Exploring webfont possibilities

ralf h.'s picture

Downloadable webfonts are not just about replacing Verdana with a fancy freeware font.
Here is an example where a certain text phrase is automatically replaced with a scalable vector glyph from a downloadable font. The underlying text stays untouched, so indexing and copy&paste work like a charm.

See the full article here: http://opentype.info/blog/2008/05/14/exploring-webfont-possibilities/

Edit: changed "graphic" to "glyph"

Comments

aluminum's picture

Cool, though I wouldn't use the term 'scalable vector graphic', though, as that's actually a specific technology (SVG) which differs from font embedding.

Syndicate content Syndicate content