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How to get Apple font rendering on Windows (XP)?

No, I am not trying to start a flame war. :-) I understand, that this is purely matter of taste. Both Joel & Jeff have stated their opinions on the matter. I for one love the way the Mac displays ...
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Chrome 37 - BGR subpixel text rendering

I am lucky to have a screen with BGR subpixel layout. With lucky I mean that Google Chrome 37 now forced RGB subpixel rendering with their recently added DirectWrite text rendering method. Text is ...
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Does image quality deteriorate in video if rendered with higher bitrate?

Let's say I want to render a music video with a still image on it (1920x1080) resolution, and I know if I were to decrease video bitrate, the image quality would deteriorate, how about if I would ...
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Why Does Text Get Squished Up In Word 2010 With A Translucent Watermark?

You may experience an anomaly in Word 2010 that looks like this: The expected result is supposed to be normally-displayed text. In the picture below, the text that is circled contains approximately ...
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Putty + line drawing = weirdness [duplicate]

Connecting to any debian installation via PuTTY results in a very strange situation: I can have correct display of line drawing, but not for all programs. In particular Midnight Commander and ...
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How reliable PDF renderers are to the final print? [closed]

Provided that PDF is an open standard since 2008, I was surprised to see so blatant difference between different PDF renderers. It should be added that I thought that PDF was a good way to "print" a ...
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Google Chrome Rendering

My Google Chrome (version 40.0.2214.93 m) can't render some fonts. Icon packages such as font-awesome are shows as a blank square, and monospaced fonts such as courier-new are shown as Arial. This is ...
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Enable 'Show paint rectangles' without having Developer Tools open in Google Chrome

Google Chrome offers an option to visually highlight repainted areas using a Developer Tools option called 'Show paint rectangles'. It is described here: ...
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How to fix this graphic error with Chrome 36 on Mac OS 10.9.4?

Time and time again Chrome 36 on Mac OS 10.9.4 seems to have problems to render the graphics properly (see image below). This distortion is visible only for some time. As soon as the contents change ...
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Why does remote desktop screen go black and stay that way for a minute whenver I restore a window from a maximized state, or maximize the window?

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 machine with desktop composition and all that turned on. It starts out in a non-composition mode where you can see portions of windows being drawn, but then it freezes ...
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Sony Vegas Pro 12 - After rending problems - It leaves black spaces in the video

The thing is that the whole video's format is "lying down". Which means that the width is longer than the height. So far so good! But then I want to add some videos that I filmed with my phone. And ...
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How to measure the render time of 3ds max?

How do I measure the render time of 3ds max? I would like a solution that doesn't involve me sitting glued to the computer during the render time! It also has to be sort of accurate. My specific ...
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3ds Max Rendering

Hey I render 36 frames from different angles to PNG files on 3Ds Max 2013 but now I want to hide a model and make it so all the parts its blocking to also become transparent. If you don't understand ...
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3D modeling: any production-quality GPU renderers out there?

Are there stable and production-quality renderers out there, which use the GPU? (I mean pluggable renderes for suits such as 3ds max, Maya, Blender, ...) I am aware that preview functionality often ...
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Windows 8.1 Swing (Java) applications text rendering

The other day, I searched for a free UML editor tool, and as it turns out the best of them are implemented using the popular Swing framework, in Java. As it turns out, Windows 8.1 has some serious ...
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Transparent texture rendered as black

I'm trying to render a scene with transparent png. The scene is actually imported from a .obj file (with another .mtl file), which should technically applies the transparency for me. ^ It does ...
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How to force Windows to use cleartype for all font sizes

I have some large excel spreadsheets and often have to zoom out to have an overall view of them. However as I zoomed out, the characters are rendered in a smaller font, and until some point size it ...
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Improve pdf render speed

What hardware resources (more/better CPU, RAM, or GPU) should be increased to improve pdf render speeds? We need to keep on flipping to next-page of pdf at the rate of 10 page/s and the pdfs contain ...
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How can I enable ClearType fonts in Firefox?

Is there a way to enable ClearType font rendering in Firefox tabs, regardless of the O/S settings? Some pages look awful on FF, while look much better in Internet Explorer. My understanding is that ...
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Fonts on StackExchange websites looking ugly after installing Helvectica on PC

As mentioned in the title, I installed Helvetica fonts on my PC and now all Stackexchange websites look ugly! Before them links at the top use to look very smooth and sharp! I still need Helvetica ...
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Why is my short FLV so large? Exporting from Premier Pro CS6

I am exporting a 90 second FLV from Premier Pro with a 2-pass VBR of 400 kbps. The minimum BR target is 60% and the max is 110%. The variability is 80 and the undershoot is 90 at good quality. Why is ...
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Black bar down right hand side of IE9

Slightly weird one this. Dell Vostro 3550, Windows 7. IE 9 renders with a black strip down the right hand side. To work the scroll bar, you have to aim the mouse at where the scroll bar SHOULD be, ...
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PNG alpha rendered as black in Blender

I'm a Blender novice, so this is probably easy to fix. When I use a transparent PNG as a texture in Blender, the parts that should be transparent are rendered as black. This is especially confusing ...
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Why are videos rendered by the cpu instead of the gpu?

