monospace

Bot Mono is a new monospaced typeface I’m working on. Check it out and let me know what you think:
http://typophile.com/node/121876

Hello Typo-Interested Fellows

I've been looking for (freedom) but foremost a suitable monospace font for a project I'm working on.
I appreciate all kinds of hints (Names, URL's and so on) – looking specifically for clean, constructed, modular Typefaces.

Thanks heaps for your help.
L.

Typophiles here might be interested in this praiseworthy endeavour by a programmer who’s designing his own monospace font for coding. For now, one weight and one style only, but he seems to have quite a few optical sizes in mind (probably without him even realizing what that means).

The designer/developer (Pablo Caro) explicitely asks for criticism, so he can take constructive feedback into account while developing further. His sample text settings were posted on Hacker News (a popular forum for coders and programmers), where they’re being discussed. By hackers. For typophiles it’s anyhow interesting to read how programmers rationalize about type design, without the burden (?) of tradition and jargon: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6354396

Typophiles here might be interested in this praiseworthy endeavour by a programmer who’s designing his own monospace font for coding. For now, one weight and one style only, but he seems to have quite a few optical sizes in mind (probably without him even realizing what that means).

The designer/developer (Pablo Caro) explicitely asks for criticism, so he can take constructive feedback into account while developing further. His sample text settings were posted on Hacker News (a popular forum for coders and programmers), where they’re being discussed. By hackers. For typophiles it’s anyhow interesting to read how programmers rationalize about type design, without the burden (?) of tradition and jargon: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6354396

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M o n o s p a c e

I found this on my hard drive recently. Really can’t remember where i got it from. Already tied to reverse-image-search it, but without results. Anyone has a clue what font that is. Laurenz Brunner made a mono for Casco Projects a couple of years ago, which has a similar look, but that’s not for sale as far as i know.

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Unknown Monospace

Anyone know the name of this typeface? The uppercase legs remind me of Simple, but it's not quite the same. Anybody have a clue?

Can anyone ID this font from the latest issue of Wired?

Thanks.
J

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loads of couriers

Has anyone written an article comparing all the Courier variants and Courier-inspired faces out there? Courier (Adobe, Monotype, Linotype, ParaType, E+F, and more), Dark Courier, Monospace, Nimbus Mono, FreeMono, Courier New, Courier Ragged, Hellschreiber Serif, etc.

I know what you're probably thinking. "Courier, really? That tired old hanger-on from days of an obsolete technology" etc etc. Or maybe you're like me, and are actually somewhat fond of the old workhorse.

I am in the process of designing a wall calendar, with one page per week. (I am using CorelDRAW, if you must know.) I am using the fonts DIN Engschrift and DIN Mittelschrift, mainly the latter.
It being a calendar, numerals are the most important characters. I am going for function rather than beauty, but still, I don't want an ugly calendar. This is why I chose a road sign font: I want to be able to read the date from across the room without my eyeglasses! Also, monospaced figures are a must.
I really do not like the way that the days of the week look like they are going to turn out, though. Please see the picture. It is a screenshot of me testing several fonts in a spreadsheet program. No wonder Wednesday is nicknamed "hump day"!

Monospaced fonts have never been a big favorite of mine but every once in a while I see one I like and this is such a case.

I am having a hard time finding this particular monospaced typeface. I've went through all the online resources I could muster and now I turn to the experts. It has a slight Eurostile feel to it for me.

Any help from the peanut gallery?

Attachment is below. Picture is a little fuzzy, but there are enough signifiers there to make an ID.
Please and Thank you.

For Immediate Release:
Alameda, CA - May 24th, 2012

Delve Fonts releases Oktal Mono, a new typeface by Joachim Müller-Lancé and Erik Adigard.

A monospaced type family composed of entirely mono-linear and modular structure, Oktal Mono first began in a design-philosophical discourse between Joachim Müller-Lancé and Erik Adigard of the design studio M-A-D in Sausalito, California. The typeface later came to life as a design experiment wherein a type designer (Joachim) and a graphic designer (Erik) collaborate each in their own capacity, from within their respective disciplines.

A Prima/Vera derived fixed-pitch system font by Apple included in Mac OS X starting with Snow Leopard to replace Monaco.

Discussions:
Apple "Menlo" font...

Hello, i'm a russian blogger and developer. I want to make a review of fonts, targeted for software developers(using it in IDE, editors).
Due my location, i can't get a good information about best fonts(including proprietary fonts) for my work. Yes, my friends use fonts like Arial, Courier New, Liberation. It's so scary.
So, i want to find more information in asking of you, of professionals in fonts chosing :)
Now i'm scanning google in searching of better fonts(like monaco, incosolata etc), but all pages are old. Maybe, you can tell me something new about fonts for development?
I found alot of proprietary font, but i can't try it in my IDE(Eclipse and emacs). But, if i have a some more information about what fonts need to try - i'll buy it.

Nova Mono is a monospaced font designed for programmers. It takes the best of programming specific fonts as well as book fonts and attempts to bring them together. This font is heavily inspired by many of the existing monospaced fonts especially Consolas and Pragmata.

Hi all,

Can someone identify this typeface ?

I discover it in a museum newspaper. And liked it a lot.

It is a sort of monospace with slashed zeros. Very clean.

So here is a scan below…

Thank you !

I've seen this typeface twice today and would love to know what it is. The lowercase "r" is very distinct:

Any ideas?

Good day everyone.

I am not looking for a specific typeface but rather a list of professional typefaces that would abide by the criteria listed below.

Essentials

  • Proportional spacing for the latin characters with tabular lining figures. (Thanks for clarifying Renko!)
  • French accented latin charaters (é, à, ê…).
  • At least a plain and a bold weight option.
  • Typographers' Quotes (Single and Double)

Desirable attributes but no deal breakers

  • A thin weight option
  • An italic style
  • A condensed style
  • Fractions
  • Stylistic ligatures

Bonuses

Hi typophiles! I've been looking frantically for this font. A printer told me it is an old letterpress font used several decades ago. I'm very keen to get my hands on the digital equivalent.

It seems like a fixed-width sans. It reminds me of the typeface used for embossing serial numbers in metal plates.

Hope you guys can help me out.

Thanks!

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