[Python-il] [pyweb-il:661] English/hebrew font

Shimon Amit shimon.amit at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 21:28:15 IST 2010


Glad I could help!
Shimon

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:49 PM, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:

> 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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