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Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
What font do you use for essays/papers/whatever you want to call them? Are you ever told to use one specific font? I usually use Ariel, but the man suggested Courier. It did make it 7 to 9 pages, but I dont' know if it looks like I'm trying to hard to make it longer :p

So, waht do you use, and why?

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  • Indrid ColdIndrid Cold Warming up? Posts: 16,688
    Most of the teachers here specifically want Arial for text and Courier New for code. Sometimes I use Monospace for code though.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    When I was doing ICT in Year 10/11, we were always told to use Times New Roman, size 12.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yeah, that's what we were always told as well, Times New Roman, size 12...how boring!! LOL!!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Sometimes they ask you to have certain margins and also a certain typeface / point size. It makes it easier for them to judge the length of different pieces.

    But personally I think Calibri looks lovely. It is to Vista what Verdana was to XP.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I use whatever lol but mostly comic sans and microsoft sans serif :D
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I normally use Trebuchet, although more recently I've been using Century Gothic.

    I think as long as it's clear to read, lecturers don't tend to mind what font you use!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    12 pt times new roman.

    standard for most stuff I've done really.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I always set my essays out in Tahoma, 12 for size then justify it and 1.5 line spacing so my tutor can write comments all over it.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Rachael wrote: »
    I always set my essays out in Tahoma, 12 for size then justify it and 1.5 line spacing so my tutor can write comments all over it.

    That's what i do too :D I always use Tahoma.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    At my uni we were told to return in Times New Roman 12 pts.

    I used to rebel against it a bit a while ago but now I've made my peace with it. Whey.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Times New Roman, 12 pts, 1.5 line spacing.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I really can't write in Times New Roman, never have and hopefully never will have to, i hate it, its so ugly.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    We use stone sans for work, and I really like it...think it looks really smart...:)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    squeal wrote: »
    I really can't write in Times New Roman, never have and hopefully never will have to, i hate it, its so ugly.
    :yes:.

    For essays I use Tahoma (or Trebuchet, which is my new favourite) size 10 (because I like it little), with the title in size 14 and Bold.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Times New Roman for text, courier for code.
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