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I need to make a piece of text styled in bold but I need it bolder than usual bold. It's all about how to make the bolded text even bolder. I know there's a style rule which theoretically provides that but it doesn't seem to work. Anything above font-weight: bold or 700 doesn't make any difference.

Do you know any other ways of making a text bolder? What does it depend on?

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It depends on a typeface having multiple weights, with each weight being mapped to a css numerical weight. Even then, browsers don't apply weights consistently, or don't understand the relationship that two fonts on a system are normal and bold variants of the same face.

Given the availability of fonts on most users computers (see www.codestyle.org for survey results), the only rule I can see working is to use arial for normal, bold it for em and specify arial black for strong.

Answered over 6 years ago by Richard Grevers
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http://webkit.org/blog/85/introducing-text-stroke/

Answered over 6 years ago by Nathan Duran