As dropcaps, decorative headers, in splash pages, and in artwork.
The Bixa font (not pictured) comes with 12 distinct layers with 200 combinations.Caution : a problem with these fonts is that they are notably narrower and shorter than text in more common fonts such as Arial, therefore these fonts are harder to read: indeed, the size of the six new Vista fonts is very close to the.There are four formats which may be used for encoding chromatic glyphs, with OpenType-SVG being the standard format, but (as of Aug 2017) only Edge and Firefox support this format.Browsers supporting downloadable fonts, and the font formats they support, are listed here.And, of course, the body and header fonts must complement each other.Noto family, though it is handicapped by being available in few font weights; and.For example, these images of a glyph in a first, red layer below is overlaid by a glyph in a second, black layer to product the final, composite chromatic character: The number of layers can be large.Dont assume that users have the same fonts as you.See Embeddable (Downloadable) Fonts for more about this.
Chromatic fonts are little used in websites today (Aug 2017 because full software support is lacking, because CSS control of chromatic effects is limited, because chromatic fonts are rare, all media player 2.2 and because chromatic fonts are useful only for special purposes.
Mobile browsers may be more limited.
TrueType or OpenType fonts instead.With characters with subtly sculpted 3D highlights, in tints of black, in tints of colour, in glittering gold, or in shimmering silver.Even if a mobile browser supports embeddable fonts, using such fonts will increase the amount downloaded to mobile devices, which will impair performance and may increase user costs.Though most chromatic fonts are best used in large font sizes, it is easy to imagine that some fonts may be good for body text,.g.Software support will certainly improve over time, CSS control will improve, and chromatic fonts will become more common: but, although the use of chromatic fonts will also grow over time, chromatic fonts will still only be useful for special purposes.TrueType or OpenType fonts not non-scalable fonts, which look bad at most font sizes.Fonts are subject to copyright laws: only certain fonts may legally be redistributed (downloaded).