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Learn by Example: Implementing Web Fonts with Google Fonts in Axure RP



The term “web fonts”, in the general sense, refers to the web development technique of using font files hosted on a remote server—instead of on your computer’s local hard drive—to render the letterforms you see when you browse the web. In the world of Axure RP, the term has a second, related meaning: it’s a feature that allows you to use web fonts in your diagrams by configuring your Axure RP project file to point to the fonts’ hosted locations out there on the internet.

Web-based font-hosting has been prevalent since about 2010. (The Axure RP feature has been around since version 7, released in 2013.) The year 2010 was a big one for web fonts in large part because it was when Google, in their inscrutable benevolence, debuted

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