[XeTeX] Jagged Type in PDF

Will Robertson will at guerilla.net.au
Wed Nov 24 04:10:26 CET 2004

On 23 Nov 2004, at 11:41 PM, Bob Kerstetter wrote:

> On Nov 22, 2004, at 9:17 PM, Will Robertson wrote:
>> as to the reason why you've never noticed it before, maybe you just 
>> haven't turned off anti-aliasing in Preview.app before?
> Correct. It actually happened because somehow smoothing was turned off 
> on Adobe Reader on Windows and one of my documents looked terrible. So 
> I started looking into on the Mac also. So, if I hear "jagged font" 
> complaints from Windows users just tell them to enable smoothly????

I guess so!
As far as I'm aware, font smoothing is turned *off* by default in Adobe 
Not sure why...


PS Unless they're complaining about bitmap fonts, which also look 
jagged but that's a separate issue.

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