Neovim 101 — Fonts
Learn the basics of configuring fonts for different terminals, and how to patch our own font.
This article is part of the Neovim 101 series.
The Neovim configuration files are available in this repository.
The repository is big. To make it easy for installation, we would suggest
- Use the option of release archive download. This makes it easy to install the complete font family of variations (Bold, Italic, etc.).
- Use the
Depending on the OS, the fonts are installed in different locations. E.g.
$HOME/.local/share/fonts for Linux, and
$HOME/Library/Fonts for macOS.
We can see the locations, names, and styles of the installed fonts.
Terminal Fonts for Neovim
Every developer has their font preferences for coding. Let’s go through the basics of configuring terminal fonts.
For Alacritty, we configure the fonts in the