|Subject:||Re: end-user font selection|
|Posted by:||Brian Cryer (not.he…@localhost)|
|Date:||Wed, 13 Jan 2010|
"crankypuss" <…@email.thanks> wrote in message
> 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?
Like Jerry, I would have said no. However I did find this link
way of testing for a known font.
> client-side script, but I prefer to keep all the scripting server-side
> for now.
> Suggestions, guidance?
There are a handful of fonts which are supposedly available universally, and
you could limit their selection to those.
This page might help:http://www.upsdell.com/BrowserNews/res_fonts.htm
Q: end-user font selection posted by crankypuss on Tue, 12 Jan 2010