Font Icon discussion continued

Jess Mitchell jessmitchell at
Mon Apr 29 10:17:53 EDT 2013

It also sounds like an opportunity to write a bit of documentation that says just this!


On Apr 29, 2013, at 10:07 AM, "Cheetham, Anastasia" <acheetham at> wrote:

> Ok, I had a brief conversation with Justin to clear up some confusion I had around this. I was, in fact, misunderstanding how this would work. The reality is:
> The font file comes with a generated stylesheet that would need to be included in the header of the document. That generated stylesheet defines the class names for the individual font icons (e.g. "icon-music") and all the necessary CSS.
> So as the person who simply wants to *use* the font icons in the interface, what I need to do is look inside the generated CSS file to find out what the class name is, and simply add that class name to the <div>. I don't actually have to write any CSS.
> This sounds like a lovely plan! +1 :-)
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