measuring width of variable fonts ?
... building a form where a "user" can enter info/text into a specific form field, the output (similar to a forum) would place a certain amount of text from their "story" onto a page. This page would house the abbreviated/truncated summary of their story with it linking to the complete and unabbreviated story: "more ...."
QUESTION: I am using Verdana (variable font) with a 10px sizing ... How can I measure the width of a variable font so that I can determine a size limit for a form field?
Thanks for your assistance, and please don't hesitate to forward me to someone or forum that be able to handle this issue.