[MonoDevelop] Monospace in build output and test results?

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 14:40:49 EDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 10:55 AM, Oskar Berggren
<oskar.berggren at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to get a monospace font in the test results, build
> output and application output pad (and maybe others)?
> The build and application output are designed to show output from
> essentially console based applications, which have always(?) been
> fixed-width, so a fixed-width font here should probably be the default
> to work nicely with applications that try to format their output.
> In the the test results pad from the nunit-plugin, nunit sometimes try
> to indicate the position of differences between expected and actual
> value, which breaks if the font isn't fixed-width.
> There is apparently a preference to "use a separate font for pads",
> but this does not have any effect on the above mentioned pads. Also, I

Yes, the separate font for pads only affects tree/list pads.

> clearly do not want a fixed-width font in the solution pad etc., so
> using the same settings for all pads isn't going to work.
> I can file bugs for these if it's not possible to today.

Yes please. IMO it would make sense to allow a custom font for output pads too.

Michael Hutchinson

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