Always use a fixed width font to display passwords

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Always use a fixed width font to display passwords

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Always use a fixed width font to display passwords

When I use Generate Secure Password in the Chrome browser extension, it displays the password in a san serif font that makes it difficult to distinguish between

I and l or 0 and O

There are other symbols that are commonly misrecognized: https://typography.guru/journal/letters-symbols-misrecognition/

Most programmer-oriented monospace fonts go out of their way to make these letters visually different.