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Windows 7: How do i know the font type used in a webpage?

05 Feb 2015   #1

widnows 7 professional 32 bits
How do i know the font type used in a webpage?


i like the font type used in a web page, i tried almost all the fonts i have i the ms word, but i found none.

can somebody help me to determine the type font or if there any way i could know that?

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05 Feb 2015   #2


In Firefox or Chrome right click on the text and select inspect element, a window will appear at the bottom of the page that is split into a large left an small right column, from the right column click computed then scroll down the list until you get to font-family, the first font in the list is the one you want.
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07 Feb 2015   #3

widnows 7 professional 32 bits

Thank you for your help

i did hat you told me and it worked..

but still, when i try to recreate the font in the word... the one in the internet looks more pleasant,, its like it looks a little bit wider and smoother.. why is that...?

check the image i've attached
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07 Feb 2015   #4

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Even when using identical fonts two applications on the same computer may display text that is slightly different. With some languages the differences can be quite significant. It all depends on the exact methods that the applications are using to draw the text. It would not surprise me that Microsoft Word and your browser are using somewhat different methods. The requirement that the text be editable imposes some restrictions on a text editor that are not present in a web browser. Computer users have no real control over this.

I see no significant differences in the screenshot.

Edit: Font specifications are essentially only guidelines which applications can, and often do, interpret in different ways.
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