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Re: Question on Font Descriptors

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 15:38:37 +0200
Message-ID: <352E20DD.5686A257@w3.org>
To: Andrew n marshall <amarshal@usc.edu>
CC: www-style@w3.org
> Andrew n marshall wrote:
> How does one reference a font descriptor to use the selected font?
> From the 'Robson Celtic' example in the spec, it seems you use the
> name specified by the 'font-family' descriptor. 

Necessary but not sufficient ...

>  However, in the
> example under 15.3.9, all the font descriptors have the same font
> family name. 

Which implies that other things are also used to reference a font
descriptor. To find out what, read the CSS2 spec, in particular this

15.3.2 Descriptors for Selecting a Font: 'font-family', 
'font-style', 'font-variant','font-weight', 'font-stretch' 
and 'font-size' 

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