Poor quality font rendering
danno.ferrin at shemnon.com
Wed Aug 28 08:27:52 PDT 2013
Are you seeing the different defaults for LCD smoothing? The Text default
is Grey and the Control default (which Label inherits) is LCD.
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 5:23 AM, Scott Palmer <swpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> From what I have observed, Text and Label appear to have different
> defaults for when antialiasing is applied. Text will do it always, Label
> only when the font is greater than a certain size.
> On 2013-08-28, at 5:26 AM, "John C. Turnbull" <ozemale at ozemail.com.au>
> > Hi Felipe,
> > Thanks for the info.
> > Is kerning planned for a Java 8 update or will it have to wait for 9? Or
> > 10?
> > One more thing I have just noticed is that the way the text is rendered
> in a
> > Text object with LCD font smoothing is quite different from a Label (with
> > the Text object looking better and closer to native text).
> > While I concede that the "better" font rendering I thought I observed in
> > WebView is probably an illusion, there is definitely a difference between
> > Text and Label (at least on this machine).
> > Why would that be? Are they rendered differently?
> > Thanks,
> > -jct
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