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Re: Nice way to do Bold

From: Alexei Podtelezhnikov
Subject: Re: Nice way to do Bold
Date: Sun, 6 Nov 2022 22:27:10 -0500

On Sun, Nov 6, 2022 at 12:01 PM Werner LEMBERG <> wrote:
> > I have pushed a new method to do terminal bold that seems to work
> > well. See screenshot.
> >
> > Basically I use a brightness of 7/8th for non-bold, and for bold a 1
> > pixel shadow of 13/16ths brightness. After hours of experimentation
> > that seems to provide the best results for all fonts.
> >
> > This is much more pleasing than the method of doubling-rendering the
> > font 1 pixel to the left.
> Looks good to me, thanks for showing.

To be honest, I don't understand why he doesn't use blending with
gamma correction. It is not like an area of active research and

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