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Monospaced Font

A monospaced font, or non-variable width font, is a font wherein each character in the font set is given equal spacing regardless of the size and shape of the letter. A common monospaced font is Courier (aka the typewriter font). Monospaced fonts yield text that takes up more space on the page because there is no mechanism for adjusting the spacing and fitting the letters closer together based on their shape.

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