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Windows 7: HTML/CSS experts! Why do some sites not display correct fonts?

17 Aug 2013   #1
juice

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
HTML/CSS experts! Why do some sites not display correct fonts?

I've been having a slightly annoying problem with certain websites not showing the correct fonts and defaulting to Arial.

This happens on a number of sites but I'll use Grooveshark as an example (attached). The headings should be in "Helvetica Neue Condensed/Helvetica/Arial/Sans Serif". I have all three of these fonts on my system however it shows Arial! (same on firefox, chrome & ie).

There are a number of other sites that use "non-standard" fonts where it works fine.

Any ideas?




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17 Aug 2013   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Couldn't do much with the site,
It's annoying insistence to use flash player was to much.
http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/v...hark.com%2f#!/
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17 Aug 2013   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Is this problem widespead, or limited to a few sites? Is it a problem that just started, or has always been that way. All 3 of your browsers can be set to display fonts (and colors) of your choosing if necessary.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...s-websites-use

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95416?hl=en

Change the colors and fonts used for webpages

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