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Re: Re: Re: Antialiased Fonts

by mystik (Sexton)
on Sep 11, 2003 at 15:19 UTC ( #290715=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Antialiased Fonts
in thread Antialiased Fonts

in my limited understanding of how X fonts work --- I belive that the app has to be re-written to take advantage of the font-config(Freetype, etc) package, rather than the standard X11 font system.

Just having freetype and fontconfig setup doesn't automatically make apps antialiased automatically -- look at xfontsel.

If someone has altered tk to use fontconfig, then you'd be all set ...

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Antialiased Fonts
by hannibal (Scribe) on Sep 12, 2003 at 04:43 UTC
    Not the app specifically, but the toolkit. Qt and GTK had to be patched to support AA fonts (GTK 1.x's method was a hack, GTK 2.x supports it natively)

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