[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 37451] Web Inspector: Show Exact Font Being Used

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Mon May 2 16:27:06 PDT 2016


--- Comment #9 from Myles C. Maxfield <mmaxfield at apple.com> ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> (In reply to comment #7)
> > This is an interesting idea.
> I still like the way Firefox (46) does it, a separate sub tab in the
> inspector.
> (Weirdly perhaps, that sub tab does’t seem to exist in Firefox Developer
> edition and Firefox nightly)
> > In the WebKit inspector, you can only select an entire node at a time. How
> > does it work in other browsers when certain characters in an element fall
> > back to a different font than the rest of the characters?
> Speaking of Firefox: given this test file:
> <!doctype html>
> <body style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; font-size: 2em;">
> <p>test:☲ trigram</p>
> <p style="font-family: Optima, sans-serif">test letters other ō ā</p>
> Selecting any of the two <p>, the font sub tab shows the two font-family
> being used. For the 1st para, it shows 'Apple Symbols' and 'Helvetica Neue';
> for the second one, it shows 'Optima' and 'Helvetica' (Optima doesn't have
> glyphs for ō ā).

Ah, so it just presents the union of all the used fonts in the node.

Maybe that idea is enough for us. I'm not sure.

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