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perb31
01-14-2007, 06:45 PM
Can someone help me? I need to add an alternate font to my pages for those end users that do not have the fonts that I have used on their PC.
For example: I have used French Script and Goudy Old Style fonts for all of my pages, but when someone that does not have those fonts on their computer the whole page is distorted and looks just plain bad. Thank you in advance.
Perb

Bethers
01-14-2007, 08:00 PM
That's why it's important for you to use a font that is a web standard font. You can find them here:
http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html

perb31
01-14-2007, 09:02 PM
That's why it's important for you to use a font that is a web standard font. You can find them here:
http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html

I understand what you are saying, but is there a way to set an alternate font?

Bethers
01-14-2007, 09:06 PM
No. Their computer selects the alternate. Which is why it's important you use a font that is web-friendly which is what I said!

perb31
01-14-2007, 09:21 PM
The end user's computer only uses the default font on their machine after it has exhausted all the font face options that you have set on your webpage.
But after thinking about it, most people are not going to have a lot of the non standard fonts on their PC.

I appreciate your replies Bethers. Thank you for your input.

Perb

Dori
01-14-2007, 11:56 PM
If you really want an 'off the wall' font for headers. You can make a jpeg of the header in Adobe Illustrator or another graphic program and then 'insert image' in BV.

Bethers
01-15-2007, 02:39 AM
Dori, is correct - but you don't want to use these fonts for the main text of the website - as you want se's to be able to read that.