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Re: font rendering

From: Peter Kerr <p.kerr@auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 11:27:12 +1200
Message-Id: <EE6A0C2E-00CC-429B-AFA8-4DD6439603A8@auckland.ac.nz>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
To: Micha <codejodler@gmx.ch>
On 19/09/2005, at 7:57 AM, Micha wrote:
> Why is the font rendering so ugly with 8.5 (debian linux) ? It's ok  
> with other gtk-1 apps here, so shouldn't be an X Server issue.   
> This is Xorg, but with XFree (before) it wasn't better.
> And lots of fonts installed. Any other gtk-1 app looks fine...

just an observation, that MacOS-X using Apple-X11 or X-Free86,
had bad font rendering with OpenOffice.org, even while other
X11 apps were OK

Solution, with OpenOffice running, set the X11 color depth
to "millions", not "auto from display", then restart X11.

might be worth a look...

Peter Kerr                       Mail.app 2.0.3 (734)
Snr Technician
School of Music,  University of Auckland,  New Zealand

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