Using font families


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Using font families

So what we're going to look at in this video is font families, how to use font family to substitute the font-face that is used Uh, font family, font face, what's the difference? Well, let's take a look. So, for our headings, we're going to say font-family Verdana, and if you look at the headings like about tea history or The Legendary Origins of Tea, or Tea of the Day or the Post Archive, when we reload now they're using Verdana.

What happens there, technically is that the browser says ok, I'm going to use Verdana for the font-family, so I'm going to pick the appropriate face from within that font-family, a font-family being a collection of font-faces. So there might be Verdana regular and Verdana bold and Verdana italic and Verdana bold-italic, all those sorts of things. In this case we've just said font family Verdana, we haven't set necessarily anything to be bold or italic. We surely haven't set any italics so the browser's going to say ok, thi...

Using font families
Video duration: 10m 38s 6h 8m Intermediate

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Using font families provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Eric Meyer as part of the CSS Web Site Design

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