Is it normal that text is not rendered as fixed-width in strings?


Is it expected that text does not always render as fixed-width in strings? Outside of strings everything is fine.

Here's a test case:



Note the difference between "-" (top line) and "–" (bottom line).

It is also triggered by other characters such as β.

I have IDEA 2016.1.3 on OS X.  I did not change the default font (Menlo).

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There was a related fix for 2016.2:

Could you please check if it's still a problem for your test with the new build from

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Yes, this version fixes the problem.


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