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Re: How to specify the font for tooltips in IE?

From: Liorean <Liorean@user.bip.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 20:18:01 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020121201549.00b3a818@pop3.bip.net>
To: Chris Croome <chris@webarchitects.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org
At 18:49 2002-01-21 +0000, Chris Croome wrote:
>On Sat 19-Jan-2002 at 11:52:14 -0000, Phil Shaw wrote:
> > On 18 Jan 2002, at 16:46, Chris Croome wrote:
> >
> > > I'm working on some Punjabi web pages and I have them working using
> > > the Arial unicode font specified in the CSS and everything works OK
> > > apart from the tooptips -- they are not using the unicode font so
> > > just display blocks for each letter.
> > >
> > > Is there an IE CSS extension for setting the tooltip font?
> >
> > I'm not aware of any IE specific selector for title attributes.
>
>Ah well, perhaps there is another way to fix it?
>
>I've done an example file, attached and at:
>
>   http://chris.croome.net/pa.htm
>
>You need a windows machine for this and the Arial UNICODE font (13Mb):
>
>   http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2000/aruniupd.aspx
>
>The H1 displays OK but the title tooltip is not in the correct font --
>anyone have any ideas?

Tooltips are generally provided by the OS per request from the browser. 
That means the OS settings are used. Solution: Tell users to change their 
OS settings OR, use divs/layers and CSS to achieve the same effect.

// Liorean
Received on Monday, 21 January 2002 14:15:26 GMT

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