[Python-il] [pyweb-il:660] English/hebrew font

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Tue Jan 12 20:49:09 IST 2010


Thanks Shimon. I picked up Anonymous Pro, its Hebrew is much better than
Consolas. Still not something I'd call good, but it's better, so now I'm
working with it on my Hebrew sites.

Thanks,
Ram.

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Shimon Amit <shimon.amit at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here are some monospaced alternatives:
>
> - Lucida Sans Typewritter.
> - Lucida Console.
> - Anonymous Pro (http://www.ms-studio.com/FontSales/anonymouspro.html)
> - Monaco (http://www.gringod.com/2006/11/01/new-version-of-monaco-font/)
>
> Some of which seem to do better with Hebrew. (To be honest I'm not sure
> exactly how fonts work and which glyphs are used when a character that isn't
> represented in the font needs to be displayed. But there you have it... you
> can give those a try.)
>
> Another nice enhancement in Windows is enabling ClearType smoothing
> (Control Panel > Display > Appearance > Effects), though that has some
> undesirable side effects in some of my other applications.
>
> Shimon
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:37 PM, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:
>
>> UTF-8
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Shimon Amit <shimon.amit at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> What character encoding are you using?
>>> Shimon
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 7:49 PM, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> I have a question about fonts for programming.
>>>>
>>>> When I program in Python, I use the font Consolas<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consolas>that is distributed by Microsoft. I like it very much, and I believe it's
>>>> considered to be a good font among programmers. Lately though I had to edit
>>>> HTML files that combine English and Hebrew. I tried setting my HTML editor
>>>> to use Consolas, but the Hebrew text gets displayed in some horrible font,
>>>> which is much smaller than the English font, and isn't even fixed-width.
>>>>
>>>> Is there a solution to this? Does anyone have a version of Consolas that
>>>> has normal Hebrew characters? If not, does anyone have any other good
>>>> fixed-width English/Hebrew font?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Ram.
>>>>
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