Re: [dwm] column layout revival?

From: Eivind Uggedal <>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2007 09:23:06 +0200

On 9/4/07, David Tweed <> wrote:
> On 9/4/07, Eivind Uggedal <> wrote:
> > > FWIW, I use dwm on a two monitors setup with generally four columns, a
> > > typical example being at
> > >
> > >
> >
> > OT: How doy you manage to program with a non-monospaced font?
> It's not completely clear what you're asking. If you mean "how do you
> deal with indentation and lining up stuff in non-ms font" then
> indentation (particularly semantic indentation like in python) is
> always done in spaces so that's not a problem. You can't do things
> like line up
> if(function(boo,
> zoo)){
> so that the zoo lines up under the opening bracket, so I don't do that
> :-) (And I don't find I miss it.) The basic reason I use a prop font
> is that I generally find the biggest problems in my programming is
> mismatches between things defined/used and other inconsistencies and
> generally with a prop font I can get more on the screen to correlate
> between files.

I understand your point of view:-) It would just be too much of a
mental switch for me to move to a variable-width font. I limit my
lines to 80 columns and tend to indent code beyond leading whitespace:

Eivind Uggedal
Faculty of Social Science,
MSc Computer Science,
University of Oslo
Received on Wed Sep 05 2007 - 09:23:07 UTC

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