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19th November 06, 09:36 AM
I want to have my headers in a custom font. I know i can use various image replacement techniques but all of these require me to add in a css style for each header. Is there an accessible, quicker method that does not rely on creating new styles?
19th November 06, 08:06 PM
sIFR (http://www.mikeindustries.com/sifr/) will do that. It uses Flash to replace the text with a custom font. The font can be loaded into the Flash, meaning you don't have to rely on the user to have that specific font.
20th November 06, 09:41 AM
thanks, it looks great. Do you know if it works with a transparent background? and can you apply drop shadows (much like the menu on WLC) ?
20th November 06, 11:42 AM
I think it states on the sIFR page that it only suppports transparency on *most* browsers. Some browsers don't support it.
27th November 06, 12:50 PM
Yeah, you'll get away with transparency with sIFR in modern browsers, like you will with flash normally. sIFR would be the way to go though it is fantastic
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