Saturday, August 19, 2006

Improving Font-Display for on-screen reading

OS: Windows-XP professional (possibly home or windows 2000 professional)

Screen: LCD, Laptop, (may be CRT)

Time required: 1 min

1) Right click on desktop and select Properties
2) Select the tab Appearance
3) Click on Effects
4) In the box "Use the following method to smooth edges of font", select ClearType
5) Click Apply and then Ok

You will notice that font is notably smoother or anti-aliased to read.

Without Anti-Aliasing

With Anti-Aliasing


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello Stutimandal,

I followed the instructions and i can see the difference very well , thanks for the tip, keep up the good work :)
The new stutimandal look is very impressive, congrats !

8/22/2006 02:15:00 AM  
Blogger Stutimaṇḍala said...

Hello Anonymous:

We are pleased that you liked this tip. We will try to post more of technical stuff once in a while.

Wishing well,

8/22/2006 02:28:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, it is indeed very beneficial. Thanks a lot for posting the info !

8/23/2006 01:04:00 AM  
Blogger Stutimaṇḍala said...

Good to know more people benefiting from this simple trick.

Now you can use firefox over IE 7 because the font-smoothing issue is addressed.

Wishing well,

8/23/2006 10:31:00 AM  

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