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What is the most pleasant looking font?
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Times New Roman or bust.
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Comics sans ms
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Times New Roman

Could you ask for a more boring, generic font?

Anyone should be embarrassed using it outside of their English class.
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I am unironically using comic sans at work
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Verdana or Calibri
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>>62779393
>>62779417
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Serif>Sans
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Courier New is the true patrician font

>sharp
>easy to read
>professional looking
>aesthetic
>minimalist
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>>62779379
Monospace
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>>62779433
Those are awful and cheap-looking Microsoft pajeet fonts. https://www.bigbrandsystem.com/why-i-hate-verdana/
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>>62779603
the small verdana is easier to read than the helvetica
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Brandon Grotesque

For serifs, Sentinel.
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Source Sans Pro
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>>62779638
Not really IMO mate, the text in the bottom was smoother to me.
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>>62779603
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>>62779379
that japanese use a type of font i like most, i just forgot what it was called, the one that starts with the letter M , i dont remember its full name, "Mxxxxx" m something
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>>62779603
Verdana gives me flashbacks to Microsoft Office 2003. Very unpleasant to look at.
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>>62779705
Meiryo
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The one that apple uses in their advertisements
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>>62779379
Roboto
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>>62779719
yeah but i liked the kind of Meiryo that was around in the 90's, i believe. it was comfy
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>>62779684
that's a screenshot of the first guys screenshot.
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>>62779379
Helvetica
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>>62779850
>Helvetica
This. Helvetica is so great there's a movie about it.
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>>62779379
Inconsolata-dz
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Designer here, lmaoing at this thread.
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>>62780166
dont you have a UI to ruin?
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Ubuntu Font
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>>62780221
He's waiting for his site to render
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Linux Libertine G
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Noto sans
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Helvetica
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Hack
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>>62780166
what font would you use?
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>>62779424
I believe you, some of my coworkers do the same.

I like to use Liberation Serif, someone recommended some time ago and I just sticked to it.
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Jokerman
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Tahoma. It's a sans serif font that still has the "fake serifs" on the uppercase I to distinguish it from a lowercase L.
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Deja Vu
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>>62779379
http://www.latinotype.com/display-weights?font=122

Also
>>62780833
>>62780932
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Overpass
It's great.
http://overpassfont.org/
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>>62780650
Comic sans
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webdings.
btw israel did 9/11 and bill gatse tried to warn us
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>he doesn't use Arial narrow
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I think comics sans is up there for readability, as ridiculous as it looks. isn't it what openbsd uses?
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>>62779379
>le comic sans/papyrus meme
they're not bad fonts. they wouldn't be standard system fonts if they were bad fonts in the sense of being poorly made, kerned, etc. if used appropriately, there's no problem with either. comic sans is a great font for children's schoolteachers, for example

avenir is my current favorite though

t. graphic designer
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>>62779603
There is a lot less eye strain in reading the Verdana in the smaller text. That said, this is a stupid and pointless argument.
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>>62782003
Most fonts are improved greatly in their narrow/light versions. Calibri light is one of my favorites.
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>>62779638
>small verdana is easier to read than the helvetica

>using any sans serif for small texts.

They invented serifs for a reason.
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How do you think the creator of comic sans feels about himself??
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>>62779603
>>62779638
>>62779681

I'm drunk and the small Verdana is MUCH easier for me to read.
The small Helvetica words just become smudges to me right now to be honest.
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>>62779434
this
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>>62780932
I had been in this place before.
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>>62781054
love it
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>>62779379
Console? Consolas.
Otherwise Verdana because it scales down to 6 point nicely.
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>>62783363
>Comic Sans isn't shit
That's where you're wrong, kiddo. Tell me with a straight face that Comic Sans is useful when making a comic, I dare you. There are plenty of better looking fonts for a playful/casual approach. It's a zero effort font, and shouldn't be used unironically.
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>>62779603
Nah Verdana's good.
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Calibri overall probably

I also like this one a lot
https://www.yanone.de/fonts/kaffeesatz/
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The one and only.
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If papyrus is good enough For James fucking Cameron, its good enough for you.
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>people in /g/ don't know the difference in a typeface and font
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Roboto
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>>62779424
>t. lhc investigator
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>>62779417
>not using Arial to make your papers artificially longer because it's 1-2 points bigger than TNR at the same size
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>>62779379
Hermit
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>>62785328
>not selecting all periods in your document and increasing the size to make document seem longer
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>>62779379
I like Segoe UI, sometimes I also use Roboto.
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I like comic sans
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>>62779728
This
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>>62784699
looks too thin on screens and on laserjet print.
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Helvetica meme, Calibri is nice too
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>>62779603
Verdana is easier to read, but Helvetica looks nicer... The faggot that wrote the article must be a designer, those faggots knos shit about design. Form serves function, not otherwise.
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>>62780012
Helvetica is overrated.
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>>62783363
Fucking this, autistic faggots eats all the memes, I've used Comic Sans in a comic, looks nice.
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times new roman
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Fantasque Sans Mono is the best
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>>62781054
>SPONSORED BY REDHAT
UR FONT IS A NSA BOTNET AND IT SENDS ALL UR TYPINGS 2 NASA
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>>62785328
>>62785453
>not stopping to be a fucking retard unable to complete an assignment.
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>>62779379
Computer Modern.
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When my ereader worked I went through every font under the sun, and surprisingly Open Sans (google font) ended up the most pleasant imo.
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>>62779379
Cantarella
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It depends. I like Fira Sans, and Roboto is neutral in a good way. Talking about monospace, I love tewi but sadly is a bitmap font, so if I want a bigger font, I use Fira Code, it has also nice stuff like font ligatures
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>>62779379
bariol serif
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>>62779743
Mincho?
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The Ubuntu font is really really attractive imo: https://fonts.google.com/specimen/Ubuntu
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Roboto
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>>62779417
>boring
>genetic

