Re: Rendering with xft and hinting

Around 21 o'clock on Mar 16, Dov Grobgeld wrote:

> Why does the output look so bad in xft? Will xft2 solve the hinting 
> problem, so that the rendering will at least look is with the ft2
> backend?

Xft2 makes all of the hinting configurable, so you can disable it or 
switch to the auto hinter as needed.  You might also make sure your 
FreeType2 library has the bytecode interpreter enabled; if the original 
fonts are TrueType, that can make a rather large difference in the output 

Keith Packard        XFree86 Core Team        Compaq Cambridge Research Lab

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