[thelist] Coding Font Preferences

Jay Dorsey evolt at jaydorsey.com
Fri Dec 13 09:54:01 CST 2002

I've got a nice set of fixed-width pixel fonts I've found that you might
find useful.  I can't recall where I found them originally, but a search
on google finds them at


as well.  There are a variety of sizes, I personnally prefer the smaller
versions (I use the 6x10 at the moment).


Alan McCoy wrote:

>I'm trying to pick a new font to use while coding that meets the
>following criteria:
>1. Easy to read
>2. Clear distinction between "0" (zero) and "O" (uppercase letter 'o')
>as well as "I" (uppercase letter i) and "l" (lowercase letter L)
>3. Doesn't get clumpy-looking when it goes bold.
>Anyone have a recommendation for any fonts? (fixedsys and courier just
>don't do it for me anymore)

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