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I HAVE A BIG PROBLEM, and I don't know why :

Weft fonts work perfectly on my localhost but don't work once it's online !!!
I've stored the font at the root of my website and changed the URL in the CSS for
src: url(/BANKGOT0.eot);

why does it work offline (EasyPHP) but not online ??
(30.03.2006, 18:25)

I forgot to add some "Hi Stu", "Please" and some "thanks" too... forgive me, I'm too excited :)
(31.03.2006, 02:40)

Ok, AlienSKP, I get the message ;o)
If your BANKGOT0.eot file is in the root directory and so is the page calling it, then the css should be:
src: url(BANKGOT0.eot);

removing the forwardslash before the name.
Hope this helps.
(31.03.2006, 19:18)

so that's impossible to call the same .eot (in a folder) from all pages of a website with a absolute url as /folder/to/the/font.eot ?
thx for your help
(01.04.2006, 22:27)

AlienSKP, not exactly. If you have a separate css file in a directory called (say) 'css' and you place the weft file in the same directory then your css will just have the direct link to the file.
Your pages will then have the normal link to the css file.
(01.04.2006, 22:34)

no,it still doesn't work...
I mean : it still works offline (localhost) but don't once uploaded on a server...
Thanks for your help,
and NOWAY, IE will soon die :)
(03.04.2006, 19:52)

maybe the font has to be installed on the server ? It sounds weird..
(03.04.2006, 19:54)

AlienSKP, are you retaining the UPPER case name when you upload?
localhost on windows works either way, but when you upload it MUST be referenced using the correct case.
(03.04.2006, 20:01)

Hi Stu.
Yes I use the correct case.
Forget about it, it's not compatible enough to be used in my websites...
Thx very much
(04.04.2006, 15:07)

Hi Stu and others,
Maybe you are interested in a small article "Font embedding with css"? It's about The Weft Way (example aboard), other (im)possibilities, the css2 history, the css3 prospects and actual browser behavior; sept. 2006. - To find at:

(16.11.2006, 09:10)

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