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answered Technical term for stray pixels
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comment Technical term for stray pixels
I'm not sure this would be a correct use of the term aliasing. Aliasing is not always undesirable, and does not always result in "stray" pixels.
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awarded  Teacher
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answered Why do people keep telling me my site looks awful?
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awarded  Critic
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accepted Do all monospace sans-serif fonts look the same?
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awarded  Scholar
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comment Is there no such thing as OCR-B font in bold?
I think the verdict is in... no such thing as a bold OCR-B, especially considering @AlanGilbertson's comment. I will look into options for making custom alterations.
Jan
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accepted Is there no such thing as OCR-B font in bold?
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comment Do all monospace sans-serif fonts look the same?
I'm definitely not limited to freebies. The client will cover whatever it costs to get a really choice font, so if anyone had an exotic paid font to recommend, I'm all ears. :)
Jan
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comment Do all monospace sans-serif fonts look the same?
Thank you very much for taking the time to write this detailed and insightful answer, so +1 for that. I think you make a compelling case for why DejaVu is the most readable out of the usual monospace offerings. But, and I'm sorry to be picky, the question wasn't "which monospace is best", but "does a monospace that doesn't look like the rest exist". DejaVu is actually included in the links I mentioned in my original question, so I had considered it, but also dismissed it because, for all it's clarity between characters, still follows the same conventions.
Jan
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comment Is there no such thing as OCR-B font in bold?
Yeah... OCR A and OCR B are very, very different.
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awarded  Supporter
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comment Do all monospace sans-serif fonts look the same?
It's for a program that is trying to do something innovative with textual interface. It's kind of a long story, so suffice it to say that I'm trying to get a monospace font that is easy on the eyes and readable.
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awarded  Student
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asked Do all monospace sans-serif fonts look the same?
Jan
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asked Is there no such thing as OCR-B font in bold?