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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Apple Mac font smoothing styles

While my favourite G5 was out of action due to graphics card problems, I continued working away on my back-up machine. I’d hardly used the second machine since new – and hadn’t changed the System Preferences for ‘Font Smoothing Style’ – but I was surprised at just how different the text looked.

To show the kind of differences I mean, I’ve taken some screen grabs of some text to demonstrate the kind of changes you might expect to see with different font smoothing styles applied.
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