Text rendering on Mojave (macOS)

John Neffenger john at status6.com
Wed Nov 28 19:16:07 UTC 2018

On 11/28/18 7:47 AM, Kirill Grouchnikov wrote:
> No matter if that new platform setting is off or on, all the texts look
> halo'd - zoom in on
> https://www.pushing-pixels.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/javafx-mojave.png
> and see all those pink / light blue pixels around glyphs.

The text in that image, when magnified, looks just like the unfiltered 
sub-pixel anti-aliasing we fixed for JavaFX on Linux. See the section 
called "Actual Result" here:


There are more samples under "ClearType Methods Enabled" here:


I'll check whether I see the same thing after I upgrade my Mac to 
Mojave. I'm currently still on macOS High Sierra.


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