[TxMt] Re: Font rendering with antialiasing turned off

Daniel Stockman daniel.stockman at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 15:55:44 UTC 2009

> I noticed a problem with non-antialiased "programming" fonts being  
> rendered
> in a strange way in my TextMate 1.5.8 (1498). Some letters will look  
> wrong
> and blend with neighbouring characters.
> Example screenshot for Consolas (11pt) with highlighted problem  
> zones, note
> the distorted dot on the i and the blending e and {:
> http://www.quicksnapper.com/ballaschk/image/consolas-11pt/

Consolas is an explicitly AA-dependent, being designed for Microsoft's  
"ClearType" scheme. I'm fairly certain it won't look good non- 
antialiased at any size or resolution.

~ Daniel

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