Re: Vim Fonts
- Yeah, monaco looks pretty good! Also, while non-monospaced fonts
are less usable in most instances, they're very useful in some instances.
More proof of the flexibility of Vim.
Axel Kielhorn wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 08:27:48PM -0600, G. Mark Stewart wrote:
> > :
> > : Is there a way I can build my own font for VIM, or modify an existing
> > : one? TexEdit has some very nice fonts that are fixed-width, and I was
> > : wondering what the difference was between the two tools that made
> > : the fonts non-interchangeable.
> > MacVim should be able to use any TrueType font in the System Folder, so
> > as long you modify your vimrc/macvimrc to use it as the default font.
> > What font from Tex-Edit Plus are you trying to use in MacVim?
> MacVim will use any font supported by the system, but you will not like
> Vim is designed to work with monospaced fonts only, Monaco, ProFont and
> Courrier will work.
> There is nothing left to try
> There is nothing left to choose
> There is no greater power
> Than the power of VI
On Wed, Nov 22, 2000 at 12:48:43AM -0600, G. Mark Stewart wrote:
: Yeah, monaco looks pretty good! Also, while non-monospaced fonts
: are less usable in most instances, they're very useful in some instances.
: More proof of the flexibility of Vim.
If possible, suggest using ProFont. It's more readable. Things like
telling the difference between capital-i & lowercase-L and capital-o &
the number zero are among the improvements.