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PragmataPro HTML5 Entity compared with other fonts

— All the 2109 HTML 5 entities are included in this version

From now your web page can supports HTML5 entities without worries with Pragmata Pro because it’s one of the rarest fonts that can do this.

HTML5 requires also some weird combined characters hard to find.

All the 2109 HTML5 entities was designed and available since PragmataPro 0.828

Click here to see the entire HTML 5 list set in PragmataPro™

— Comodore 64 nostalgia?

Sample of PragmataPro Graphic for Legacy Computing coming from Teletext, Atari and Comodore64

Pragmata Pro™ is the first monospaced typeface offering ‘Graphic for Legacy Computing’ Unicode set. All these glyphs coming from Teletext, Atari and Comodore 64 system.

These symbols converted as text are designed to build images. Practically is a ‘Block Elements’ set extension.

— Added Runic set

PragmataPro Runic, includes Elder Futhark, Younger Futhark, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Runes

I love the design of Runic letters and, after the request of a user, I’ve added them with pleasure to PragmataPro

PragmataPro Runic coding sample

PragmataPro Runic is the first monospaced Runic of all time

— New # TODO, # ERROR and other useful programming ligatures

PragmataPro new # TODO, # ERROR and other useful programming ligatures

Do you remember [TODO], [ERROR]… ligatures?
The same trick was extended also # TODO, # ERROR

— Better Drawings with Boxes and Arrows

PragmataPro 0.828 - All the glyphs of the 'Box Drawing' set are vertically aligned to 'Arrows', 'Supplemental Arrows', 'Supplemental Arrows-C' and 'Geometric Shapes' when they are next

The position of the arrows or geometric shapes like triangles are now correct when them are next to Box Drawing symbols.
Since v_0.828 diagrams and schemas are now more consistent

— Greek letters are more distinguishable

PragmataPro new Greek Theta, theta and zero. Letters are more distinguishable

— PragmataPro Arabic with accents

PragmataPro Arabic with accents planned to works as automatic composition

PragmataPro Arabic diacritics are combinable with Arabic script

— Other improvements:

Regular: ‘Greek’, ‘Cyrillic’,’Latin Extended-A’ and ‘Latin Extended-B’ sets
are combinable with ‘Combining Diacritical Marks’

all weights: added these new ligatures:
->- -<- =>= =<=

all weights: added and updated new Nerd symbols from Nerd font

Regular: improved the design of  л (el), м (em), н (en), ģ (gcommaccent)

Regular: improved the design of some ‘Mathematical Operators’ and ‘Miscellaneous Technical’ glyphs to improve APL programming

Bold, Italic and Bold Italic: added ‘Latin Extended-B’ and ‘Latin Extended Additional’ sets

all weights: added the glyphs set by two numbers ‘Enclosed Alphanumerics’ like 11, 12, 13… 20

Feel free to contact me directly or notify an issue via Github to improve PragmataPro again and again.Thank you!

Kus-stenen retraced by Fabrizio Schiavi, set in PragmataPro Runic

Thanks to the numerous suggestions arrived, PragmataPro now is even a more complete professional typeface:


— Added Extra Bow Drawing symbols suggested by Dmtri Nesteruk

Some month ago Dmtri Nesteruk wrote me an email with a sketched good idea: to add a bullet to some used box drawing glyphs. The result is very interesting! By now  also a lot of graphic designers can be rethink the use of box drawing.


Milano Metro map text only

The entire map of the metro of Milan I redesigned using this exclusive box drawing method

Milano Metro map text only

Perfect also for text only diagramsdiagram using PragmataPro box drawing extra



— Added [FIXME] [TODO] [BUG] [NOTE] [HACK] [MARK] ligatures to emphasize important messages in command line

After all these notifications I suppose now has all the command line messages emphasized

Pragmata Pro command line messages ligatures



— Added all the icons of Nerd font

Nerd font contents a lot icons useful to Vim users. More info: http://nerdfonts.com/

nerd fonts combined with pragmatapro font



— Regular: improved the design of the entire Fullwidth and Halfwidth letters

PragmataPro can interact more better with other CJK fonts.

pragmatapro fullwidth alphabet



— Minors improvements:

Regular: added power symbols to Miscellaneous Technical set

all weights: improved the TrueType hinting above all for Microsoft Windows

all weights: added :<: :>: ligatures for Scala

all weights: added :) :-) :( :-( :D :P :3 ligatures for text chatting


Feel free to contact me directly or notify an issue via Github to improve PragmataPro again and again.
Thank you!

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