Pending Review
Last Updated: 17 Apr 2019 12:46 by Matt
Rami Abughazaleh
Created on: 21 Nov 2017 07:13
Category: Kendo UI for jQuery
Type: Feature Request
Provide SVG fallback mechanism for Internet Explorer where web font downloads are disabled
I'd like to have the ability for icons to be displayed in Internet Explorer even when web font downloads are disabled.

It seems the best way to support this scenario is to use inline SVG in order to support changing the icon colors.


Thank you.
Posted on: 17 Apr 2019 12:46

This would be helpful for us as well.

With font icons, in the event that they fail to load it is up to the browser to convert the Unicode sequence or not. Most browsers decide to simply show an empty square however, Safari on iOS converts some of these font icons to irrelevant emojis.

For instance, the kendo icon ".k-i-arrow-60-right" uses unicode "\e005" to display a right facing arrow. However iOS interprets that same unicode sequence as the "women" emoji. This is problematic for us.

Adding SVG support would allow us to get around this issue with iOS.

Rami Abughazaleh
Posted on: 22 Nov 2017 00:41
Thank you for linking to that thread, Alan.

If Telerik isn't going to provide a fix, maybe they can meet us half way.

For example, can they just provide the hooks needed for us to implement the logic and use our own SVG/PNG images?

We can create the icons ourselves and create the CSS to override Telerik's stylesheets, but I'm not sure if it's possible to dynamically switch (enable/disable) between the two options depending on the browser's capabilities without modifying the Kendo UI source code.

Is there?

Thank you.
Posted on: 21 Nov 2017 21:44
I posted a few times on this thread:

and the response is - not going to happen.