[Off] My IDE colors and font

Few ppls asked me about my IDE editor style.
I'll paste here instructions.

Font is - Bitstream Vera.
Its a programmers friendly font, its mono, you can see differents
bettwen lower case "L" and capital "i"', Letter "O" and numeric "0", etc.
And its not so wide, like Courier family.
Useful for resolutions 1280x1024 and lower, especially with opened
panels on IDE sides.
(But i'm using it on 1600x1200 with 2 opened panels on sides)

Vera fonts (full family) attached in this post.

Color settings attached too, simple import settings from VS.
But i'm not shure - its contain ReSharper settings or not.
Where is ReSharper store hes colors settings?

For finest look, you must enable Clear Type in windows, to
do it download PowerToy util from Miscosoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ClearTypePowerToy.mspx
Its a freeware Control panel applet.

And last. Change tab settings to keep tab and tab ident size = 5.
(IMHO looks better than default 4). Reformat your code
if old tabulation been by spaces.

Thanx,
ivan.tsarevich








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ivan.tsarevich wrote:

Few ppls asked me about my IDE editor style.
I'll paste here instructions.


Ivan, many thanks!

Ciao,
Jens

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Is there something special I must do to allow download of your files? I am mostly interested in your color settings, but I cannot click on the file downloads.

Thanks

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"ivan.tsarevich" <ivan.tsarevich@gmail.com> wrote in message
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Few ppls asked me about my IDE editor style.
I'll paste here instructions.

>

Font is - Bitstream Vera.


It's a nice font, but I'm going to stick with Lucida Console, as it's
shorter (hence, more lines on the screen).

For finest look, you must enable Clear Type in windows, to
do it download PowerToy util from Miscosoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ClearTypePowerToy.mspx
Its a freeware Control panel applet.


This tip, however, is worth its weight in gold! I can't believe how much
ClearType improves font appearance!!!


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Is there something special I must do to allow download of your files? I am
mostly interested in your color settings, but I cannot click on the file
downloads.


Nothing, as i know. But try...
Outlook Express works with Internet zone security.
Check used zone Tools->Options->Security. And check
other settings there. 32 bit Windows XP can have some special
checkboxes to disable saving attachments.
Check used Internet zone then from Control panel to allow
downloading files.

Or i can send attachments via e-mail to you.


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"Mark Wilden" <mark@mwilden.com> schreef in bericht
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"ivan.tsarevich" <ivan.tsarevich@gmail.com> wrote in message
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>> Few ppls asked me about my IDE editor style.
>> I'll paste here instructions.
>>
>> Font is - Bitstream Vera.
>

It's a nice font, but I'm going to stick with Lucida Console, as it's
shorter (hence, more lines on the screen).

>
Try a size of 1 point less and the difference will be almost gone.

>> For finest look, you must enable Clear Type in windows, to
>> do it download PowerToy util from Miscosoft:
>> http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ClearTypePowerToy.mspx
>> Its a freeware Control panel applet.
>

This tip, however, is worth its weight in gold! I can't believe how much
ClearType improves font appearance!!!

I'm not so sure about this yet. On first appearance the characters look
better, but I also get the feeling that my eyes are tired and that I start
to see things blurred. May have to do with the large resolution I use:
1920x1200 on a Dell latitude d810 with a 39 cm diagonal, which gives you
extreme small characters anyway. I now use Vera 9 point.

Anyway, Ivan thanks for the fonts and the tip.
Erwin


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"Erwin Derksen" <dachthetniet@onbekend.nl> wrote in message
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I'm not so sure about this yet. On first appearance the characters look
better, but I also get the feeling that my eyes are tired and that I start
to see things blurred. May have to do with the large resolution I use:
1920x1200 on a Dell latitude d810 with a 39 cm diagonal, which gives you
extreme small characters anyway.


Yeah. I'm using 1600x1200 on a 20" monitor with 8pt Lucida Console.


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Mark Wilden wrote:

"ivan.tsarevich" <ivan.tsarevich@gmail.com> wrote in message
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>> Few ppls asked me about my IDE editor style.
>> I'll paste here instructions.
>>
>> Font is - Bitstream Vera.


It's a nice font, but I'm going to stick with Lucida Console, as it's
shorter (hence, more lines on the screen).


I used to use Lucida too, until I discovered Consolas

Regards,
Thomas

http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=47&aid=78683

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"Thomas Freudenberg" <thomas.freudenberg@cycos.com> wrote in message
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I used to use Lucida too, until I discovered Consolas


Hmm... Nice font!
But IMHO - your font smoothing is too smooth. Screenshot looks like
unfocused on my CRT.

ivan.tsarevich


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>> I used to use Lucida too, until I discovered Consolas

But IMHO - your font smoothing is too smooth. Screenshot looks like
unfocused on my CRT.


Sorry. I readed article, its a scan from book.


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"Thomas Freudenberg" <thomas.freudenberg@cycos.com> wrote in message
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I used to use Lucida too, until I discovered Consolas


Thanks for the tip, but, again, Lucida Console is shorter, so I get more
code on the screen.

BTW, it's not easy to find Consolas, but it's here:
<http://www3.telus.net/jefmil/2005/07/consolas.zip>


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I use ProFont which is very compact and easy to read.

http://www.tobias-jung.de/seekingprofont/

"Thomas Freudenberg" <thomas.freudenberg@cycos.com> wrote in message
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>> I used to use Lucida too, until I discovered Consolas
>>

Thanks for the tip, but, again, Lucida Console is shorter, so I get
more code on the screen.

BTW, it's not easy to find Consolas, but it's here:
<http://www3.telus.net/jefmil/2005/07/consolas.zip>



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