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Old 11-03-2006, 07:14 AM   #2
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font-family: "Comic Sans MS";
is specified several times in a web site I am modifying.
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I will offer sans-serif as a generic alternative, but I wonder whether there is an alternative to MAC users, who may not have Comic Sans MS as a font, or an alternative in general, other than choices like Tahoma or Helvetica.
Comic Sans is in the “fantasy” group, so you should probably use that as the generic.

As for Mac (not MAC, btw) users, many do have Comic Sans as it was distributed with Microsoft products. If they do not, using fantasy as the generic should pick up something similar if they have it; otherwise the text will show in their default font. (That would be my preference; I hate reading text set in Comic Sans or its ilk.)

   
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