Re: Q: end-user font selection

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Subject: Re: Q: end-user font selection
Posted by:  Jerry Stuckle (jstuckl…
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010

crankypuss wrote:
> I'm building a complex web application where I want the end user to be
> able to specify fonts to use for this and that.
> Is there a way that a server (running a PHP script) can obtain
> information about what the user's browser has available?
> Presumably I could unearth some information with a javascript
> client-side script, but I prefer to keep all the scripting server-side
> for now.
> Suggestions, guidance?

Server side scripts can't look at the client.  All they can do is act on
what is sent to them via information in GET or POST requests.

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Jerry Stuckle
JDS Computer Training Corp.



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Q: end-user font selection posted by crankypuss on Tue, 12 Jan 2010