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Posted on 2014-09-18
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See attached. I am using a font called "Memphis" on a trail basis from MyFonts.

You can review the result at http://rkassoc.org/Davis/menu/menu_testb.htm.

Looks good in FireFox & Chrome; does not work on an Ipad (Safari, IOS).

Why?
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Question by:Richard Korts
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by:trinitrotoluene
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what do you mean by "does not work" ?
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You can't expect the IPAD to support any font out there.
Here's a list and even this might be outdated

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5878

Take a look at the app mentioned in the article.

http://www.cnet.com/how-to/easily-add-more-fonts-to-your-iphone-or-ipad-with-anyfont/
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by:Richard Korts
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By "not work" I mean it shows as Times - New Roman.
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by:COBOLdinosaur
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No browser/device combination supports every possible font, and they do not necessarily render them the same.  I generally prefer not to use externally sourced fonts, and I almost never actually specify the font because I prefer to respect the user's defaults knowing that they are comfortable with the fonts they select, but might not like my choices.

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by:Richard Korts
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I talked to the Font vendor; they indicated the font will work with the later versions of IOS / Safari; my versions are old.
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