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is it possible to use fonts that exist not on the PC but on the web server and get flash to load them from the web server I want to create a small app to let the user choose a font (non standard) and view some text they type in their chosen font and possibly alter the size etc etc Possible??? TIA Douglas...

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    Default Using fonts that are not on c:\windows\fonts

    is it possible to use fonts that exist not on the PC but on the web
    server and get flash to load them from the web server

    I want to create a small app to let the user choose a font (non
    standard) and view some text they type in their chosen font and
    possibly alter the size etc etc

    Possible???

    TIA

    Douglas
    Douglas Guest

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    Default Re: Using fonts that are not on c:\windows\fonts

    > Possible???
    Sure is.

    The downside is bandwidth.


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    "Douglas" <dougsdir24> wrote in message
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    > is it possible to use fonts that exist not on the PC but on the web
    > server and get flash to load them from the web server
    >
    > I want to create a small app to let the user choose a font (non
    > standard) and view some text they type in their chosen font and
    > possibly alter the size etc etc
    >
    > Possible???
    >
    > TIA
    >
    > Douglas

    Larry Guest

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    Default Re: Using fonts that are not on c:\windows\fonts

    > is it possible to use fonts that exist not on the PC but on the web
    > server and get flash to load them from the web server
    >
    > I want to create a small app to let the user choose a font (non
    > standard) and view some text they type in their chosen font and
    > possibly alter the size etc etc
    >
    > Possible??? TIA, Douglas
    I've had a discussion about that lately:
    http://groups.google.ch/groups?threadm=bh0ck3$tafqv$1ID-172431.news.uni-berlin.de

    You have to embed the fonts. On this webpage (at the bottom) you'll find
    a short explanation and a screenshot telling you how to do it:

    [url]http://www.macromedia.com/support/flash/ts/doents/htmltext.htm[/url]

    Here is how you can dynamically load the movies:
    [url]http://www.macromedia.com/support/flash/action_scripts/actionscript_dictionary/actionscript_dictionary423.html[/url]

    Best wishes, Martin ;) * [url]http://birdy1976.com/[/url] * ICQ# 237743398
    Martin Voegeli, vom Guest

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