25 July 2010
Use generic device fonts as an alternative to embedding font outline information. Adobe Flash Professional includes three generic device fonts:
When you specify one of these fonts and then export the document, Adobe Flash Player uses the font on the user's computer that most closely resembles the generic device font.
Because device fonts are not embedded, they result in a smaller published SWF file. They can also result in more legible text at small point sizes (below 10 points). However, if a user's computer does not have an installed font corresponding to the device font, the text in the published SWF file may look different than expected.
To use device fonts, follow these steps:
To learn more about working with device fonts, see the section titled Specify publish settings for HTML documents in the Flash documentation.