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Re: [svg-developers] font for legibility of numeric characters

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  • Jerrold Maddox
    Have I sent this play with circles and colors before? It shows some other possibilities. http://s3.amazonaws.com/ordinary/circles2.html Jerry ... [Non-text
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      Have I sent this play with circles and colors before? It shows some other
      possibilities.
      http://s3.amazonaws.com/ordinary/circles2.html

      Jerry

      On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 11:57 PM, David Dailey <ddailey@...>wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > In terms of subtle variation (shape and color), some of you may find this
      > sort of fun
      >
      > http://cs.sru.edu/~ddailey/svg/B0a.svg
      >
      > It is less than 20 lines of markup, if you get rid of the blank lines
      >
      >
      > David
      >
      > From: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:
      > svg-developers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jerrold Maddox
      > Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2012 4:37 PM
      >
      > To: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [svg-developers] font for legibility of numeric characters
      >
      > David
      >
      > Yes, Palatino Linotype is, I believe, a resident font on Windows.
      >
      > Jerry
      >
      > On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 4:11 PM, David Dailey <ddailey@...<mailto:
      > ddailey%40zoominternet.net> >wrote:
      >
      > > **
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Hey, thanks Jerry! It seems to work even on a PC and is a bit better than
      > > arial for numbers, I think.
      > >
      > > Regards
      > >
      > > David
      > >
      > > From: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com <mailto:
      > svg-developers%40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:
      > > svg-developers@yahoogroups.com <mailto:svg-developers%40yahoogroups.com>
      > ] On Behalf Of Jerrold Maddox
      >
      > > Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2012 12:19 PM
      > > To: svg-developers@yahoogroups.com <mailto:
      > svg-developers%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: Re: [svg-developers] font for legibility of numeric characters
      > >
      > >
      > > David
      > >
      > > I have been seeing how well Palatino and Palatino Linotype work for text:
      > > http://s3.amazonaws.com/fourquartets/fourquartets.html
      > >
      > > I revised the site using them for numerals. It is a good face and has
      > been
      > > on the Mac since the '80s.
      > > http://s3.amazonaws.com/fourquartets/numberspalatino.html
      > >
      > > Palatino Linotype also have excellent support for non-Latin scripts.
      > >
      > > Jerry
      > >
      > > On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 8:40 AM, David Dailey <ddailey@...<mailto:
      > ddailey%40zoominternet.net> <mailto:
      >
      > > ddailey%40zoominternet.net> >wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Does anyone have recommendations for a font-family that would be
      > > >
      > > > a) Widely available for use across browsers in SVG
      > > >
      > > > b) Rendered consistently across browsers in SVG
      > > >
      > > > c) Easily legible for numeric characters?
      > > >
      > > > The last time I experimented with font support in SVG across browsers
      > (a
      > > > year or two ago) the results were very discouraging: even if fonts were
      > > > installed and visible in HTML, they might not be for some browsers in
      > > SVG.
      > > >
      > > > Thanks in advance
      > > >
      > > > David
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