[csw-users] Freetype2, hinting and ugly fonts in mozilla

Calvin Smith calvin_g_smith at yahoo.com
Fri May 28 20:58:15 CEST 2004

Is freetype2 compiled with hinting enabled? When I
attempt to turn on hinting in mozilla (using the
CSWmozilla package) it fails miserably. To be more
precise, if I enable the following settings in unix.js
which should give anti-aliased fonts, no fonts are

pref("font.FreeType2.autohinted", true);
pref("font.FreeType2.unhinted", false);

If I set unhinted to true, I get anti-aliased fonts
but they are pretty ugly and not at all like the
windows or even gnome quality fonts (even if I use
windows truetype fonts). I'm not sure which direction
to go on this at this point.


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