Programs.fon is a single .fon Font File
containing both versions of the Font.
For any programmers out there who like to use a monospaced font and also want to have as much legible text on the screen at once as possible The following (8kB) Windows Font File has been created (dot by tedious dot) that you can download.
The Programmer Font has been designed to be as small as possible but with distinctly different characters for commonly illegible ones:
and sensible looking common coding characters:
The Programmer Wide Font has been designed You can tell if your pixels are being stretched by looking at the image below:
The above image is simply alternating black and white pixels. If you see alternating darker and lighter bands, your horizontal Hardware Display resolution isn't divisible by your Software Screen Resolution and this Wide version of the Font will be more legible. It has the same distinctly different characters for commonly illegible ones: and sensible looking common coding characters:
The following image shows the full font. You can see how the non-printing characters show the hexadecimal character value for debugging:Normally to install a Font you can use the Font icon in the Control Panel or just copy the .FON file into C:\Windows\Fonts
From Microsoft Developer Studio you can set the font in
[Tools Menu][Options][Format Tab][Category]="Source windows" [Font]="Programmer"