[Newbies] What font do you use in macOS ?
nmingotti at gmail.com
Sat Dec 7 08:15:40 UTC 2019
I am quite happy with the font I can get in Unix but, paradoxically enough, I can't get what I want in macOS, where graphics usually is far better.
So, the point is, in macOS the only font I can see well (except for the Accu*) is the "Bitmap DejaVu Sans". I use it usually at "size" 12, but I would like to have it a little smaller, unfortunately the next available size is 9, which is too small for me.
I tried to read all what I could on the web. As far as I understand Bitmap DejaVu Sans works better because it was "handmade". And for the same reason, to have it at a different pointsize it must be wholly handcrafted again each time.
TTF do not work well because we don't have a renderer inside Squeak, there appear to be external plugins to use Cairo, but I don't find them for macOS.
(excuse my barbaric approximations, I am totally profane in the world of fonts).
So my questions are:
What font do you use ?
Are you able to get something good at different scales ?
I don't need multi-lang stuff, ASCII is enough.
I could make another pointsize or two for the "Bitmap DejaVu Sans" but I need some point to start, some documentation or example.
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