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Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:16:48 +0100

On 11.11.2016 19:40, Ivan Zhakov wrote:

> Hi Stefan,
> The problem that Consolas font is significantly narrower than Courier New:
> Courier New 8pt - 257px (100%)
> Consolas 8pt - 236px ( 91%)
> Consolas 9t - 265px (103%)
> (see attached screenshot)
> I.e. Consolas 8pt would be 9% narrow than Courier New 8pt. While
> Consolas 9pt width would be almost the same as Courier New 8pt. So I
> think Consolas 9pt is much better font for log messages than Consolas 8pt.
> And if a user thinks it's too small: Settings->Dialogs 1->Font for log
> messages
> Sure, but I think defaults are very important anyway: they affect first
> impression of software.

Yes, 9pt really seems more in line with the 8pt Courier New.
But I only see a difference if they're right beside.
I'm ok with 9pt or 8pt - both seem good. But since you prefer 9pt, I
think we should go with that.


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