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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 Font Quality Backsliding from RC1 -> GM
  • From: Michael Ayers <twopinkblobs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 22:47:56 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612092247.56765.twopinkblobs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 09 December 2006 22:15, Randall R Schulz wrote:

>
> I suppose I could try to describe the changes I'm seeing. It appears
> that the basic letterforms are lighter in weight but the anti-aliasing
> is stronger. I suspect (but am not certain / do not know for a fact)
> that this is the result of anti-aliasing taking the place of proper
> hinting. In all my experience getting fonts under Linux just the way I
> like them, the hint interpreter is superior.
>
> > > how do I get it back? What changed?
> >
Thank you Randall you just pointed me in the right direction,

Control Center-> Appearance & Themes-> Fonts-> Use anti-aliasing for fonts
push the configure button-> enable Use sub-pixel hinting and for me Hinting
style to Medium and my fonts are back to where they were with 10.1

Mike
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