Luckily for web designers and developers Icon fonts do not take this road. Some of the Benefits of Icon Fonts The Cons of Icon Fonts
Today, a simple square icon with as little complexity as possible tends to work best in most situations by helping the icon stand out against content whether text or visual. On the left is a palette of font glyphs ('Select Icon'), divided by font name. The smallest collection, Linecons, boasts 48 glyphs with common themes – hearts, stars, books, music and various other icons. This area shows you the icon you've designed, along with all of the glyphs you've selected for use in this icon.
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