CSS Fonts

CSS Fonts

by Eric A. Meyer
     
 

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From custom fonts to ad-hoc font families you assemble out of a variety of individual faces, CSS 3 gives you more typographic options than ever before. This concise guide shows you how to use CSS properties to gain a fine-grained and wide-ranging influence over how you display fonts on the Web.

Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth

Overview

From custom fonts to ad-hoc font families you assemble out of a variety of individual faces, CSS 3 gives you more typographic options than ever before. This concise guide shows you how to use CSS properties to gain a fine-grained and wide-ranging influence over how you display fonts on the Web.

Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Fonts, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to choose and manipulate fonts right away.

  • Specify font families and their generic alternatives
  • Use @font-face to specify customized downloadable fonts
  • Size your fonts with absolute or relative scales, percentages, or length units
  • Understand the difference between italic and oblique styles
  • Learn how to specify or suppress a font’s kerning data and other font features
  • Synthesize your own variants for fonts that lack bold or italic text

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449371531
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
68
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Eric A. Meyer is the author of the critically acclaimed online tutorial Introduction to HTML, as well as some other semi-popular Web pages. He is a member of the CSS&FP Working Group and the author of Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide.

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