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There is a Font Optimized for Excel
Problem: I am looking at numbers all day long. Is there a better font?
Strategy: Famous designer Erik Spiekermann released a font called Axel that he designed for on screen use in spreadsheets. Among the benefits of Axel:
● Similar letters are clearly distinguishable. The zero is slashed to differentiate it from a capital O. The 1 has a suitable serif to differentiate it from a lower case L. I would not have to use Ctrl+One if this book were set in Axel!.
● Legible on a monitor.
● Looks good in a PDF or printed. Embeddable in PDF.