Please allow a monospaced font in file list of the the mutli-rename tool

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Please allow a monospaced font in file list of the the mutli-rename tool

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Aligned file names should be preferable here in many cases. Or maybe there is a setting already that I missed? Thanks.
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You should just change dialog box font in general configuration for fonts. There are no separate settings for MRT dialog window.
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Thanks, I was aware of the global font setting for all dialog boxes. However, setting all dialog boxes to monospaced text would be couterproductive as dialog boxes are space-critical. It is a very different matter when trying to gauge the effect of your renaming efforts on the selected files...
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I agree that font selection in this place would be useful. There is already font selection in Lister and Compare by Content so it seems to be logical continuation to have similar feature in MRT.
That's why I prefer Tahoma font - all digits have almost the same width and wide letters are not as wide as in Segoe or Microsoft Sans Serif.
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Thanks, I'll give Tahoma a shot in that context though I have generally migrated to the new slew of display-optimized fonts. I particularly like Tenorite Display for file lists. I think it may have similar characteristics to Tahoma with regard to numbers.
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As far as I know, Tenorite font is available only for newest MS Office users so I cannot recommend it for general use. What is more, I suspect that Tenorite contains less glyphs (different symbols) than Tahoma (Tahoma contains 4451 glyphs).
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Tenorite looks like a dozen other Helvetica fonts. I can't believe they presented it as something new. All new is well forgotten old. For working with technical texts like filenames it's important to distinguish uppercase I from lowercase l, which look the same in most old sans-serif fonts, and also letter Oh from Zero. In Tahoma you have bars on the I, and in Trebuchet MS here the L has a curve. Both were actually extremely optimized for display at low resolutions.
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Usher wrote: 2022-09-23, 02:29 UTCso I cannot recommend it for general use.
Nothing prevents from loading it when starting TC through autorun.wdx using the LoadFont command.
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Really? AFAIK, Tenorite fonts are NOT available in Windows without MS Office installed.
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What does it matter? The main thing is that you can download them for offline use without installing them into the system.
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Fla$her wrote: 2022-09-29, 16:43 UTC 2Usheryou can download them for offline use
No, I cannot. There is only a vary basic character subset available for free download. Only Latin-1 Unicode script (Western European), no Polish, Czech, Ukrainian, Russian, Greek etc. characters.
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I'm not familiar with the font (I have Office 16), so I didn't even know it had non-Latin variants.
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