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I have searched through the internet, and Super User, but couldn't find the answer. Is it possible to change the font used when printing with lpr from Monaco to some other font, like Times New Roman? ...
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How can I list the family names of installed fonts on windows system? any command line utility or any registry paths?
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I have generated some dump files from a console gdb -tui sesson on one archlinux box using setterm -dump -file ss.dump. Using a console, I can view these files on two different archlinux boxes. In ...
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How can I use ANSI encoding characters in Command Prompt Windows7?

Way back in the DOS days, I could have a command line prompt that contained block characters, such as █ or ▀. I am trying to create a prompt with colored block characters using AnsiCon on Windows ...
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Adding Microsoft console (CMD) font in registry does not work with Eastern Asian language for non-unicode programs

The known registry setting in LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Console\TrueTypeFont Allows you to add font by having the Value Name to be a multiple of 0 and Value Data ...
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I need to change the size of the font inside the terminal Vim (not GUI Vim!). I am working on Windows, what kind of command can I use (I'll map it to a key after that). I do not want to go and change ...
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What is the “raster fonts” option in windows cmd appearance settings?

I'm trying to make other applications (like putty and SecureCRT) use the same font as windows CMD. What exactly is this "Raster Fonts" Font and how do I get it?
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Which is the best font for Console/Terminal/Command Prompt in Linux/Windows? [closed]

I have seen Consolas as very good programming font. But I don't think the same font looks very good in Console and Terminal. Any other suggestions ?
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Monospace Fonts vs. Monospace Fonts

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How to get a Unicode-supporting font for Windows 7 command-line?

I've pointed the command-line to the right codepage (chcp 65001), but there's a lot of Unicode characters that Consolas and Lucida Console can't show. Specifically, I want the printable IPA ...
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Is cmd.exe of Windows 7 capable of displaying the degree character '°'?

Is cmd.exe of Windows 7 capable of displaying the degree character '°'? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degree_symbol http://ascii-table.com/ansi-codes.php
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How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt?

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Courier New with font size 14 not working for command prompt on Windows XP

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Command line Linux: Better Font?

I'm looking for a way to get a nicer font (Times New Roman or whathaveyou) on my command-line text-only system. That's right, I'm talking about a system without a window manager, and without X. I'm ...
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VS 2010 command prompt default settings?

I've got a problem with VS command prompt - it keeps using the wrong settings for fonts in the window. When I launch the command prompt via start -> run it works fine, when I launch my app directly ...
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How do I use the Consolas font in the Windows XP command prompt?

How? I can see only two options in the properties dialog: "Lucida Console" and "Raster Fonts". Is there any way to switch to Consolas (short of replacing the Lucida TTF file with the Consolas TTF ...
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What font does CMD.exe use by default for output in Windows XP?

This is mostly just curiosity. I'm not sure if it is Courier, Courier New, Lucida Console, or the like.
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How to change the cmd.exe font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the Windows console font? Firstly: I have tried the options dialog for it (the one that Windows shows) and I don't want that. The default windows option ...