Change Command Prompt’s Default Font for Easier Reading

Change Command Prompt’s Default Font for Easier Reading
The default prompt in Windows’ Command Prompt isn’t the easiest to read, but Microsoft has a font, Consolas, that works much better in a terminal, as attested to by our commenters. The Digital Inspiration blog runs down how to set Consolas as the default font in your command prompt. Vista users can perform a registry hack to enable their pre-installed Consolas, but XP users without Office 2007 can download the PowerPoint viewer to grab all the Vista fonts. Hit the link for installation and registry-tweaking instructions.


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