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jaredgruenwald 02-27-2012 03:00 AM

SPRY text help
 
i want to use spry menus on my website but want to use either a custom font or buttons. is it possible to embed a font i created from my handwriting or to use images/buttons incorporated into the menus instead of text? i'm using dreamweavr cs5 and rely primarily on design mode but can follow along with the coding a bit.

DWcourse 02-28-2012 12:08 AM

You can embed a font using @font-face (http://sixrevisions.com/css/font-face-guide/)

jaredgruenwald 02-28-2012 02:19 AM

i'm still not getting what i need. i created the font using fortifier.com. i now have the ttf files. i can use font squirrels @font-face generator to give me all the files i need but hot do i embed it on my server or wherever. its not in anyone else's database as i created it. is there any hope?

DWcourse 02-28-2012 02:29 AM

you need to do a bit of research on the @font-face specification. You have to upload the font files to your server and link to them in the @font-face declaration in your style sheet. Here's some more info: http://www.fontspring.com/blog/the-n...nt-face-syntax

edbr 02-28-2012 02:33 AM

here is an example of embeding a font which is on your own server

@font-face {
font-family: 'Swis721LtExBTLight';
url('swiss_721_light_extended_bt-webfont.ttf') format('truetype'),

}

jaredgruenwald 02-28-2012 02:52 AM

ok so if i keep the font files in my root directory folder and upload them to my server, when i put the css or that coding in they should work? where do i upload the font files to exactly though?

edbr 02-28-2012 03:02 AM

where ever you want providing you point the path correctly

jaredgruenwald 02-28-2012 03:06 AM

ok so if i upload the ttf file and all the other font files i generate to my server and then link the coding to them properly it should work on other computers and other browsers? this is a font i created and isn't in anyone else's database.

edbr 02-28-2012 03:38 AM

thats what embedding means

jaredgruenwald 02-28-2012 03:40 AM

where in the css do i put the code?


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