[gs-bugs] [Bug 691588] Oversized glyphs with FAPI and antialiasing

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Thu Sep 9 12:07:35 UTC 2010


--- Comment #8 from Chris Liddell <chris.liddell at artifex.com> 2010-09-09 12:07:26 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> In general there are still issues with FreeType versus internal GS font scaler
> (antialiased text is much worse with FreeType at small point sizes due to bad
> glyph shapes, and advance widths vary up to the point that we have 1 char more
> or less on a line depending on the resolution), but I don’t consider these
> belong here. From what I see glyphs are not 2x anymore, and they are smoothed,
> so I’m going to close this bug. For the other issues, maybe another time, in
> another bug report.

If you want to try the current head revision, it might be closer to the kind of
output you expect.

If there are still spacing problems, can you raise a bug and put a sample file
and command line to recreate - I've got an idea how to improve the accuracy of
metrics we get from Freetype which might help, and a bug report will make sure
I remember to test the anti-alias case.


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