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What is an easy way to set the default font for a page, with and without styles?

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Question by:brokeMyLegBiking
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by:Zyloch
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I don't really know if there is a way. My suggestion though, is that either you tell your visitors to set their default browser fonts, or to include everything on your webpage in a <font face="yourfont"></font> tag.

--Zyloch
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by:azcn2503
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Put this in between <head> and </head>:

<basefont font="Your font" size="Your size" color="Your color"></basefont>

That's what I used to use.
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by:Zyloch
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Hmm... azcn, interersting. I knew of basefont but didn't know that you could use font with it. Well, guess I learned something new :)
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Ryan Chong earned 600 total points
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I think the better way is try to apply your pages with Cascading Style Sheet (CSS), where you can create more interactive web pages with ease.

to attach a CSS file into web pages, you can add line like:

<LINK rel="stylesheet" href="css/mystyle.css">

Sample of css:

mystyle.css:

BODY { background:#FFFFFF ; font-family:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" ; font-size:"12" }
H1 {FONT face:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" ; size:2 ; color:#FFFFFF }
TD {font-family:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" ; font-size:"12"}
SELECT {font-family:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" ; font-size:"12"}
.BLUE {color:#01269E}
.GREEN {color:#088C00}
.RED {color:#FF0000}
.small {font-family:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" ; font-size:"10"}
.asterisk {font-family:"Times New Roman", Times, serif; font-size:12pt; color:#01269E}

li { font-family:"Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"; font-size:"12"}
.field1 {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      font-weight: bold;
      color: #696969;
}
.star {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 10pt;
      font-weight: bold;
      color: #FF3300;
}
.value {

      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      font-weight: normal;
      color: #000000;
}
input {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      color: #000000;
}
.footnote {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 7pt;
      font-weight: normal;
      color: #696969;
}
.field1RG {

      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      font-weight: normal;
      color: #696969;
}
option {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      color: #000000;
}
.valueIT {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 8pt;
      font-weight: normal;
      color: #000000;
      font-style: italic;

}
.b1 {
      cursor: hand;
}
.msg {
      font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
      font-size: 11px;
      text-decoration: blink;
      font-style: normal;
      font-weight: bolder;
      font-variant: normal;
      text-transform: none;
      color: #FF0000;
      filter: RevealTrans(Duration=10, Transition=5);

}

Hope this helps
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by:Zyloch
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A better way is with styles, but brokeMyLegBiking wanted no styles, so I guess he must have a good reason hmm...

--Zyloch
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by:Ryan Chong
ID: 10857481
ya, thanks for remain that, Zyloch ;-) but personally think using css got his advantages, simple, that's when you need to change the font again for many pages, you just need to change 1 file, the css file only, no need go to each page to edit it.

And again, I also guess he must have a good reason ..
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by:azcn2503
ID: 10858360
I'd always use CSS these days, so much more versatile and dynamic.
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by:brokeMyLegBiking
ID: 10858698
asked for both, thanks guys. just what I was looking for.
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