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Posted on 2006-07-05
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Hi,

the font name is "Pussy Cat". I provide the entire source code for the page below. Before you look at the source code please take a look at the website, which as you can see is not displaying the "Pussy Cat" font.

http://www.kehagias.us/

So could someone explain to me what I have to do to get the "Pussy Cat" font to load?

The browser I am using to view this page is:

IE Version 6.0 on a Windows XP SP2 computer.

Here is the source code... what am I doing wrong?

When I view the website at home, the Pussy Cat font shows up fine. At the office though, it does not.

What can I do to make sure the font shows up in all versions of IE? Is IE the problem? Can all of you see the "Pussy Cat" font?

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Source Code Begins:
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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!-- Begin
function fullScreen(theURL) {
window.open(theURL, '', 'fullscreen=yes, scrollbars=auto');
}
// End -->
</script>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>Kehagias.US: Official Website of Martha Kehagias</title>
<style type="text/css">
<!--
body {
      background-color: #996633;
}
body,td,th {
      font-family: Pussycat;
      font-size: 36px;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}

img { border: 2px solid #FFFFFF ; }

a {
      font-family: Pussycat;
      font-size: 36px;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}
a:link {
      text-decoration: none;
}
a:visited {
      text-decoration: none;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}
a:hover {
      text-decoration: underline;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}
a:active {
      text-decoration: none;
      color: #FFFFFF;
}
.style1 {
      font-family: Verdana;
      font-size: 10px;
}
.style3 {font-family: Verdana; font-size: 10px; font-weight: bold; }
-->
</style></head>

<body>
<div align="center">
  <p>&nbsp;</p>
  <p><img src="IMAGES/00_Title_Page_Left.jpg" width="125" height="188" /> <img src="IMAGES/00_Title_Page.jpg" width="250" height="188" /> <img src="IMAGES/00_Title_Page_Right.jpg" width="125" height="188" /></p>
  <p><a href="javascript:void(0);" onClick="fullScreen('INSIDE/');" target="_blank">Won't you join us inside?</a></p>
  <p class="style1">[ <a href="http://www.marcoullis.com/" class="style1">member of the &quot;Life is good ... smile&quot; network</a> ] </p>
  <p align="right" class="style1">&nbsp;</p>
  <p align="right" class="style1">Page design by <a href="http://marcoullis.googlepages.com/" class="style3">Panos Marcoullis</a>,<br />
    Information Systems Project Manager </p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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by:sam85281
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You can't force display of a font that the user doesn't have installed on their system.

You need to stick to standard fonts (Arial,Verdana,etc) for the user to see your page as you see it at home.

If it's being used as a heading or something, you can make it into a graphic to make sure they see that font.  As plain text though, ONLY people that have pussy cat installed on their computers is going to be able to see it.

-Sam
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by:marcoullisp
ID: 17045690
Could I have it preloaded with the website?

-Panos
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ID: 17045813
Here's info on how you CAN do it:
http://www.sean.co.uk/a/webdesign/embedding_fonts_in_webpages.shtm

Not suggested though.  Generally won't work with FireFox, causes security popups to happen for most users, slows your site down, not worth the problems that go along with doing it.

There is currently no GOOD way to do it.

-Sam
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by:bruno
ID: 17046810
there's another solution called sIFR but it's only for headlines, not for an entire site.  there's really no GOOD way to do it for an entire site.
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