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From Miguel Ferreira <miguel.cd.ferre...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: blurry fonts
Date Fri, 04 Oct 2013 06:53:25 GMT
I am on the way but i need the playerglobal download to make it work.
But alex, that will not depend of the user version.
For example if the user have another version the result of the rendering fonts will be diferent?


> From: aharui@adobe.com
> To: users@flex.apache.org
> Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2013 23:40:44 -0700
> Subject: Re: blurry fonts
> 
> Did you try it with an older swf version?
> 
> On 10/3/13 11:08 PM, "Miguel Ferreira" <miguel.cd.ferreira@hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> >Thank you all,
> >I am trying with another font type to see if i can have a better
> >results.Because of the "better" rendering was one of my key issues to
> >update to the last version to try to keep up with the Apache evolution,
> >but after the project manager saw the result was really hard to convince
> >him that we are on the right path following the steps and evolution of
> >Apache releases.
> >I tried OpenSans and i have a better result but on the edges if we go to
> >detail we can see that is not perfect is still a little bit foggy!
> >Another font suggestion is always welcome?
> >@tom
> >"- it took some experimenting with the various hinting options for
> >> >the font, as well as embedding a few different fonts before we found a
> >> >combination that worked well."
> >can you tell what combinations you did that worked out?
> >Thanks,Miguel
> >
> >> From: aharui@adobe.com
> >> To: users@flex.apache.org
> >> Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2013 09:19:11 -0700
> >> Subject: Re: blurry fonts
> >> 
> >> I can't find the email thread, but the answer I got was that there is no
> >> equivalent of gridFitType because the new font rendering algorithm is
> >> "better".  IIRC, it is "better" because it employs some anti-aliasing
> >> algorithm on all edges, not just one ones that are unlucky enough to not
> >> fall on pixel boundaries, and doesn't mess with inter-character spacing.
> >> 
> >> That said, several folks are unhappy with this algorithm.  One
> >>experiment
> >> for you to try now that we have more version flexibility in Apache Flex
> >>is
> >> to set your player/air versions back to whatever it was in 4.1 or even
> >> 4.0.  That might cause the player to select an older rendering
> >>algorithm.
> >> 
> >> HTH,
> >> -Alex
> >> 
> >> On 10/3/13 7:24 AM, "modjklist@comcast.net" <modjklist@comcast.net>
> >>wrote:
> >> 
> >> >I've always had problems with embedded fonts in 4.5.1 SDK. I've tried
> >>so
> >> >much to overcome it. Seems no matter which version of Arial or
> >>Helvetica
> >> >I embed, the spark text always looks shorter and fat (e.g. blurry), and
> >> >the mx text looks tall and skinny. The hinting options, while having an
> >> >effect, don't seem to correct this. If anyone has settings that make an
> >> >embedded font (Arial or Helvetica) look normal, I'd really like to try
> >> >them. 
> >> >
> >> >----- Original Message -----
> >> >From: "Tom Chiverton" <tc@extravision.com>
> >> >To: users@flex.apache.org
> >> >Sent: Thursday, October 3, 2013 6:59:30 AM
> >> >Subject: Re: blurry fonts
> >> >
> >> >On 03/10/2013 14:54, Miguel Ferreira wrote:
> >> >> I am finalizing a updated to my costumer from flex 4.1.0 to flex
> >>4.10.0
> >> >>and the fonts really look horrible.
> >> >We had the same issue when migrating up from Adobe Flex 4.1 to Apache
> >> >4.x - it took some experimenting with the various hinting options for
> >> >the font, as well as embedding a few different fonts before we found a
> >> >combination that worked well.
> >> >I'd start by stripping out any relevant styles, then add in a specific
> >> >embeded font, then have a look at the various hinting options
> >>available.
> >> >
> >> >Tom 
> >> 
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