Say Goodbye to Courier New within Visual Studio 2005

Tired of using the age old Courier New font for coding, well Microsoft now provides a new Consolas font which installs itself as the default font within Visual Studio 2005.

Sean Laberee within the Visual Studio Editor’s blog, cautions that the Consolas font will only look good if you have ClearType enabled. Using the Appearance Tab of the Display applet within the Windows Control Panel you need to ensure that the check box “Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts” is checked and that it is set to Clear Type.

Just when you thought C# couldn’t look any better…


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