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WhatFont

chengyinliu.com
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Overview

The easiest way to identify fonts on web pages.

Say goodbye to the complexity of developer tools for identifying fonts. With WhatFont, discovering the fonts used on websites becomes as effortless as hovering over text. Want more details? A simple click on any element reveals the styles applied, making it easier than ever to uncover the secrets behind beautiful typography. Recommended by Wired WebMonkey, Lifehacker, and SwissMiss. ——————————————————————————— History: • 3.2.0 - Improved toolbar icon compatibility • 3.1.1 - Removed unnecessary developer logging • 3.1.0 - Added multiple color format support • 3.0.1 - Restored escape key to exit • 3.0.0 - Completely Rewritten: The entire extension has been rebuilt for better performance and usability. - Updated Permission Model: We've revised permissions to better respect user privacy while maintaining functionalities. - Refreshed Appearance: The look has been updated for a more modern feel. - Isolation from Host Website Styling: Ensures WhatFont's appearance is unaffected by the website it's used on. - Adaptive Toolbar Icon: The toolbar icon now changes based on the system's appearance settings. - Support for New CSS Color Values: Enhanced support for the latest CSS color values. • 2.1.0 - A new design thanks to Siddharth Mate • 2.0.3 - Retina toolbar icon • 2.0.2 - Fix option page for button styles • 2.0.1 - Use native screen capturer • 2.0 - Improved sharing • 1.7 - Added font services detection for FontDeck (Thanks to Mark Perkins) - Improved font detecting algorithm - Improved overall performance • 1.6.1 - Added color detection for text • 1.6 - Added a tweet button for instant sharing through Twitter - Improved style reseting ­• 1.5 - Overall restyling ­• 1.4.4 - Supported light icon for dark themes ­• 1.4.3 - Fixed a bug related to Typekit service detection ­• 1.4.2 - Reduced loading time - Supported HTTPS protocol ­• 1.4.1 - Fixed stylesheet bug • 1.4 - Restructured source code - Supported font services detection for Typekit and Google Font API - Fixed toolbar button bug. Second click is now "Exit WhatFont"

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Drina DudApr 22, 2024

DA FUC* INSTANTLY GOT THAT FONT, WDHECK IS THIS EXTENSION SUPERB

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Knots UntiedApr 18, 2024

Installed on Arc version 1.39 and works well. Here's how to use it: Once installed, pin it so you can click on it when you want to identify a font. On a page with fonts you want to identify... Click on the WhatFont icon: This puts you into a separate mode where you can hover over text and optionally click to identify. That's it! You just have to understand you're in a metamode where the extension is "taking over" the browser. Gotchas are: You have to hover over actual text. It won't work to h... Show more

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Tasha SApr 13, 2024

It works, but does seem a little buggy or temperamental. For me, I've found that if I click the "WhatFont" icon in my Bookmarks Bar to "activate" it and then hover the mouse over the text, then a black rectangular box pops up letting me know what the font is. Click that rectangle to expand and have more details (size, weight, color code, etc.). Works *mostly* but not 100% of the time for me, though I do notice it doesn't seem to work on this Google-owned page, but that's probably Google block... Show more

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Details

  • Version
    3.2.0
  • Updated
    March 4, 2024
  • Size
    741KiB
  • Languages
    English
  • Developer
    Website
    Email
    chengyin.liu@gmail.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

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