Browser Safe Fonts

Not all fonts are equal.   And just because you have a font on your computer doesn’t mean I have it on mine.   And if you create a document using a font my pc doesn’t have, it will show some other font.   So, if you are editing your own website or creating a Word document for people to read via the web, consider this fact and opt for the most common fonts so everything looks more or less the way you intend.

Here’s a good reference to the most common fonts and it shows what similar fonts are called on a Windows machine versus a Mac.

http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html

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