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XenVetana (was XenVetica)

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Kier, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I just made available a new style here at XenForo.com - it's the same as the normal one, except it's using the classic Helvetica font instead of the usual Trebuchet / Georgia / Calibri combination that XenForo normally uses.

    Anyone like it? It's very clean, and emboldened Helvetica text is much more obvious than emboldened Trebuchet... Still, I'm not proposing a change to the default, I'm just trying stuff out :)
    Goodspeed, Toxic, Adam Howard and 9 others like this.
  2. Will

    Will Active Member

    That is very clean. I kinda like it.

    Edit: Maybe the node titles could be a bit smaller.
  3. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I like it...will probably use it as my default for a little while and see how it feels.
  4. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I like it very much.

    It's almost the same as my default style :)

    Death to serif fonts :D
  5. Romchik®

    Romchik® Well-Known Member

    Unusually for XF, but I like it.

    I use sans-serif font too in my custom style.
  6. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    I'll be the exception. It looks, feels far to big and wide, I much prefer the font which is currently default.
    twollert, Lawrence, Defqon and 2 others like this.
  7. Fred Sherman

    Fred Sherman Well-Known Member

    I like it better than the original. Can you change it for Gruesome Colors? [​IMG]
    dieketzer likes this.
  8. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I don't like it so much for the posts, but the navbar and node titles look nice with it. I still prefer default for the numbers and other information on the sidebar though.
    Trombones13 likes this.
  9. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

    This looks much smoother, I like it.
  10. Fred Sherman

    Fred Sherman Well-Known Member

    My dear, its like a fine wine...Your eyes have to be aged to appreciate it. [​IMG]
    Peggy likes this.
  11. captainslater

    captainslater Well-Known Member

    Hm after months using the serif font-style I'll stay with the original one.
  12. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    13px Tahoma is still, in my eyes, the best font for forum posts.
    Peggy and CyberAP like this.
  13. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

  14. Jo.

    Jo. Well-Known Member

    oh this is way better imo! I can actually read stuff without quite as much effort (I'm dyslexic and I find the serif fonts really hard to read). :)
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  15. Caelum

    Caelum Well-Known Member

    It works, but I personally prefer the font currently used. ;)
  16. yavuz

    yavuz Well-Known Member

    Same here, this far more easier to read for me.
    Jo. likes this.
  17. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    much better and more relaxing to read..........
    still the font-size of the button "Post New Thread" is very very small compared to the font-size of the navigation-items.
  18. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Am I feeling a font switcher feature coming to xenforo?
  19. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    It's nice, but I definitely like the default one better, hope it stays!

    That was one of my suggestions. It's strange that for such a textual concept, there was never a user setting for font change in any forum software.
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  20. Jo.

    Jo. Well-Known Member

    I personally find Verdana easiest to read but I'm really grateful for this theme because it's so much easier, even if it's not as easy as Verdana is for me. I guess it's a personal thing, but thanks for making this! :)

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