Join Eric Meyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Font style and weight, part of CSS Web Site Design.
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So in this video, what we're going to do is look at…three different ways that you can…affect the way that a font is presented.…The first of these is font style.…So this is a font-style: italic as an example and…all the paragraphs are italicized, yeah.…Now there's one other value for font style and that's oblique. You can…have italic or oblique and ostensibly these are different.…
If you look at this, the text here,…this is a specific italic font face that's created for this particular font…and if we set this to oblique, then…there should be a difference, but there isn't.…In this browser, like to say extensively there should be a difference…and oblique fonts is really just…the regular font that's been slanted…and italic font has its own face.…The letter forms are specifically drawn for the purposes of being displayed in italics,…as it turns out browsers,…at least as of this recording,…treat the two as being equivalent, the oblique as italic and vice versa and it might be that one or two browsers at least…
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