Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Web fonts for Central European languages

Posted on 1998-09-09
2
Medium Priority
?
242 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
Hello all,
Does someone know where can I find some Dynamic Fonts, which support ISO-8852-2 or win1250 codepages? I need them to make our characters visible. For instance, Bitstream fonts don't work!

Regards
Janko
0
Comment
Question by:mivsek
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
ckayter earned 200 total points
ID: 1114329
Go to http://www.microsoft.com/truetype/content.htm

Here you'll find three nice sans serif fonts that are distributed with IE4 and Win98: Tahoma, Trebuchet, and Verdana. All three support Win1250 codepages. All allow installable embedding. All are available to anyone who wants to download them FREE of CHARGE. (This means that anyone who uses the NS browser can get the fonts and see your page as you intended).

While you're at the site, look at the paragraph in the upper right corner, TrueType fonts and utilities. Download the Font Properties Extension (approx 350k). Rather than just getting the ordinary file properties dialog box when you right click on a font and select properties, this gives you ten tabs worth of information including a list of supported codepages for any true type font.

Keep in mind that whatever font you use, if your site user doesn't have the font installed on their system, they won't see the page as you had intended. The default font for their browser will be used instead.

Colleen

0
 

Author Comment

by:mivsek
ID: 1114330
I didn't meant usual TrueType but Dynamic Fonts (look at http://www.truedoc.com/webpages/intro/) which are platform independent and currently work native only in Netscape 4.x.  Bitstream has some of those fonts for free, but no-one support our codepage well.

Regards
Janko
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Ever visit a website where you spotted a really cool looking Font, yet couldn't figure out which font family it belonged to, or how to get a copy of it for your own use? This article explains the process of doing exactly that, as well as showing how…
In this article, I’ll show how research, determination, and use of modern technology helped me solve a DNA mystery.
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

715 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question