Opinion Favourite programming font?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Mick, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. Mick

    Mick Member

    Jun 30, 2016
    What is your font of choice for programming? I have had a few favourites (Consolas, Source Code Pro) but for quite a while now I have been using the beautiful Inconsolata. What is your favourite?
  2. Druid TC

    Druid TC Yellow Dog

    Jun 20, 2016
    I use Wingdings.
    In all seriousness, I use Consolas simply because it's the default font of GMS2 and I'm used to it, but I went through a phase of using Lucida Console in my TeX editor when producing academic documents. Of course the documents themselves were (and still are) faced in Computer Modern.
  3. CardinalCoder64

    CardinalCoder64 Member

    May 19, 2017
    Courier New isn't a bad programming font. I don't have a problem with Consolas either, just wanted something else to look at I guess.
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  4. JackTurbo

    JackTurbo Member

    Oct 19, 2016
    Anything that has good legibility at small sizes and is monospaced will work.

    I would really stress that using monospaced fonts (typefaces where ever letter is the same width) is imho essential. I find it really helps with formatting and spotting mistakes etc
    Menik likes this.
  5. Menik

    Menik Member

    Feb 19, 2018
    Personally prefer Lucida Console myself at a small size(10pt). I've just used it a lot, never really played around with others but maybe this is a good resource thread to give others a try. I do like neat-structured fonts so:

    100% agree with this. If there's other monospaced fonts out there I'd love to try them.
  6. Misty

    Misty Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    I use Courier New and my programs have like, zero bugs.
    The colors I use are here: http://www.filedropper.com/colorsofcode

    Coding is hard bargain. You dont want to use fonts that look too soft. It is a solid endeavour of hard metal and steel.
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