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This question may be off-topic (if it is, I will delete it), but:

What is the name of that beautiful monospace font used in the Wolfram Demonstrations source code snippets ?

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closed as off-topic by Sjoerd C. de Vries, Artes, Yves Klett, Mr.Wizard Oct 12 '13 at 22:04

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is about fonts used in a site about Mathematica. It is not about Mathematica itself. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Oct 12 '13 at 21:14
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Reword the question to: how can I get the beautiful font used in the Demonstrations web site in my notebook? Then it will be on topic. –  Hector Oct 13 '13 at 0:25
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For future reference, try Identifont. In this case, it agrees with Sjoerd that the font is Lucida Sans Typewriter. –  Rahul Narain Oct 13 '13 at 1:46

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It looks like it is Lucida Sans Typewriter.

Here is a snippet from the demonstrations site:

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And here the downloaded code set in Lucida:

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BTW I believe this question is not actually about Mathematica and I'll be voting to close as off-topic. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Oct 12 '13 at 21:13
    
I think you're right, but aren't the '1's slightly different? –  cormullion Oct 13 '13 at 7:16
    
@cormullion. I don't think so. If there's a difference that's probably due to a slightly different bitmap size. I've got the feeling though that the snippet font is just slightly stretched in the vertical, so it could be a condensed variety. One real difference is the Greek delta in the bottom left, but that may be due to font replacement. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Oct 13 '13 at 8:10
    
Can you provide a link to the webpage for the snippet? I get the feeling that it might not be Lucida Sans Typewriter. That is a Microsoft font. I do not think you can distribute it for free. It comes with Office. –  Hector Oct 13 '13 at 13:25
    
@hector any demonstrations page should work. –  Sjoerd C. de Vries Oct 13 '13 at 16:10

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