I use SourceCodePro in all my programming IDEs (LiveCode, R, Matlab, Octave,
...). It is a very clean monospaced font, and comes in a wide variety of
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> From: "Jeanne A. E. DeVoto" <revolut...@jaedworks.com>
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> Subject: Random topic: What script font do you like/use?
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> I've used Andale Mono by preference, but I don't have the bold, and
> so on versions of LC after 5.x, bolding for comments and keywords
> doesn't show up in the script editor. (Bah.)
> I liked it because it was:
> 1) clean-looking with a good x-height
> 2) has easily distinguishable lowercase l, capital I, and number 1,
> and zero and O
> I thought about just buying the bold, but I've been experimenting
> with other fonts. I tried Verdana for a while-it's not monospaced,
> but fairly wide and very clean-looking-but it turns out that I prefer
> monospaced fonts better for reading code. Maybe just because I'm so
> used to them that non-monospaced fonts look weird in that context.
> Source Code Pro is appealing.
> What fonts do you like best for code?
> Or does everybody just fall back on Courier? ;-)
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