On 06/08/30 21:16 (GMT-0700) Chris Williams apparently typed:
> Thank you for your input. "I don't know of any such tool" would've been
> sufficient. The balance is opinion, conjecture (all incorrect), and not the
> point of my question.
I wouldn't have answered but for this that you wrote a while later,
which I read before replying to your original thread post:
"The point is that I find the fonts that are showing up on some
systems/browsers to be vastly more readable than others. I was hoping
to find a good way to discover what those are and use them whenever
possible (e.g. put them at the front of the list)."
I'm pretty sure the point of your question was about finding out/knowing
exactly which glyph is used at any particular place one might choose to
place a mouse pointer. I think such a tool could exist for use on your
own system(s), and don't know of one. But then you went on to say "some
systems/browsers". It seems you should be able to control your own and
thus figure out which fonts are being used even without any such tool.
Experience helps here, and I have no such problem. But if what you want
is a way to find out which are used on "some systems/browsers" not under
your control . . . .
Until someone discovers or reports of such a tool, maybe it would be
good to describe "some systems/browsers" in more detail so that the
differences that bother you might be isolated as to cause. It might also
help to clarify 'CSS that specifies fonts: ("Lucida
SANS,Tahoma,Arial,Sans-serif;").', which doesn't resemble very much any
valid CSS syntax I'm familiar with.
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