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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 Oskar Berggren <oskar dot berggren at gmail dot com>
Full name Oskar Berggren <oskar dot berggren at gmail dot com>
Date 2016-11-11 10:52:48 PST
Message Random stranger here. I think 9pt looks better and more readable.

/Oskar

Den 11 nov. 2016 7:41 em skrev "Ivan Zhakov" <ivan at visualsvn dot com>:

> On 11 November 2016 at 21:06, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
> 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.
>
> --
> Ivan Zhakov
>
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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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