Speak for urself kiddo TNR is a classic.
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>>62779379
Sicilian braille
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>>62779379
Source Sans Pro
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>>62779379
I unironically use comic sans as my system font, mainly because it's easier to read smaller text, and also I can tell the difference between I's and l's
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>>62789261
lIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlI
lIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlIlI
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Futura or Computer Modern
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arial
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>>62779719
>Meiryo
Any font that has GOAT moon runes and not under a trademark?
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Computer Modern and Times New Roman are best for professional writing.
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pleasantness in fonts just makes you forget the content more
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>>62789261
Comic Neue
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>>62783113
That looks really crap.
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>>62785420
PURPARU!
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>>62779379
Comic Neue: http://comicneue.com

Wish it had monospace

>>62779424
>>62779400
>>62781270
>>62783008
>>62783363
>>62783574

Comic Neue is more professional
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>>62789555
Migu 1 or 2
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>>62779379
New Athena Unicode.
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You have 10 seconds to tell me whether this is a block of uppercase i or lowercase l:

lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll
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>>62791984
I
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>>62792063
That's wrong, it's clearly `l'.
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>>62791984
You realize someone can literally just copy and paste one of the "l" characters you put there?
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>>62792125
Sure, but you have to live with yourself not knowing whether it's I or I. This is very troubling for those with autism.
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>>62779379
G a r a m o n d
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>>62788185
Second this
>>62788190 >>62793656
and this

That being said. /g/ in 2017 went full /gd/. DE's, ricing, flat vs skeuomorphic. Is it because most of /g/ are web monkeys?
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>>62794021
>That being said. /g/ in 2017 went full /gd/. DE's, ricing, flat vs skeuomorphic. Is it because most of /g/ are web monkeys?
It's because Desktop threads were banned so the design and /gd/-esque talk spread to all other threads instead.
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>>62788391
Apparently it is genetic. At least as far as chromosomal deficiencies
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>>62785453
But I have to submit all my papers electronically so my professors can tell if I do that and I lose points.
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>>62779379
Segoe UI
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>>62794243
Why are there tech illiterates like you on /g/. Just deliver as a pdf. In academia people use LaTeX and pdf is the ONLY filetype that can result from that.
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Georgia is nice
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>>62779603
Are you trolling? Verdana is much better.

Verdana font was the "cool" thing circa 2005ish or so if I remember,
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terminal:
https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/Anonymous-Pro
https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/hack

causal reading:
helvitica neue. for some strange reason i begin liking comic sans for some reason, i guess my rising autism.
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Default latex font looks godlike.
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>>62794313
>and pdf is the ONLY filetype that can result from that.
PDF is the most common but you can produce virtually any format from LaTeX markup. Check out a program called pandoc for examples.
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>>62794852
I didn't know... I only ever produced pdfs with LaTeX for many years and thought that was the only one.
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>>62794944
It should be kind of obvious, when you write
\section{Foobar}
that could just as easily be transformed in to
<h1>Foobar</h1>
(HTML) or
# Foobar
(Markup), etc., as to PostScript/PDF code. It's just another markup language.
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>>62795040
Oh yeah... I just don't like to think (I have people for that, I am not some student) so it never really occurred to me.
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>>62779379
ubuntu
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The new universal font.
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>>62779379
Probably Helvetica
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Pure Swiss design.
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>>62779379
I fell for the ban comic sans meme but now I feel that opinion is the utmost in autism
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>>62796864
This
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There is literally nothing wrong with comic sans
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>>62779417
It is practically required for APA format
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>>62779379
serif > dogshit > you're mom > sans
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helvetica standaaaard
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>>62794142
>>62788391

Fuckin autocorrect
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>>62787996
Nah, word counts/minimum page requirements are bullshit. Why do I need to pad four pages of information into fifteen for no reason other than "I was told to".
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>>62779850
this
why do we need anything else?
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>>62779379
Open Sans or Segoe UI.
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opendyslexic
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I love it.

It's great for my OCD.
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>>62780148
this.
inconsolata a best
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Noto, and Fixed sometimes
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>>62801011
It's also great for teaching people to read because the letterforms resemble hand written characters.
Particularly the lower case a and g.
We used to use Avant Garde for the same reasons.
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>>62779486
my nigga
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>>62779379
Name a better one, I dare ye.
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for aesthetic purposes
>typograph pro
for general use
>ms mincho (used in monogatari series)




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