[Scribus] fontconfig not working?

Charles A. Landemaine landemaine
Tue Jun 20 04:11:01 CEST 2006

On 6/19/06, avox <avox at arcor.de> wrote:
> I'd say you got it right, just one addition:
> turning off antaliasing would *not* improve the text rendering.
> The problem is that for clear text rendering at low resolutions you need
> hinting, which moves and alters character shapes. Obviously, if you want
> to have a 1:1 correspondence between screen and print output, this is
> not an option. So Scribus (and apparently InDesign) turn off hinting and
> use antialiasing instead.

Exactly. I'd say this is ok, as we just have to zoom text to stop
eye-strain. This wouldn't be ok in an office suite or browser though.

Charles A. Landemaine.

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