Subpixel font rendering in gutsy

Andreas Schildbach andreas at
Fri Sep 21 07:09:28 UTC 2007

Scott James Remnant wrote:

> Click the "Details..." button, make sure the "Subpixel (LCDs)" Smoothing
> option is set, and set the "Full" Hinting option.
>   Compare with the "Slight" Hinting option, which is better?

I like full hinting most, because it does not create all kinds of funny 
colors. It is more readable for me.

> If you find that there's significant "ghosting" of the text, try
> adjusting the "Subpixel Order".

This just shuffles the colors around, it does not cure the problem.



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