missing fontawesome icons in V9

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joben
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missing fontawesome icons in V9

Post by joben »

These icons don't work in V9 Build 3238:

far fa-clock
far fa-circle
far fa-user

I am wondering if all of the regular icons are broken? All i can see is a rectangle symbol.
They work in older AwareIM that uses the same bundled version of Font Awesome free (5.6.3).

Anyone else experiencing this problem?
Regards, Joakim

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Rennur
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Re: missing fontawesome icons in V9

Post by Rennur »

Spelling? fa instead of far?
joben
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Re: missing fontawesome icons in V9

Post by joben »

Some icons have a ”far” class in Font Awesome 5.x.
fa fa-circle = circle with a fill
far fa-circle = circle that does not have fill

R means ”regular”.

Example: https://fontawesome.com/v5/search?q=circle&o=r&m=free

https://fontawesome.com/v5/icons/circle ... &s=regular
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Re: missing fontawesome icons in V9

Post by PointsWell »

far is marked on the Font Awesome web site as a Pro font. https://fontawesome.com/v5/docs/web/reference-icons/
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but on the link that you have included it is marked as a free font https://fontawesome.com/v5/search?q=circle&o=r&m=free

So FA have created some confusion as to what is what.

The aware.css file at /Tomcat/webapps/AwareIM/aware_kendo/resources/css controls this at

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.fa, .fas, .fab {
  font-family: 'Font Awesome 5 Free' !important;
}
.far, .fal, .fad {
  font-family: 'Font Awesome 5 Pro' !important;
}
Move far from the pro to the free group.
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Re: missing fontawesome icons in V9

Post by joben »

Thanks PointsWell!

This solves the issue. I am updating my documentation to make sure to fix this file after each upgrade.
My experience is that all icons listed on Fontawesome as "version 5.x" and "free" has worked perfectly in AwareIM since I started using it.
So I am very pleased that we can keep using them freely.
Regards, Joakim

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