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VirtualAce
12-18-2007, 08:37 PM
Here are some nice font alternatives for those who have to look at code for 8 or more hours a day.

I especially like the Proggy Clean with bold punctuation. Really helps you see missing brackets, parentheses, etc.


http://www.proggyfonts.com/index.php?menu=download

whiteflags
12-18-2007, 08:59 PM
Bitstream Vera Sans Mono: it's really like Proggy Clean.

Dina is beautiful. :)

DavidP
12-18-2007, 09:09 PM
Everybody knows that all programming should be done in Brush Script MT :D

brewbuck
12-18-2007, 10:53 PM
Here are some nice font alternatives for those who have to look at code for 8 or more hours a day.

I especially like the Proggy Clean with bold punctuation. Really helps you see missing brackets, parentheses, etc.


http://www.proggyfonts.com/index.php?menu=download

I use Proggy Clean myself. I was thinking about posting about it a few weeks ago. Weird.

indigo0086
12-19-2007, 07:43 AM
I use consolas myself,

twomers
12-19-2007, 09:07 AM
And if you want to impress the un-knowledgeable in programming have a shortcut key that quickly changes the font to wingdings ;)

indigo0086
12-19-2007, 09:18 AM
And if you want to impress the un-knowledgeable in programming have a shortcut key that quickly changes the font to wingdings ;)

Even better, hieroglyphs

laserlight
12-19-2007, 09:30 AM
Even better, hieroglyphs
Just program in Whitespace. Oh wait, they might accuse you of slacking on the job :)

Since this is the second time Proggy Fonts has come up on a forum that I frequent, I decided to give it a try. For some reason Proggy Clean does not look all that great on Notepad++ (lack of vertical space between lines), but it does look good on Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and Netbeans 6.0.

I cannot really decide between Proggy Clean, Proggy Clean (Slashed Zero), and Proggy Clean (Slashed Zero, Bold Punctuation). The zero thing is like... they both look pretty good. The bold punctuation gives an effect similiar to Notepad++ (which has bold syntax highlighting for punctuation by default), but it seems a little too strong, unlike Notepad++'s bold.

indigo0086
12-19-2007, 09:58 AM
I have to have cleartype fonts.

VirtualAce
12-19-2007, 05:34 PM
Proggy clean bold punctuation looks good but you need to use 12 pt to get any benefit. It's 12 pt looks more like other fonts at 10 pt.

It does have some glyphs that touch such as M next to N and vice versa but overall it looks good.

laserlight
12-20-2007, 12:46 AM
Proggy clean bold punctuation looks good but you need to use 12 pt to get any benefit. It's 12 pt looks more like other fonts at 10 pt.
Yeah, I set it to 12pt on MS Visual Studio 2005, and it looks good save that the bold punctuation is a little too bold for me. Strangely, I needed to set it to 16pt on Netbeans to get the same size.

Cheeze-It
12-23-2007, 09:25 PM
Comic Sans. 'nuff said, yo.

Dante Shamest
12-23-2007, 11:59 PM
Courier New FTW.

cboard_member
12-24-2007, 03:57 AM
Courier New FTW.

Indeedilly doodilly.

mike_g
12-24-2007, 08:29 AM
I'm using size 8 Sans atm so I can fit as much as possible on my low rez screen.

glo
12-24-2007, 10:02 AM
FixedSys!

cboard_member
12-24-2007, 01:02 PM
FixedSys!

OMG.

VirtualAce
12-24-2007, 01:34 PM
LOL. Fixed sys wouldn't be bad except it's so bold.