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Hi Experts,

I need your help. I know that I can specify the page default character set using the following HTLM phrase:

<BASEFONT face="CharSetName">

I wrote this phrase in HTML-view manually for each page because I didn't find this option nowhere. Could somebody suggest the way how to make it by one instruction for the whole site?

kind regards

Janos
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coreybryant earned 2000 total points
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You would need to use CSS.
Something like:

body,p,td
{
font-family: courier, serif, "lucida console",
}

You can save this as something like style.css & then insert it into every page (HEAD):
<link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css" type="text/css">

This will help you in the futre because if you decide to change the font, you change one page (style.css) :  http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_font.asp

-Corey
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by:kacor
ID: 12173471
Hi Corey,

thanks for your comment. Unfortunately this is the same case as above: I have to write on every page something what I'd like to eliminate. The only advantage of your recommendation is the simple possibility to change the parameters.

I'm looking for a parameter setting possibility somewhere in the Options/Web settings/Page options... section

wbr Janos

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by:coreybryant
ID: 12173513
Well personally I have never used <BASEFONT face="CharSetName"> - but if it is placed in the <HEAD>, you can doa find & replace:
Find:
</head>
replace with
<BASEFONT face="CharSetName">
</head>

That might be one way to do it in the future.

-Corey
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by:kacor
ID: 12173558
thanks Corey, this is a better idea!

Janos
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by:coreybryant
ID: 12173587
:)  Anytime.  That search & replace has saved me so many times in the past

-Corey
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by:kacor
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You know 3-4 years ago I made a web site project having ~300 HTML pages, ~6000 inner and ~500 outer links, 1000 pictures etc. There I could use this function to replace on 100-120 pages :-))

Janos
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by:coreybryant
ID: 12173683
It would have helped :)  that's for sure.  If you get the chance, I would highly suggest to updgrade to FP 2003.  It offers so much more & very easy to work with.

-Corey
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by:kacor
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Corey,
thanks again for your help. Here is 22:18 and I am tired so I go to sleep. Good night!

Janos
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by:kacor
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Thanks Corey again!

Nobody has newer idea therefor I accept your comment.

wbr

Janos
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