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RE: [css3-fonts] "font-style" and "font-weight" in "@font-face"

From: <tao.yu@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:05:22 +0000
To: <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: <www-style@w3.org>, <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Message-ID: <E16DF081AD235D4EA7FF5FE0370F2085AABAF5@008-AM1MPN1-004.mgdnok.nokia.com>
Thanks TJ!

Well, I updated my page:

@font-face {
    	font-family: myFont1;
    	src: url("fonts/times.ttf");
    	font-style: italic; 
    	font-weight: bold;

        border: 1px solid red;
        font-family: myFont1; 
        text-align: center;
        font-style: italic;
        font-weight: bold;

In the "#box" (the 1st one on the screen), I only get the font, but font-style ('italic') and font-weight ('bold') still do not work for none of the browsers.  

is that an issue for the browser?


-----Original Message-----
From: ext Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 11:30 AM
To: Yu Tao (Nokia-MP/Boston)
Cc: www-style@w3.org; Barstow Art (Nokia-CIC/Boston)
Subject: Re: [css3-fonts] "font-style" and "font-weight" in "@font-face"

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 8:17 AM,  <tao.yu@nokia.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> How do “font-style” and “font-weight” in “@font-face” impact the 
> defined font? I have a test case to specify my own font via 
> “@font-face”,  with preferred “font-style” and “font-weight”, like below:
> @font-face {
>                 font-family: myFont1;
>                 src: url("fonts/times.ttf");
>                 font-style: italic;
>                 font-weight: bold;
>     }
> And
>     @font-face {
>                 font-family: myFont2;
>                 src: local("Times New Roman");
>                 font-style: italic;
>                 font-weight: bold;
> }
> But somehow in either case “font-style” and “font-weight” do not work 
> on any of the PC browsers (Firefox/IE/Chrome/Opera).  It only works 
> without
> @font-face:
>         font-family: "Times New Roman";
>         font-style: italic;
>         font-weight: bold;
> My testing page is located at here:
> http://waplabdc.nokia-boston.com/browser/users/temp/font_face_test.htm

> l
> Can someone help to clarify how “font-style” and “font-weight” work 
> within @font-face?

The various font-* properties in @font-face do not style the font, they specify the *font's* style.  That is, your @font-face declarations above declare that when you use MyFont1 with italic and bold, you'll receive that face.  This allows you to specify multiple faces in a font, and declare which combination of font-* property values should use each face.

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