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courier font characters replaced by small squares on some sites

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  • ตอบกลับล่าสุดโดย malaus1

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Running Firefox 5 on XP SP3 desktop PC. On sites which display courier lower case font, some of the characters appear as small squares. When copy/pasted to a word document all of the characters display correctly therefore the site is OK.

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Is that the basic Courier or Courier New as used by default for monospace?

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That's both. I tried several fonts. It's strange but I am running exactly the same software in the same arrangement on my laptop and it works fine.

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A bookmarklet to test a specific font, you can change the font family and add other characters if necessary.

<font face="Courier" size="20">abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ</font><br>
Courier New<br>
<font face="Courier New" size="20">abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ</font>
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Don't understand what that means. Thanks anyway. I neglected to mention that the problem only occurs on some sites. The main one being which I use for solving crosswords. The recovered text is the problem.