Native font rendering in JFX8 b96?

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Sat Jun 29 06:50:35 PDT 2013

I can confirm that yes, the native font code is turned on for b96 on 
Windows (it was turned on for Mac in b94).

-- Kevin

John C. Turnbull wrote:
> So Phil, is that now in b96?
> On 29/06/2013, at 14:30, Phil Race <philip.race at> wrote:
>> For most Windows users and use cases the main differences are that
>> 1) Previously GDI produced the LCD glyphs, now its DW.
>> 2) Previously T2K produced the grayscale glyphs, now its DW.
>> T2K doesn't do layout. It just does rasterisation.
>> Most users won't hit the layout path (for complex text).
>> -phil.
>> On 6/28/13 8:52 PM, Richard Bair wrote:
>>>> Fonts do look good but I thought they always looked pretty good on Windows!
>>> With the old code we were using Windows to create the glyphs, so the rendering should look just as good for each glyph. T2K was doing the layout of glyphs, now it should be using DirectWrite on Windows. Not sure if it is b96 -- Felipe?
>>> Richard

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