Some of the important features of the Font Inspector addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Font Inspector.
In short, Font Inspector enables you to easily inspect all fonts within a website, simply click on an element to view the font info.
5 Reasons to Use Font Inspector
Allows you to inspect all fonts with just one click.
Ultra-lite: no significant memory and CPU usage.
Toolbar icon serves as ON|OFF switch to show or hide the in-page UI.
Includes a comprehensive information about the font within the UI.
Available for all browsers and platforms.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Font Inspector?
Font Inspector is a browser addon that helps you easily inspect all fonts within a website. In order to start working with this addon, simply click on the toolbar icon once to open the in-page UI. Then, click on any HTML element that you want to see the font info. Please note that, as long as the UI is open, no links (or other functions) in the page will work. The in-page UI has several information related to the selected font such as size, style, color, family, etc. Besides, there are information about current tab such as id, width, height, title and url. If you click on the toolbar icon again, the in-page UI will disappear and all the links within the page work as normal.
2. How can I close the in-page popup?
The only way to close the in-page UI is clicking on the toolbar icon once. This button serves as ON|OFF switch which shows or hides the UI. Please note that, there is no close button for the UI and it only closes once you click on the toolbar button.
3. How can I download the source code for Font Inspector?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How can I see font info for a selected word?
Inspecting a font is very easy. Just open the UI and click on a desired word or sentence (you do not need to select them). You will see the info immediately within the popup. There is also a scrollbar inside the popup UI which enables you to view the hidden info.
5. Does Font Inspector has options page.?
No, this addon has no options or settings to adjust. All you need is available within the UI.
6. How can I copy the font info to the clipboard?
Copying is very easy for Font Inspector. Simply select inside the popup UI and press - Ctrl + C - to copy desired text. You can also, right-click onside the UI to do this procedure. In fact, inside popup UI is a text-area where you can write desired text and copy anything you want.
7. Does Font Inspector informs me about the element I have selected?
Yes, it does inform you about the element you have selected when you select (or click on) one, it shows you the node name at the top line (i.e. span).
8. Is this addon available for mobile browsers?
No, currently this addon is only available for desktop browsers (Firefox, Chrome and Opera). In future versions support for mobile browsers will be added.
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