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From Joel Uckelman <uckel...@ellipsis.cx>
Subject Re: Batik 1.7 text rendering issues
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2008 12:31:55 GMT
Thus spake "John C. Turnbull":
> Hi Cameron,
> 
> That property could be useful but how can it determine which type of =
> monitor is connected to the "Desktop"?  I think the optimal rendering =
> hints for text depend on the monitor and especially whether it's CRT vs. =
> LCD.
> 
> I think the only reliable option is, as has already been suggested, to =
> provide the user with a text tuning screen which displays text rendered =
> using the various hints and allows them to select the most legible one.
> 

The desktop environment should already have such a tuning dialog. If the
"awt.font.desktophints" property passes along those settings (I don't know
if it does) then reading them from the property would be much better than
building your own tuning dialog.

-- 
J.

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