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I'm using Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64 on my computer, and I'm also using Visual Studio 2013 Premium. For some reason, VS won't display/render the font that I want to use correctly. I'm trying to use Inconsolata-dz. Examples are below--the thing I've noticed so far is that the bottom line in = is not shown. Other characters may be messed up as well, but I haven't noticed anything. How do I fix this problem? (I read that many people had/have issues with ClearType; the problem exists for me whether ClearType is on or off.)

This is what the font looks like when the window opens before I install it:

correct, when installing font

This is what the font looks like in Notepad++, also correct:

correct, N++

Finally, this is how that exact same text displays in VS13. (Yes, I have VS13 set to a smaller font size, but the problem still occurs when the font is larger, and I don't code with a larger font anyway.)

incorrect, VS13

  • Does this happen with the original Inconsolata too? How about other third-party fonts? – Karan May 20 '15 at 20:39
  • @Karan Just checked--the problem happens with Inconsolata-dz, as originally mentioned, as well as Inconsolata-g. It does not happen with the original Inconsolata or with Source Code Pro. – vaindil May 20 '15 at 20:52
  • So clearly whatever edits were made messed up the font somehow. – Karan May 20 '15 at 20:54
  • I'm experiencing this issue with many different fonts: Monoid, Inconsolata-g, and various others. Often these fonts look better a very high points in Visual Studio, but to the extent that the letters are too big for me to work with on my monitor - I don't see enough words for my liking. – Jason Evans Aug 10 '15 at 19:47

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