[texworks] TeXWorks Editor Font

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 00:38:45 CEST 2010

Here's a thing to watch out for (perhaps).

I decided to try your suggestion Steffan "Liberation Mono" - got the
fonts, and installed them sucessfully. At first they didn't update in
the font list when I opened it under MENU://Edit/Preferences/Editor

Any way even after restarting the editor  a few times they were not
there, so I typed "Liberation Mono" with out the quotes in hte edit
paret of the drop down box, and restarted the editor again on the same

I was greeted by what looked like Chinese charactors.

Well that had to be a utf- type problem I thought.

Re-opened preferences, and sure enough with out any help from
me---when I had asked for "Liberation Mono", utf-16 had been selected.
I re-set it to utf-8 and restarted, re-opened the document and all was

(All the Liberation fonts were there as well now in the drop down box.)

I like "Liberation Mono" , it works at smaller font sizes nicely, and
think I'll use it, so thanks for the  pointer Steffan.


On 8 October 2010 11:09, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Interesting you should say "at least at
> small font sizes" Stefan,
> I had actually put Anonymous Pro at 13pt.
> Paul
> On 8 October 2010 09:04, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 2010-10-07 01:04, schrieb Paul A Norman:
>>> For anyone using TeXWorks who would appreciate a "coder's" type font
>>> for editing in (not publishing) this one is available,
>>> here is a bit of the blurb.
>> Nice one. Though I have to say I prefer "Liberation Mono", at least at
>> small font sizes. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberation_fonts for
>> samples, background info, and grab the .ttfs at
>> https://fedorahosted.org/liberation-fonts/.
>> HTH
>> -Stefan

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