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What is your favourite programming font?   [Edit]

Survey period: 30 Jun 2008 to 7 Jul 2008

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But have you shopped around and seen what's out there...?

Courier New39931.67
Lucida Console957.54
Proggy Clean262.06
Andale Mono100.79
Envy Code R181.43
Bitstream Vera Sans Mono181.43
Other (fixed-width font)514.05
Other (variable-width font)191.51
Don"t know, don"t care, I use whatever is default33826.83

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GeneralWhat about the following ones? Add them. Pin
tae12327-Apr-13 12:29
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GeneralDINA Pin
DaveHerron7-Jul-08 8:41
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GeneralSeparation Pin
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GeneralHow about Terminus for TTF and ter-*12n for FON Pin
c.nicos2-Jul-08 22:25
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GeneralWhat about Andale Mono?! Pin
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GeneralRe: What about Andale Mono?! Pin
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GeneralChris's subtle joke? Pin
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GeneralWhat I want [modified] Pin
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GeneralRe: What I want Pin
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jhwurmbach3-Jul-08 5:51
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This is what the author of the proggy fonts writes about ProggyTiny:
"Real programmers use Proggy Tiny. Proggy Tiny is well-proportioned and is the smallest programming font I could come up with while maintaining distinctive characters and good readability.[...]

Use at point size 9 (bitmap font), 12 (truetype), or 16 (mac truetype)

The bitmap .fon version of this font includes 2 font files. One is the ANSI extended version, and the other is OEM extended. The latter is a console font and can be selected in console applications on Windows machines."

So the bitmap-version will get the two points for console use and containing all characters, but loose one for not being truetype.
But it may get an extra point for being almost your prefered size.

Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable, let's prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.
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GeneralCourier not an option? Pin
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GeneralRe: Courier not an option? Pin
User 66581-Jul-08 7:32
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