Employing web-safe fonts


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Employing web-safe fonts

Web-Safe Fonts are those that are common to the primary computing platforms. Because designers can never be absolutely sure which font a user may have on his or her system, browsers support what are called Font-families. A Font-family is basically a list of fonts used to render the targeted text. Ideally, the user will have the first font listed in the Font-family, so that the Browser will use that to render the text. If that first choice is not available, the Browser moves on and chooses the second font found in the Font-family.

If that's not available it moves to the third, and so on. The final member of a Font-family is the Generic Font in that category, like serif or sans-serif. Let me show you how Dreamweaver makes it easy to assign a Font-family. We'll use one of the Dreamweaver sample layouts by going to File > New. Make sure you're choosing Blank Page, HTML Page Type, and then under Layout choose 2 column fixed, left sidebar, header and footer.

Click Create and that...

Employing web-safe fonts
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Employing web-safe fonts 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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