Source Code Pro

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Source Code Pro
Source Code Pro - sample.svg
CategorySans-serif, Monospace
Designer(s)Paul D. Hunt
FoundryAdobe Systems
Date created2012
LicenseSIL Open Font License

Source Code Pro is a monospaced sans serif typeface created by Paul D. Hunt for Adobe Systems. It is the second open-source font family from Adobe, distributed under the SIL Open Font License.[1]

Source Code Pro (2012)[edit]

Source Code Pro is a set of monospaced OpenType fonts that have been designed to work well in coding environments. This family of fonts is a complementary design to the Source Sans family. It is available in seven weights (Extralight, Light, Regular, Medium, Semibold, Bold, Black).

Changes from Source Sans Pro include:[1]

  • Long x-height
  • Dotted zero
  • Redesigned i, j, and l
  • Increased sizes of punctuation marks
  • Optimized shapes of important characters like the greater- and less-than signs
  • Adjusted heights of dashes and mathematical symbols improving alignment with each other

The font has been regularly upgraded since the first release. Italics styles were added in 2015, and variable formats in 2018.[2]

See also[edit]

Adobe's open-source family[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hunt, Paul D. (24 September 2012). "Announcing Source Code Pro". Adobe Typekit Blog. Adobe Systems Incorporated. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  2. ^ https://github.com/adobe-fonts/source-code-pro/releases

External links[edit]

Media related to Source Code Pro at Wikimedia Commons