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How can I prevent Firefox from using bitmap fonts at certain zoom levels?

In Firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu 9.10, certain sites seem to use bitmap fonts for any fixed-width fonts, but only at specific zoom levels. This site and other Stack Exchange sites are among the affected ...
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How can I turn off anti-aliasing for the text editor in Flash Builder on the Mac?

Is it possible to turn off anti-aliasing for the text editor in Flash Builder on the Mac? For Flex Builder I was able to do this via the terminal using the following defaults write ...
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How to make ClearType looks ok even with large fonts

I discovered that on large/huge fonts ClearType does have a negative impact. Just take a look at http://patterns.dataincubator.org/book/ page (check title with huge fonts versus normal text). If you ...
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Is Windows XP standard font smoothing on by default?

There are two font smoothing options for Windows XP: Standard and ClearText. I know the default is NOT to use ClearType, but I am wondering if "standard" is on by default in the majority of XP ...
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Anything (apart from GDI++) to improve font rendering on Windows?

As GDI++ development has stopped... do any of you guys know a better GDI32 replacement for Windows? Should work on Windows XP 32-Bits?
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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, built-in font smoothing

I've just installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 onto my Windows XP to evaluate it and check whether it meets my preferences the way it did before. Okay, I've temporary defeated an urgent bug with a ...
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HowTo: Force AntiAliased Fonts Symbian S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 [closed]

Any ideas on how to force antialiased fonts on Symbian S60 3.1 ?
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Monaco font not antialiased in some GTK apps

I have a strange issue with the Monaco font on Ubuntu Karmic. I have recently installed the Monaco font just to see what the hype is all about. The problem that I am facing now is that is not ...
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can't disable anti-aliasing on second monitor on Vista (Lenovo ThinkPad T500 2055)

I've got a new ThinkPad T500 2055 with Vista SP2 and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650. I just extended my desktop to an external monitor, and I can't figure out how to disable font anti-aliasing on the ...
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Can you force an app to use Cleartype?

The app we use for development (CodeWright 7) is quite old and has Cleartype turned off by default. A newer version has the option to turn on font smoothing, but I'm stuck with this version and ...
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firefox aliased/jagged fonts in xfce

I've been using linux mint 7 for a couple of weeks now and I'm pretty happy with it, but I wanted to try out other desktops, e.g. KDE/Xfce I'm not sure if it's KDE's fault of Xfce's, but firefox's ...
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Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu

I'm switching from Fedora 8 to Ubuntu 9.04, and I can't seem to get it to get a good font anti-aliasing to work. It seems that Ubuntu's fontconfig tries to keep characters in integral pixel widths. ...