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Essex born programmer and researcher at Microsoft's lab in Cambridge. Dad. Opera lover. Keen but shite violinist. Too many hobbies and obsessions to list!


Mar
21
awarded  Yearling
Jan
12
comment What is wrong with Comic Sans?
Interesting, but the uncanny valley is about things not quite looking like what they are trying to look like. (As an aside, I don't like the term as the other side of the valley is an act of faith. I'd prefer to call it the uncanny cliff.)
Dec
17
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
13
revised How to use alternative numerals in a font?
Adding screenshot to Rachel's answer
Nov
13
revised How to use alternative numerals in a font?
adding picture
Nov
13
comment How to use alternative numerals in a font?
I've asked where this dialog might be hiding in PowerPoint over on the SuperUser SE
Nov
13
suggested approved edit on How to use alternative numerals in a font?
Nov
13
comment How to use alternative numerals in a font?
Thanks Rachel - hilariously funny that you found this when we're only two offices apart at work! Tres nerdy way of communicating.
Nov
13
revised How to use alternative numerals in a font?
deleted 1 character in body
Nov
13
comment How to use alternative numerals in a font?
I tried insert symbol in Word, but I could only find the text figures
Nov
13
comment How to use alternative numerals in a font?
@spiral good point - I've added that to the question
Nov
13
revised How to use alternative numerals in a font?
adding tools
Nov
13
comment How to use alternative numerals in a font?
I could be wrong that Corbel includes both, "You're wrong. Corbel only includes text figures" could be the answer.
Nov
13
asked How to use alternative numerals in a font?
Nov
3
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
30
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
26
awarded  Self-Learner
Sep
23
awarded  Notable Question
Sep
11
revised What is wrong with Comic Sans?
Reducing amount of text in link
Sep
11
awarded  Great Question