[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Advise for font
olivier.hallot at documentfoundation.org
Sat Nov 12 09:27:50 PST 2011
Em 12-11-2011 14:49, Astron escreveu:
> Hi Olivier,
> my ideas go something like this:
> * either a font with a strong maths association, like LaTeX's
> "Computer Modern" font (a TTF port of that one is included in Ubuntu's
> ttf-lyx package under the name of "cmr10")
> * or, if serif fonts generally look too fuzzy at 24*24 (the icons are
> always at this size, whether toolbars be "large" or "small", as far as
> I can tell), a sans-serif font might be better. Among the free ones,
> there are two that are used heavily within LibO
> ** Vegur – the branding font, might not be a good choice because of
> glyph coverage issues and also because it's too closely tied to the
> ** Liberation Sans – used for some documentation and might eventually
> replace Arial as the default document font, should have a good glyph
> Personally, I like FreeSans better than both of the aforementioned
> options, because it is a plain Helvetica copy (unlike Liberation Sans
> which is an altered descendent of Helvetica), however, it is not
> really used much in the LibO context.
> Hope that helps,
Thanks. I see your rant is in the fonts for the Elements window. Good
reason for rants, BTW.
Today we have icons such as "a<b" or "a=b". My question is now: How do
we improve these icons? Do you think we keep the letters or drop them
and draw a larger math symbol?
A sample of the result with Comic Sans is in this picture:
The last 2 lines of the Elements windows are new icons.
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