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Re: [Freetype] Light text on dark background

From: Brian Stell
Subject: Re: [Freetype] Light text on dark background
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 10:02:24 -0800

I've found that 'hardening' the glyphs seems to help.
See my earlier posting: 'de-blurring / sharpening / hardening'

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> I’m writing a program that uses Freetype2 for font loading.  The problem is
> thin fonts (for example, arial.ttf and cour.ttf at 12 point) do not look
> good when rendered as light colored text on a dark background.  The
> characters look smudged or half-erased.  Does any one have any good ideas on
> how to prevent this?  I think it may be caused by the anti-aliasing of the
> glyphs, but I don’t know how to turn off the anti-aliasing to test if that
> is the case.  Any ideas?  Thanks for your help.
> Daniel Royer
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