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Dreamweaver 4, Trouble changing font

Arial on Design View but still Times New Roman when I load the site.

1:34 am on Jan 27, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I have completely changed the font to Arial in my design view. When I preview or load a page, some parts have the new font and some parts have the old font. It seems that everything that I made changes to manually has the new font and everything that I changed by going to Edit-Preferences-Font is unaffected. I have a very large site and it will be difficult to change everything manually. Please let me know
12:24 pm on Jan 27, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Have you heard of CSS? You can use one file to change the fonts, headings, layout, colours etc. Very useful.

You could try something like this in you page head:

<style type="text/css">
body { font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; }

or add it to an external style sheet for sitewide control like:

<link href="yourcssfile.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">

This will adjust all your fonts to Arial. However if you are using font tags to then I suggest you just go in to the HTML and delete them. Find & Replace will help for the generic ones. I read somewhere that there is a font-tag-removal-pluggin tool - for sites needing first aid

Cheers, Limbo


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