Telegraphing bad font advice?

Si_Daniels's picture

From http://www.telegraph.co.uk/connected/main.jhtml?xml=/connected/2005/01/12/ecrfff12.xml&sSheet=/connected/2005/01/12/ixconnrite.html

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Q. I have recently designed a logo for a Society to which I belong but different computers seem to use different fonts for the same font name. I have transferred the

cma6's picture

I wanted to use CSS to style some text with Copperplate Gothic Bold and Harrington fonts. But I'm concerned that they may be not found on many computers.
Is there a way to telling how common those fonts are?
If they are not commonly found on the typical user's computer, are there substitute fonts that are commonly found?

Thanks, CMA

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