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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 Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com>
Full name Ivan Zhakov <ivan at visualsvn dot com>
Date 2016-11-11 11:23:19 PST
Message On 11 November 2016 at 22:16, Stefan Kueng <tortoisesvn at gmail dot com> wrote:

>
>
> 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.
>
> Thanks! Done in r27549.


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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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