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Windows 7: why are these fonts in black and white while w8.1 are in colors?

27 Apr 2015   #1
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
why are these fonts in black and white while w8.1 are in colors?

Hi

may i know why are these fonts in black and white under windows 7 , firefox 37.0.2 last version ,while are in color under w8.1 firefox 37.0.2 ?

look the screenshots



and windows 8.1


thanks


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27 Apr 2015   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Perhaps W7 only has the B&W fonts installed. Can you look in FF and see the font name? A file search on both should show up any differences.
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27 Apr 2015   #3
paul1149

Linux Lite 2.8 x64 (full-featured, fast, rock-solid)
 
 

Font name, or page URL?
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28 Apr 2015   #4
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Can you look in FF and see the font name? A file search on both should show up any differences.
hi
how can i see the font name in firefox?
thanks
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28 Apr 2015   #5
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Can you look in FF and see the font name? A file search on both should show up any differences.
hi
how can i see the font name in firefox?
thanks
Tools => Options => Content
you have to click the Advanced Button on the default font line.

If the box is checked that says
Allow pages to choose their own fonts...

then you would have to look in the html source or style sheet to see the font name.
Otherwise it's what it says in Default Font.



why are these fonts in black and white while w8.1 are in colors?-capture.png


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29 Apr 2015   #6
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drugo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Can you look in FF and see the font name? A file search on both should show up any differences.
hi
how can i see the font name in firefox?
thanks
Tools => Options => Content
you have to click the Advanced Button on the default font line.

If the box is checked that says
Allow pages to choose their own fonts...

then you would have to look in the html source or style sheet to see the font name.
Otherwise it's what it says in Default Font.
ok thanks
this is windows 8.1 screenshot




windows 7 screenshot



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29 Apr 2015   #7
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Since the option to allow sites to use their own fonts in enabled, it doesn't tell me anything. You would have to look at the page source and even then it could be overridden by a css file on the server or on your machine.

Have you contacted the web page owner to point out the discrepancy? They will know what font they are using. I cannot delve into it from here.
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29 Apr 2015   #8
drugo

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Since the option to allow sites to use their own fonts in enabled, it doesn't tell me anything. You would have to look at the page source and even then it could be overridden by a css file on the server or on your machine.

Have you contacted the web page owner to point out the discrepancy? They will know what font they are using. I cannot delve into it from here.
hi
thanks
the page is last.fm
maybe it's related to windows , how can i know if w8.1 uses color fonts and w7 black and white?
internet explorer under w8.1 is black and white
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29 Apr 2015   #9
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

If you right click on the page there should be a choice in the context menu "view page source" or similar. See what the name of the font is by looking for the <font> tags. Once you know the name of the font load an editor in Windows 8.1 and the same editor in Windows 7 with that font. See if they look the same. If not it's the fonts on your systems that are different.

It's not rocket science. Just a bit of work.
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