[TxMt] Help! Font rendering suddenly degraded. Have deleted ATS caches.
mcsticky at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 22:35:03 UTC 2007
Here's an observation I made:
When I zoom in on the b+w screenshot with Ctrl+mwheel, I can see the
artifacts of sub-pixel anti-aliasing (i.e. weird colored pixels in
otherwise white text). When I do the same for white text in the
colored screen shot, those artifacts are no longer there - it's just
Unfortunately, I have no idea what this means but hopefully it give
someone else a clue to the problem.
On Dec 14, 2007, at 4:55 PM, Michael Johnston wrote:
> Thanks, but anti-aliasing IS turned on.
> The image I posted is not a lo-fi gif of non-anti-aliased text, but
> is virtually exactly what I see on the screen.
> One interesting thing is that turning anti-aliasing OFF changes the
> font-rendering to match the metrics (ie, the lines become the same
> length) though not of course the look of the textedit example.
> (sorry about threading, I accidentally had digest mode turned on for
> this list)
> Michael Johnston
> lastobelus at mac.com
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