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Install Consolas font on Mac

Download and install the font

  1. Download the Consolas font from http://www.fontpalace.com/font-details/Consolas/
  2. Open Finder and navigate to Downloads directory
  3. Double click the Consolas.ttf file
  4. A dialog box appears displaying the details about the font
  5. Click Install font button

Using Consolas font on IntelliJ IDEA:

  1. Open IDEA Preferences Window (Press Command + ,)
  2. Editor > Colors & Fonts > Font
  3. Uncheck Show only monospaced fonts checkbox
  4. Select the Consolas font from the font list
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@drivelous drivelous commented May 20, 2020

🎉 thank you for this. new macbook didn't have Consolas and I thought PT Mono would be the same but it just wasn't the same.

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@jeroeneck jeroeneck commented Jun 9, 2020

Thanks for this instruction for downloading & installing this font. However I'm missing the bold and italics variations.

I used https://ikato.com/blog/how-to-install-consolas-font-on-mac-os-x.html to mange this problem. unfortunately the download link PowerPointViewer.exe did not work anymore; so I googled on PowerPointViewer.exe and found a working version which I could use.

Disadvantage: this method uses homebrew (https://brew.sh/); But I can not image an developer MacOS without homebrew ;-)

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@nirahulan-se nirahulan-se commented Aug 21, 2020

Thank you

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@tito-cr tito-cr commented Sep 9, 2020

This will lead you to the bold and italic variations of the font: https://www.fontpalace.com/search.php?q=consolas&search_bt=Search

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@netsprout netsprout commented Sep 30, 2020

Worked like a charm! Thanks!

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@dyanakiev dyanakiev commented Oct 9, 2020

Thanks.. i hate the new IntelliJ font.. yet i cant do anything to get it exactly like the 2019 version, any ideas?

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@AybarsAcar AybarsAcar commented Dec 25, 2020

awesome! thanks!

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@rroossyyiidd rroossyyiidd commented Feb 12, 2021

Thanks a lot :)

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@larissaleite larissaleite commented Mar 5, 2021

Installing it on my mac made the font on github code preview to change and now it's too small 😞 how can I fix this?

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@kushao1267 kushao1267 commented Nov 12, 2021

thanks

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