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Default monospace font is ugly. Also, a quick way of switching to monospace is needed

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I take a lot of notes about code, and I find it unnecessarily annoying to have to highlight and change fonts when I need to take notes quickly. Please give us a keyboard shortcut that will switch to the monospace font for typing code.

 

Please also give us a less ugly monospace font. The default font in the web interface seems to be a typewriter font.

 

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On 2017-5-24 at 1:56 PM, JohnLongney said:

With due respect, taking into consideration in no way implies actual promise of implementation.

Altogether web apps still are and will be for some time the no-frills tools. 

Proper reformatting through the desktop (full) version is the common approach. 

I am sorry, customer is king. This is mandatory for coders. 
And I think a lot of them are your customers.

Currently I miss :

1. Sans Serif Type, Monospace font that shows properly my code snippets (like a slashed zero)
   https://dejavu-fonts.github.io/
2. Text folding
3. Paragraph styles (title, subtitle, paragraph, code)
4. Style/Template configuration on note level, including a way to set default Style/Template on notebook level and global level
5. Configuration settings on note level/notebook level and global level to disable automatic text replacement/formating
6. Inclusion of openpgp.js for additional security, to sign/encrypt/decrypt fully of partially text in our notes.
   https://openpgpjs.org/
7. configurable, line numbers inside our code snippets

I create a new thread for this on:
https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/106355-some-things-i-do-miss-badly/

 

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Thank you for the feature request. We will take this into consideration as we continue to improve the product. 

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Just wanted to +1 this as I also make code notes and get frustrated with Evernote over it, and want to add the following: 

a) Using a convention like ` (backtick) to surround code blocks (in typed notes of course) would save a lot of faff with, as OP mentions, selecting text then changing the font

b) What's really, hideously annoying is that the Windows and Mac clients don't have a monospaced font in common!  Ugh!!  This means that

  • text formatted in Courier or Consolas on Windows shows up in Helvetica on Mac
  • vice versa: text in Andale Mono on Mac shows up as Arial on Windows

Monospace is monospace for a reason; it doesn't really matter which typeface, just please find a way not to convert text from mono- to non-monospaced font, it's so annoying.

 

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I agree. I feel the problem could be solved by supporting markdown or support font-family like what web browser does. 

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Notice that Nanphan agreed...two years ago...the improvement continues apace.

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With due respect, taking into consideration in no way implies actual promise of implementation.

Altogether web apps still are and will be for some time the no-frills tools. 

Proper reformatting through the desktop (full) version is the common approach. 

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