Defining new font families


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Defining new font families

While Dreamweaver gives you a nice jumpstart in the available Websafe Font-families, technology is always quickly evolving and it would be nice to be able to create your own. Luckily, there's a built-in function in Dreamweaver for that very reason. So here I have the web-safe.htm file open from Chapter 03 > 03_03 folder, and let's go right into Live View, so that you can see this in its best representation. Let's demonstrate the new font-family capabilities by creating a custom one for the sidebar text that we see over here.

So I'll go ahead and select that rule and now we'll go to the CSS Styles panel and choose New CSS Rule and it will come up as a Compound type with a specific selector. I'm going to go ahead and just make it a little less specific so that it can be in any sidebar and we'll keep our definition stored in this document. Click OK. Now I'll expand the Font-family list, but instead of choosing any of the ones that are offered, I'll go...

Defining new font families
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Defining new font families provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph Lowery as part of the Typography with CSS in Dreamweaver

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