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sacapuss's picture
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Hi !

I'd like my site to use font-family Century Gothic. It works OK on my computer, but not on some others. Could you know why ?

* { margin:0; padding:0; line-height:3ex; font-family:'Century Gothic', 'Geo Sans Light'; }

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Not all fonts are installed

Not all fonts are installed on all browsers/computers. For example, mine does not recognize that font I do have two Century fonts, but not the gothic. In that case, the browser tries to pick a similar, but available font family.

That's one of the reasons it's a not-good idea to stray far from the tried and true default font stacks. When specifying the font, set the one you want, then a fallback choice and finally specify the user's default.


If your web page is as clever as you can make it, it's probably too clever for you to debug or maintain.