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Java monospaced fonts with FontMetrics.getHeight()

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Just a quick question with the following code:
import java.applet.Applet;
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.FontMetrics;

public class Rogue extends Applet
	public void paint(Graphics g)
		Font f = new Font("Monospaced", Font.BOLD, 20);
		FontMetrics fontInfo = g.getFontMetrics();
		for (int i=0; i<50; i++)
			for (int j=1; j<=20; j++)
				g.drawString("A", i * fontInfo.charWidth('A'), j * fontInfo.getHeight() - 1);

This is extremely simple. It's ment to just write to an applet of preset size, with characters next to one another in a grid. The characters are horizontally touching as planned, but they have vertical gaps, probably because fontInfo.getHeight() gives a number that's "padded". Is there any way to have a monospaced fond without this vertical padding?

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