allow you to choose smaller or larger text sizes on sites. (e.g.: as described on the Guardian's website) Are these little ...