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Chapter 13. User Interface Styles > System Fonts and Colors

13.1. System Fonts and Colors

There may be times when you want your document to mimic the user's computing environment as closely as possible. An obvious example is if you're creating web-based applications, where the goal is to make the web component seem like a part of the user's operating system. While CSS2 doesn't make it possible to reuse every last aspect of the operating system's appearance in your documents, you can choose from a wide variety of colors and a short list of fonts.

13.1.1. System Fonts

Let's say you've created an element that functions as a button (via JavaScript, for example), and you want it to look just like a button in the user's computing environment. By doing so, you make the control more usable by meeting the user's expectations of how a control should look.


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