Font to show difference between 0 and O
bvlahos at mac.com
Sun Jan 11 13:14:42 CST 2009
I agree. I also found nothing. What a surprise.
Thanks for all the suggestions.
On Jan 11, 2009, at 10:47 AM, Scott Rossi wrote:
>>> The Monaco font on Macs clearly shows the differences between a zero
>>> and the letter "O" and the number one and lower case "L", etc.
>>> What would the equivalent font on Windows and/or Linux be?
> I was curious about this, so I just did a run though of all
> installed fonts
> on a Vista system and was surprised to find nothing that qualified.
> For the
> zero character, Consolas (not sure if this standard) was an option,
> but not
> a very good for one. When you see the characters next to each other
> you can
> kind of make out the difference, but apart I can see there being
> If you need the character distinction for registration/password
> entry, I
> believe the standard is to avoid mixing numbers and characters, at
> least in
> the same block of text. If you need the distinction for other
> reasons, you
> may need to research a 3rd party font an install it yourself.
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
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