Poor quality font rendering

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Thu Aug 22 13:22:08 PDT 2013

On 8/22/2013 12:59 PM, John Hendrikx wrote:
> If you want to turn off cleartype in Windows 7, then just turning it 
> off is not sufficient.  You need to replace the default font with 
> Tahoma as well as the Windows 7 default font (Segoe UI) sucks without 
> LCD smoothing.  I can recommend the cleartype switch program, see 
> here: http://karpolan.com/software/cleartype-switch/
> You'll want to keep smooth edges on, but cleartype off.

Microsoft document Segoe UI quality as "marginal" in some non-LCD 
rendering modes,
although I think its better than I first remember from maybe Vista days.


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