Poor font rendering..

Felipe Heidrich felipe.heidrich at oracle.com
Mon Mar 10 15:19:29 UTC 2014

Thank you Rob,

It would be interesting to test against a DirectWrite app. I’m not sure if you have VS, but if you do it should be simple to modify  the Simple Text tab in the DirectWrite Hello World Sample to use the same font and text: 

I have attached your screenshot to https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-36146 for now so it doesn’t get lost.


On Mar 7, 2014, at 1:41 AM, Robert Fisher <rfisher at tesis.de> wrote:

> Hi Felipe, Hi Phil,
> Thanks for the tips. Phil, your program yielded the following output:
> Text-specific antialiasing enable key : LCD HRGB antialiasing text mode
> Text-specific LCD contrast key : 120
> I tried all of the 5 settings that Felix mentioned. Here are my results for the default font (Segoe UI 9pt, black):
> http://i.imgur.com/45FewcL.png
> The difference in quality between the JavaFX images and the rest is too great to be chalked up to personal preferences. Whether it's the fault of JavaFX, or the native rendering mechanism being used, or my own configuration is another question. 
> Cheers,
> Rob

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