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Post by doomedNeophyte on October 20th 2014, 4:15 am

Hello, I'm having a bit of trouble trying to change fonts on my forum here =>http://pokemon-roleplay.forumotion.com/ As you can see it's the default style. I've been trying to add fonts from here =>http://www.dafont.com/ by downloading them, then typing the name of the Font in the Font Face boxes in AdminPanel : Display : Colors. However, when I save it, the font doesn't change. Any help is appreciated.

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Post by SLGray on October 20th 2014, 4:24 am

Those fonts wil only appear if you have those fonts installed on your computer.


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Post by doomedNeophyte on October 20th 2014, 4:32 am

Yeah, I made sure I installed them, though they still didn't appear. Did I not install them correctly or was it the font? I used a font from the Bitmap section on the Fontsite I mentioned.

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Post by Mati on October 20th 2014, 8:46 am

After downloading did you add them with CSS?

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Post by doomedNeophyte on October 21st 2014, 1:54 am

Oh, no I didn't try that. May I ask how?

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Post by Ange Tuteur on October 21st 2014, 3:27 am

It depends on what you want to add this font to. For example, you can use the wildcard selector to add the font to all elements :
Code:
* {
 font-family:Papyrus, sans-serif;
}

It's not ideal, but it's a good way to see if the font is supported for your device.

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Post by doomedNeophyte on October 21st 2014, 6:37 am

No, that didn't work either. The font I'm trying to use is this one:

I want to add it to the entire forum.

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Post by Ange Tuteur on October 21st 2014, 7:38 am

Have you tried writing it as :
Code:
* {
 font-family:'Flipps-Regular';
}

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Post by doomedNeophyte on October 22nd 2014, 2:54 am

It turned out like this:



Which I don't want.

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Post by Ange Tuteur on October 22nd 2014, 5:33 am

It may not be supported. You can use websites like Google Fonts to find a font that you can use. These should work for everyone so long as their browser is up to date.

Example :
Go to Quick use > choose standard and copy the href into your address bar to get the font-face rule. Place the copied rule at the top of your stylesheet, then you should be able to use it in any rule.

Code:
@font-face {
 font-family: 'Indie Flower';
 font-style: normal;
 font-weight: 400;
 src: local('Indie Flower'), local('IndieFlower'), url(http://fonts.gstatic.com/s/indieflower/v7/10JVD_humAd5zP2yrFqw6nhCUOGz7vYGh680lGh-uXM.woff) format('woff');
}

* { font-family:'indie flower' }

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