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The FontFace() constructor creates a new FontFace object.


var fontFace = new FontFace(family, source, descriptors);


Specifies a name that will be used as the font face value for font properties. Takes the same type of values as the font-family descriptor of @font-face .
The font source. This can be either:
  • A URL
  • Binary font data
descriptors Optional
A set of optional descriptors passed as an object. It can have the following keys:
  • family: Family
  • style: Style
  • weight: Weight
  • stretch: Stretch
  • unicodeRange: Unicode range
  • variant: variant
  • featureSettings: Feature settings




Specification Status Comment
CSS Font Loading Module Level 3
The definition of 'FontFace Constructor' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support35 ?41 ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support3535 ?41 ? ? ?

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