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The variant property of the FontFace interface programatically retrieves or sets font variant values. It is equivalent to the font-variant descriptor.


var variantSubProperty = FontFace.variant;
FontFace.variant = variantSubProperty;


A CSSOMString containing a descriptor as it would be defined in a style sheet's @font-face rule.


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

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome Full support 35Edge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support 10WebView Android Full support 37Chrome Android Full support 35Edge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?


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