Category: Monospace

A monospaced font, likewise called a fixed-pitch, fixed-width, or non-proportional typeface, is a font style whose letters and also characters each inhabit the exact same amount of horizontal area. This contrasts with variable-width font styles, where the letters and spacings have different sizes. Monospaced font styles are customary on typewriters and also for typesetting computer code. Monospaced font styles were extensively made use of in early computers and also computer system terminals, which often had very minimal graphical capacities.