Re: Great font for lines of code?

Subject: Re: Great font for lines of code?
From: "Tom Murrell" <tmurrell -at- columbus -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 25 Dec 1999 09:06:11 -0500

I have always found that a good monospace font works for including code in
documentation. I'll generally use Courier or Courier New. Don't know if
there are other good choices, but I'm sure other list denizens will let us
both know.
--
Tom Murrell ||"If the only tool you have is a hammer,
Senior Technical Writer || everything looks like a nail."
Alliance Data Systems, Inc. ||
http://www.alliancedatasystems.com ||

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>From: Scott Wilson <scottw -at- harlequin -dot- co -dot- uk>
>To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
>Subject: Great font for lines of code?
>Date: Fri, Dec 24, 1999, 5:49 AM
>

> Hi everyone,
>
> In some technical documents I have to include lines of code for the user to
> enter at the command line. However, most fonts make it difficult to
> distinguish some letters and numbers (l and 1, 0 and o); has anyone
> discovered a good font for overcoming this problem?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Scott Wilson
> Harlequin Ltd.




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