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Custom fonts

Should users be able to add their own fonts to type threads with?


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Jan 23, 2016 at 12:55 PM
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#1
Hi everyone.
I was going to make my first thread just now, and I went into the "Font Family" section on the bar on top of the thread you're writing, and I noticed the small number of fonts there were.
I was wondering if we could have the ability to add our own fonts to the thread bar, like we could link to a .ttf download or something similar.
But if I'm the only one who should care about this then I'll drop the matter.
(if this is impossible then I will also stop "threading" about it)
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 1:03 PM
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It's a good idea, but it could be 'exploited.'
I like Arial/Verdana, but some Minecraft font would be nice.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 1:08 PM
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I was hoping I could use this font or one that was similar and still not ugly: http://www.dafont.com/search.php?q=free+pixel
But this could only happen in these two ways:
1. Beg an admin to add this font
2. let us use our own fonts
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 1:11 PM
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But this could only happen in these two ways:
1. Beg an admin to add this font
2. let us use our own fonts
Mind saying that again in (plain) English? :mahin:
 
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But I would be able to use this font if
1. I begged an administrator to add the font to the font collection
2. users were able to add .ttfs from their computer or from a link.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 1:41 PM
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Considering the rules say to use fonts and colours sparingly, I don't think this is necessary nor desirable.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 1:52 PM
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Considering the rules say to use fonts and colours sparingly, I don't think this is necessary nor desirable.
Humph. Oh well. The rules are the rules.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 2:37 PM
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using anything but default fonts and colours is an attack on the readability of the forums
 
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Oh. Okay then, I'll just drop the subject of custom fonts.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 3:12 PM
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If you really want the page in your favorite font, I heard there was a chrome extension for that.
 
Jan 23, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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Hmmmm........... I'll look into it.
For now I think I'll just make due with the fonts here.
 
Jan 30, 2016 at 4:48 PM
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using anything but default fonts and colours is an attack on the readability of the forums
I was hoping you wouldn't say that! I wanted to use wingdings so badly.

This would probably only work through google web fonts though, other methods are tedious and slow.
 
Jan 30, 2016 at 5:02 PM
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I was hoping you wouldn't say that! I wanted to use wingdings so badly.

This would probably only work through google web fonts though, other methods are tedious and slow.
Well...
We already have ear rape here, why not eye rape?
 
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I'm sure everyone would appreciate a hacker coming around and changing the default font to Wingdings. :p
 
Jan 30, 2016 at 5:35 PM
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I'm sure everyone would appreciate a hacker coming around and changing the default font to Wingdings. :p
Andwhyisit might not.
[winkwinknudgenudge]
 
Feb 16, 2016 at 12:43 AM
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using anything but default fonts and colours is an attack on the readability of the forums
But it's a time-honored tradition!
 
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But it's a time-honored tradition!
If you're going to mimic that, at least use the correct colour and the proper font, heathen. :3

Edit: Speak of the devil?
 
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#20
Screw it. Drag over the blank space.

why did you waste your time doing this?
 
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