How to change font for terminal in Visual Studio Code?

Aug 8, 2020


Quick and simple guidance on how to change font for vscode terminal. As you adopted OhMyZsh, iTerm according to your preferences, you must have run into this problem.

Broken characters in terminal

Step1. Open settings.json in VSCode

Press command + shift + P in your VSCode window. Then, look up with “settings.json” and open it.

Step2. Append the 3 necessary key/value pairs

Here, you’ve got to choose the right fontFamily that you want to use as you configured in your personal shell editor like iTerm. In my case, it it “D2Coding”.

Front setting in iTerm.
setting.json sample

Step3. Save and see what happens

Provlem sovled!





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