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Improve the appearance of X11 fonts
Authored by: robg on Jun 02, '06 09:50:59AM
OK, the hint is now yours :).

I tried this again, and took a few screenshots. Below is a zoomed-in version of what I saw in one line (click the image for a larger zoom without any scaling artifacts):

The lines are as follows:
  1. X11 in "From Screen" and display in millions
  2. X11 in "Millions" and display in millions
  3. X11 in "From Screen" and display in thousands
It seems I was a bit incorrect -- the first two lines are not quite identical, at least when zoomed in. As you can see, the font spacing is slightly off in the "millions-millions" mode (line two), where the "A" and the apostrophe are taking more space than they are in the "from screen-millions" mode (line 1).

I assume, however, that you were seeing much worse distortion of your fonts, more like what's shown in line number three?


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