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Creating Visual Experiences with Flex 3.0 by Andy McIntosh, Juan Sanchez

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Chapter 9. Fonts and Text

One of the easiest things you can do to customize an application is to introduce a custom font and text styling. Fonts, just like colors, can help establish or reinforce a brand, evoke an emotion, or promote legibility. It is important to understand that just because you can use a certain font doesn’t mean that you should. The most important thing when working with text is legibility. Also, be considerate of your audience and what they would feel comfortable reading on the screen. Formatting text can be tedious, but when executed properly, it can make your application look polished and professional. In this chapter, you will learn how to work with fonts and style text in Flex.

When working with Flex, you may find the need ...

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