Fonts

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Thu Oct 11 03:05:05 PDT 2001


On Thursday 11 October 2001 13:40, Craig Colton wrote:
>     I could be wrong here, but I thought that antialiased fonts were
> enabled via Xft options in one's X and QT build (i.e. not specifically in
> XftConfig). Since Keith Packard's XftConfig substitutes truetype for Type1
> fonts, I had assumed that Type1 don't antialias well (not at all?).
>
>    The hint is old, but I am using it with XFree86 4.1, QT 2.3.1, and KDE
> 2.2. I am not using his QT kernel, but am using his XftConfig and TrueType
> fonts. All my fonts here are antialiased, but not the icons (which I think
> were when using KP's kernel).

Does antialiasing appear automatically in X apps? E.g xfontsel, xman? On the 
system I'm experimenting on, I haven't bothered with KDE yet, since I wanted 
to get this working first.

Simon.
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