Sat Jun 16, 2007 2:11 pm Post
Sat Jun 16, 2007 7:23 pm Post
Courier, I loathe and always have done, but unless things change in the publishing world, I guess that if I ever do write that book, I'll have to export the manuscript in Courier ... <ugh>!
Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:13 pm Post
Studio717 wrote:Hi, Mark,
This isn't so much the case anymore. Most publishing houses accept the various incarnations of Times (I use Times New Roman) with no problem. As long as it's not hand-written in green ink on yellow legal pads, I don't think they are as fussy as they used to be.
In the old days, they relied on using the standard Courier 12pt to estimate book length (and hence production costs). Now they usually also ask for a digital copy of the manuscript (sometimes that's all they want) and use the computer-generated word count for estimates.
If in doubt, just check with them. (And you always can send them a manuscript in Courier 12pt, if you really want to. )
Things do change in the publishing world, it just takes them a decade or two longer than everyone else.
Pelao wrote:â€¦ I prefer to draft in Courier.....
I like it because it is simple and clean. I find it easier to read than any other font.
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:00 am Post
Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:57 am Post
Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:05 am Post
PrimitiveWorker wrote:Bitstream Vera Sans Mono
I spend most of my time in terminals and text editors as a programmer, and Vera is the first font to make me give up Misc Fixed in almost 20 years.
Mon Aug 20, 2007 5:05 am Post
antony wrote:Have you tried ProFont? It was designed specifically for fixed-width coding on the Mac, based on Monaco. I've used it for HTML coding for years (and at one point plaint text email viewing), and I love it.
Mon Aug 20, 2007 9:12 am Post
PrimitiveWorker wrote:antony wrote:Have you tried ProFont? It was designed specifically for fixed-width coding on the Mac, based on Monaco. I've used it for HTML coding for years (and at one point plaint text email viewing), and I love it.
I did but I don't recall exactly what prevented me from using it. Most fonts failed me over the years because they would look stunning at particular sizes, and then disgusting at others.
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