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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 Font Quality Backsliding from RC1 -> GM
  • From: Michael Ayers <twopinkblobs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 08:37:37 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612100837.37036.twopinkblobs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 10 December 2006 01:02, Andreas wrote:
> Le samedi 9 décembre 2006 13:47, Michael Ayers a écrit :
> > 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
>
> That is just strange. Subpixel hinting has been switched off for openSUSE
> 10.2 at compile time, so there should be now way whatsoever to activate it
> at runtime.
>
> And it can not be the reason for different font rendering in 10.2RC1 and
> 10.2GM, because subpixel hinting was off in both versions.
>
> Well, I'm off to install 10.2 and see for myself :)
>
> --
> Gruß
> Andreas

You are right, I just turned subpixel hinting off but left hinting style on
medium and the fonts are still okay. Probably something to to do with hinting
style?

Mike
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