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Ask HN: Any good font which shows clear difference of text “oO01lLiI”?
15 points by mk48 8 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 13 comments
I can see only "Consolas" font can show clear difference of characters "oO01lLiI". any other fonts?

Ubuntu Mono https://design.ubuntu.com/font/

Changed the font of Hacker News to Ubuntu Mono a while ago with https://github.com/darkreader/darkreader and can see the difference between those characters in your post quite clearly

Personal favorites: Roboto Mono, Hack / DejaVu Sans Mono, Fira Code / Fira Mono, Source Code Pro.

I like Inconsolata, but in my opinion, its 'l' looks an awful lot like a '1'.

I wouldn't use this for my terminal or source code, personally, but I think this font would look fantastic for old-school JRPG text.

Check it out at a smaller point size than the example. Hinting makes it less ornamented at smaller sizes (< 11pt).

(then I won't be able to see it; I work at 14pt)

Input by Font Bureau: http://input.fontbureau.com/

I use OCR A as my terminal font - it does a good job of character variation and also looks retro cool.

Inconsolata is my go-to code font, hands down.

Libertine for text, Biolinum for labels.

...most of those fonts only look good on Retina displays...


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