[wp-hackers] Admin font support to reflect all major platforms
ckunte at gmail.com
Tue Mar 18 11:28:43 GMT 2008
Typography chosen for the Wordpress admin appears to be heavily
leaning towards Mac users. I'd love to see better support for other
On Sans-serif type:
In the file: /wp-admin/css/global.css?version=2.5-RC1
I see the following:
font: 13px "Lucida Grande", "Lucida Sans Unicode", Tahoma, Verdana, sans-serif;
While it looks great on a Mac, I wish it were like this:
font: 13px "Lucida Grande", "Bitstream Vera Sans", Calibri, Verdana,
sans-serif; (==> Mac, Linux, Windows, and everyone else.)
(This would support Ubuntu and Vista along with the Mac; I know
Calibri has a size issue---may be we could adjust its size in
percentage?---just bouncing off ideas; Again, I'm choosing the font
that would look best in a given platform, rather than looking for the
"Lucida Sans Unicode" and Tahoma are illspaced and edgy (in Windows at
least), and therefore should be dropped from using---my opinion.
There are also a number of excellent platform wise mono-spaced fonts:
Monaco (Mac), Consolas (Windows Vista), "Bitream Vera Sans Mono"
(Ubuntu), Monospace, "Courier New" (Windows XP, 2000, 98).
Could these be used---in that order---to define permalink url below
the title, and/or in the text area?
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