Using Silverlight To Render HTML with Custom Fonts: Sistr

A commonly hit HTML limitation is the inability to easily use custom fonts.  Since you’re limited to the fonts installed on the machine, you have no way of ensuring that “MyFont.tff” is already on the client.

Fil‘s written a way to have Silverlight do the dirty work.  It’s a called Sistr, and is a a spin on the Flash powered sIFR.  All you have to do is drop his javascript file in to your page and add the appropriate css tags.

You can find out all about it here.

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