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Redacted: A Font for Web and Desktop

Keep your wireframes free of distracting Lorem Ipsum.

Redacted Regular

Redacted Font in action

Redacted Script

Redacted Font in action

Redacted Script Bold

Redacted Font in action

Redacted Script Light

Redacted Font in action

Usage

Download!

Download the Redacted Font

Find the files you need!

Look in the fonts/ directory for the desktop fonts, and the fonts/web/ directory for the web fonts.

Use!

Either install the ttf desktop fonts on your machine, or use the fontface kit in the web/ directory. Assuming the font assets reside in a "redacted-font" directory:

@font-face {
    font-family: "Redacted";
    src: url("redacted-font/fonts/web/redacted-regular.eot");
    src: url("redacted-font/fonts/web/redacted-regular.woff2") format("woff2"),
         url("redacted-font/fonts/web/redacted-regular.woff") format("woff"),
         url("redacted-font/fonts/web/redacted-regular.otf") format("opentype"),
         url("redacted-font/fonts/web/redacted-regular.svg#filename") format("svg");
}

.prototype {
    font-family: "Redacted";
    color: #999;
}

.prototype-script {
    font-family: "Redacted Script";
    color: #999;
}

Disclaimer

This project is directly inspired by the BLOKK font. The idea is simple and brilliant, but I wasn't happy with functional aspects of that implementation of the idea, and it isn't an open source project, so I created my own. Credit where credit is due.

FAQ

  • Q: What's different about this compared to BLOKK? A: BLOKK has unusually large character widths, which adds much length to "standard" bits of dummy text, and also creates unecessarily ragged rags in my copy. Redacted solves this by using sane character widths; averaging character widths of narrow, regular, and wide characters of standard fonts. This gives a more realistic look to the text and helps it fit into narrow columns like real text would. Redacted Font also comes with script versions in three weights, regular, bold and light.

License

Copyright (c) 2013, Christian Naths (christiannaths@gmail.com christiannaths.com)

This Font Software is licensed under the SIL Open Font License, Version 1.1. This license is included in this repository (OFL.txt), and is also available with a FAQ at: http://scripts.sil.org/OFL