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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: [PlanetCocoon] 4 new ideas to discuss on Planet Cocoon
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 14:53:52 GMT
Sebastien Arbogast wrote:
> 2005/5/24, Gerald Aichholzer <>:
>>Hello Sebastien,
>>Sebastien Arbogast wrote:
>>>>>you can see the aliased edges in the letters a, b, o and c. This
>>>>>is causing a very blurry presentation when viewing in normal size.
>>>>It rather looks like ClearType is on. I wonder who named that technology
>>>>ClearType anyway
>>>I don't think it's because of ClearType, I think it's precisely
>>>because ClearType is deactivated that Gerald gets this. Because I
>>>always have ClearType on and I have no problem. I just tried to
>>>deactivate it and I got almost the same rendering (not as blurry but
>>>it depends on the quality of your screen and your video driver).
>>>Gerald try to make sure that ClearType is on : Control
>>>panel/Display/4th tab/Button Effects...-> Anti-aliasing
>>>And tell me if the problem is still there.
>>you're right - using ClearType is even better.
>>When writing about this problem for the first time the font aliasing
>>was set to "default" which makes your page (i.e. the font your are
>>using) very difficult to read.
>>Disabling font aliasing results in a much better presentation, Clear-
>>Type is excellent. But I will still have to decide if I like this
>>technology because now every application benefits from this which
>>looks quite unfamiliar (at least for now).
>>Thank you for your help :)
> I've always used it and I don't even understand why Windows gives you
> the possibility to turn it off. I couldn't use my computer without
> ClearType. And performance can't be the issue anymore...

Don't want to be annoying, but why is this discussiong happening overhere?


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