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From Sebastien Arbogast <>
Subject Re: [PlanetCocoon] 4 new ideas to discuss on Planet Cocoon
Date Tue, 24 May 2005 14:18:13 GMT
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
> > method=ClearType
> > 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 :)
> Gerald
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...

Sebastien ARBOGAST

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