Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Mar 2012 23:16 UTC
Windows Okay, so this one actually bothers me quite a deal in the Windows 8 consumer preview: the fonts in Metro look fuzzy - they look like fonts on Mac OS X. Because of the Mac OS X resemblance, I had assumed that Metro switched to a shape-accurate rendering method, like Mac OS X uses, but as it turns out, it's a little less exotic than that.
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by graig on Fri 16th Mar 2012 18:50 UTC
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GOOD. clear type is a bad idea. especially with screens getting more resolution.. and displays being rotatable. sometimes i have to use my iPad at work, and i have to use citrix to connect to windows sometimes. and i have to rotate the screen till clear type looks correct.

i always thought clear type looked bad anyways. theres color fringing on text, and i know it's not very noticeable, but i still notice it, every single time.

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RE: good
by Carewolf on Fri 16th Mar 2012 19:09 in reply to "good"
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The color-fringes are either all in your head, or your have setup clear-type incorrectly for your screen*

I think both options are equally likely.

* If you have a screen with clean pixel separation or alternative subpixel layout, then clear-type will not work properly and can give color-fringes, in that case you need to use the grayscale cleartype option as appropriate for your screen.

Edited 2012-03-16 19:11 UTC

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