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A GIF graphic which contains only text with no other graphic embellishments. It is used when a Web designer is confident that the font employed for the text is not be found on the browser which accesses the Web page where the graphic is found. Such GIF graphics are used for normal typographical purposes such as for headings and subheadings which, if the font is popular, is normally expressed in the Hypertext Markup Language.

Subjects: Computing.

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