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

Author steveking
Full name Stefan Küng
Date 2016-11-11 10:07:03 PST
Message On 11.11.2016 18:55, Stefan Hett wrote:
> On 11/11/2016 6:38 PM, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> On 10 November 2016 at 19:54, Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com
>> <mailto:ivan@visu​alsvn.com>> wrote:
>>
>> On 10 November 2016 at 03:04, Sven Strickroth <tigris at cs-ware dot de
>> <mailto:tigris@cs​-ware.de>> wrote:
>>
>> > I would like to change the default font used in TortoiseMerge,
>> > TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame to Consolas 10pt, instead of
>> Courier
>> > New 10pt. Consolas is the default font in the most
>> programmers editors
>> > and IDEs on Windows [1] including Visual Studio.
>>
>> What about also changing LogFont?
>>
>>
>> I also wanted suggested to change it, but didn't decide what font
>> size to use: 9pt or 10pt (currently TortoiseSVN uses Courier New
>> 8pt). I'm going to prepare screenshots with different fonts and
>> post it here later.
>>
>>
>> Currently TortoiseSVN uses Courier New 8pt, but Consolas 8pt is too
>> small (see attached screenshot). Both Consolas 9pt and Consolas 10pt
>> looks fine for me, but I cannot decide what is better. Any opinions?
>>
>>
>> --
>> Ivan Zhakov
> Personally, Consolas 8pt looks fine with me. Comparing the actual pixel
> heights of the letters suggest that both (Consolas 8pt and CourierNew
> 8pt) are kind of the same. I'd expect there's a standard size used
> throughout TSVN (with regards to how large standard fonts are) and that
> should be kept IMO.

I agree: Consolas 8pt looks fine for me too.

And if a user thinks it's too small: Settings->Dialogs 1->Font for log
messages

Stefan

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Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> 2016-11-11 09:38:52 PST
     Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) Stefan Hett <stefan at egosoft dot com> Stefan Hett <stefan at egosoft dot com> 2016-11-11 09:55:58 PST
         Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) steveking Stefan Küng 2016-11-11 10:07:03 PST
             Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> 2016-11-11 10:41:27 PST
                 Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) Oskar Berggren <oskar dot berggren at gmail dot com> Oskar Berggren <oskar dot berggren at gmail dot com> 2016-11-11 10:52:48 PST
                 Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) steveking Stefan Küng 2016-11-11 11:16:53 PST
                     Re: Use Consolas font by default for Log Messages (was Use Consolas font by default in TortoiseMerge, TortoiseUDiff and TortoiseBlame) Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com> 2016-11-11 11:23:19 PST
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