Wait, isn't this an argument *for* using Helvetica? After all, seeing a blank page would encourage people to stop using IE.
Just kidding, although I am proud to say that I haven't used IE in many, many years and have no intention of changing that behavior. It's unfortunate that a variety of circumstances have led to the use of a truly unfortunate piece of software as a key part of the user experience. Joe — Joe Malin, Technical Writer Magnet Systems, Inc. 435 Tasso Street Suite 100 Palo Alto, CA 94301-1546 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA joe.ma...@magnet.com Google+: joe633ma...@gmail.com Tel: (650)868-8038 On 8/5/14, 11:58 AM, "Mike Wickham" <i...@mikewickham.com> wrote: >I can tell you one font that is NOT Web-safe: Helvetica. I recommend >that you keep it out of your Web documents. There is a Windows bug that >causes IE to display Web pages as blank when Helvetica is installed on >the computer and listed as the first font in a page's CSS. When I was >unfortunate enough to have problems displaying Web pages, it took me >quite a while to find the solution online. If you search Google for >"Helvetica blank pages IE," you'll see all kinds of information on it. > >Mike Wickham > > >_______________________________________________ > > >You are currently subscribed to framers as joe.ma...@magnet.com. > >Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. > >To unsubscribe send a blank email to >framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com >or visit >http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/joe.malin%40magnet.com > >Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit >http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. This e-mail and any attached files are intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which this mail is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. Any use, disclosure, copying or distribution of this e-mail or the attached files by anyone other than the intended recipient is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender by reply e-mail or collect call to (650) 388-4111 and delete this e-mail and attached files from your system. Thank you. _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to email@example.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.