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1780Re: [NTO] unreal font viewer

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  • Bob Pigors
    Feb 2, 2001
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      Lotta,

      You got it right. Thanks for the enlightenment. - Bob

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Lotta" <loro@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 10:21
      Subject: Re: [NTO] unreal font viewer


      > Hello Bob,
      >
      > >I thought you used NTP to program/develop web pages. In any event it
      > >appears that abSee seemed interesting to you.
      >
      > Seems like the mistake was mine. I thought some earlier post had
      mentioned
      > abSee.
      >
      > In HTML land you are basically limited to the fonts available on the
      user's
      > system. That may vary, so the only fonts that are safe to use are the
      very
      > common ones like Courier New, Arial and a few more. I've noticed that
      the
      > fonts shipped with MS seems to vary depending on where in the world
      you
      > live, which limits the choice even more.
      >
      > To use an unusual font for short "snips" like a link or some other
      short
      > text one can always use the preferred font in a graphic editor and
      create
      > an image of the text. Then a font viewer can come in handy so you
      don't
      > have to keep all fonts on your machine installed.
      >
      > Hope I got it right this time :-)
      > Lotta
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