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Re: [ft-devel] GDI ClearType support for ttfautohint available

From: vern adams
Subject: Re: [ft-devel] GDI ClearType support for ttfautohint available
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:07:21 +0100


Did you also tweak something else in ttfautohint very recently? I'm on latest 
Latest TTfautohinted fonts under DirectWrite render noticeably better than 
those from previous weeks builds. Stems look much crisper across the x-axis :)
Whatever you did, was good.

On 24 Jun 2012, at 11:13, Werner LEMBERG wrote:

> Folks,
> I've just added GDI ClearType support to ttfautohint.  This gets
> automatically detected, so no user action is required.
> Please test!
> Note that you won't see a difference with FreeType (except if you
> patch the sources); you should rather use an older Windows version
> like Win XP which actually exhibits GDI ClearType rendering.
>    Werner
> PS: Currently, the git version of FreeType can have problems with some
>    ttfautohinted fonts (but not all), causing bad artifacts; I've
>    already reported this to Erik.

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