Storyline: Fonts for Variable References May Be Different in HTML5 and Articulate Mobile Player Output

Article Last Updated May 23, 2017

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You may find that fonts you apply to variable references in your Storyline courses aren't always the fonts you see in HTML5 output or the Articulate Mobile Player app.

Fonts can't be embedded in published output for variable text. As a result, default system fonts from learners' devices will be substituted for variable text. Default system fonts can be different for each computer, tablet, or smartphone, meaning learners may not always see the fonts you used.

If you're using Storyline 360 or Storyline 3 HTML5 output, try this creative JavaScript solution from community member Matthew Bibby.