[Wine] Font anti-aliasing in wine?

Nghia T Ha nth1 at newpagecorp.com
Tue Feb 26 20:41:38 CST 2008

"A. Tres Finocchiaro" <tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com> 
Sent by: wine-users-bounces at winehq.org
02/26/2008 08:51 PM

wine-users at winehq.org

Re: [Wine] Font anti-aliasing in wine?

Sorry, scratch that idea... I'm not sure that does *anything *to fonts...


On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 8:40 PM, A. Tres Finocchiaro <
tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm not reading your entire post.
> Apply a stock windows theme with winecfg and pick cleartype fonts.
> If you don't know what I mean, find a copy of this theme:
> http://www.istartedsomething.com/20061029/royale-noir/
> Then do this:
> winecfg >> Desktop Integration >> install.
> Warning though, it can really bog some things down, but you *did *ask 
> it. :)
> -Tres
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:05 AM, hasi <wineforum-user at winehq.org> 
> > One of the things that DOES make a big difference for me is
> > font-antialiasing (AA). (OK, maybe I am picky). Does anyone have
> > experience/knowledge on that subject?
> > What surprises me is that for a few fonts (BitStream Vera Sans, for
> > instance), it is active, whereas it is completely absent for most 
> > Why is that? (BTW, I just found out that I get the best results so far 
> > the new MS font "Corbel"--I admit not a very "free" solution, but a
> > practical one. I now have set this as the default font for menus, 
> > etc.)
> >
> > For instance, in the Word documents I am editing, AA kicks in above a
> > certain font size (or document magnification/zoom), but seems to be 
> > off below. Is that a parameter that can be set somewhere? Also, in a 
> > document, if I select a magnification which renders a certain font 
with AA,
> > the same characters would not be AA'ed for italic letters. ???
> >
> > The AA I have seen happen in wine is a simple AA only ("grayscale").
> > Ultimately, of course, one would like to see subpixel-AA (like 
ClearType in
> > Windows) in wine applications, which is now widely available on linux
> > through freetype2. Can that be switched on in wine?
> > Any thoughts/ideas/knowledge about AA under wine would be interesting.
> > Thanks very much.
> > --hasi.
> >
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> --
> - Tres.Finocchiaro at gmail.com

- Tres.Finocchiaro at gmail.com
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