Thursday Mar 21, 2013

Consolas, Ubuntu, NetBeans IDE 7.3

I followed these instructions, and then found that I had Consolas available in NetBeans IDE 7.3, on Ubuntu:


Initially, the fonts in the editor looked as shown here.

Then, after increasing the font size and type to 14 and Bold, in the NetBeans Options window, the fonts were like this:


I'm not a hardcore Consolas user, so wondering if this is what Consolas users would expect?

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Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.

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