Well I know this might sound like a pretty stupid question, but I couldn't find an answer using google, so yeah ... So, I know there are techniques like OpenCL and CUDA, but why is, by default, the ...
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OpenGL rendering affects CPU

I have a problem with an app that is slowed down significantly when an openFrameworks based app is launched. Both apps use little cpu and memory, so i don't think there's a bottleneck. I can ...
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Can't get thumbnails preview in output video files (Rendering x264 .avi)

Can't get thumbnails for resulting video files. I tried to use VirtualDub and Vegas Movie Studio 13.0. I'm getting best video results with Movie Studio, but there is no thumbnails for it or for ...
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Increase speed of CAD/CAM through distributed computing [closed]

I know that a lot of 3D renderers out there support distributing renders over multiple nodes in a render farm. For an arhictect, rendering a 3d model is not the most common task throughout the day, ...
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Program to render large SVG files

I am trying to view a large SVG files (about 20 MB). I tried using squiggle from batik, but it has been rendering for at least 20 minutes without producing any results. A similar file about half the ...
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How does distributed computing work?

I heard a 3D modeller say that when he renders a scene he uses multiple machines to do it because simply the hardware is not powerful enough and he is using the collective computational power of more ...
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How to display .dcm images using GPURenderDemo and vtkGDCMImageReader

I am getting a problem in executing GPURenderDemo file in VTK volume rendering. I am using vtkGDCMReader to read the image. On running the code it gives an error "exited with code 1"
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Can camtasia record a new video while rendering

It is rendering an old video and is taking up too much time. Is it possible to record a new video while this one is rendering?
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Good application to render or convert SVG files to other file formats [closed]

I need to render SVG files to other file formats (.png, for example.) What's a good application for performing that render or conversion? Specifically, I need an application that runs on Windows. ...
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Weird rendering artefact in vim (terminal, not MacVim)

Running Mac OS X, using either Terminal.app or iTerm2, there is a strange artefact with the character rendering that I have a hard time explaining and an even harder time understanding. I'll start ...
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Is running a game at a higher resolution more stressful on CPU/GPU full screen or windowed? [closed]

When running a game at a high resolution (1920 by 1200) is it more stressful on CPU/GPU when it is full screen (1920 by 1200), or windowed (e.g. 1280 by 1024)? What about if another window is open ...
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Rendering MS PowerPoint documents properly in LibreOffice Impress

When I open ppt files in LibreOffice Impress the format is not the same as in MS PowerPoint. The images and the text are not properly aligned. Are there any tips on how to open MS PowerPoint ...
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3D rendering on a budget; What to upgrade? [closed]

I just built a PC for my wife; i3-4130 / B85 / 8GB RAM / Radeon 7730 1GB GDDR5 / 120GB Intel 330 SSD / 22" HP IPS Monitor. She's an interior designer and she uses this software, 20-20 Design. She's ...
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How to run Fujitsu P27T-7 LED monitor in its not native resolution and have perfect fonts rendering

My problem is completely opposite to anything I could find as I need to run my monitor in its NOT native resolution and have perfect font rendering. I recently got myself Ultra HD 2560x1440 27 inch ...
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What can cause such Firefox rendering errors? And how to fix this

I have a poblem with my Firefox, especially on stack exchange pages. Lot of elements are not visible (mainly text), but visible after hovering mouse. Scrolling page causes some random duplications ...
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What causes the Windows XP lagscreen render fail?

We all know the situation when a program or the OS itself froze and the only thing you can do is paint with the millions of dialogs that the system renders. I am talking about this (demo here): Why ...
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Does subpixel rendering technology such as ClearType have any effect on CRT displays?

If I understood correctly, subpixel rendering was originally designed to improved anti-aliasing of text on LCD screens. It makes use of the fact that each pixel on a color LCD is actually a bunch of ...
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Why is rendering multibyte character sequences unbelievably slow?

About a week ago I realized that the file list in µTorrent would hang for less than a second whenever a file with a long Japanese file name was visible. I found it curious, but I didn't really have ...
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Google Chrome and Helvetica Neue, big bug

I'm experiencing a big, bad bug only with Google Chrome. I have all the Helvetica fonts installed on my Windows 7 computer. (Helvetica, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica Neue LT, and so on.. it's like more ...
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Modern alternative to POVray scene description languade

in short: Do you know something for generative scripting of 3D scene and rendering it like POVray, but with more modern rendering technology ( Metropolis-light transport, GPGPU, ambient occlusion ), ...
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Google Chrome shows HTTP server response as plain text instead of rendering some webpage

I surfed to Alexa.com (the internet ranking company) and wanted to see at which position my personal site is ranked. But look what I've got in my Chrome browser: Chrome is not rendering the HTTP ...
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Webpage fails to render correctly on same version of Chrome but different version of Windows

Cubes 3D The above link works perfectly on Windows 7: Chrome Version 26.0.1410.43 m But on XP SP3: Chrome Version 26.0.1410.43 m the cubes are reduced to displaying a flattened number 2. This ...
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Windows XP Blocked Out Text

My Mum's old Windows XP laptop is displaying very strangely, with fonts in both Windows dialogues, applications and even the start menu appearing blocked out in rectangles of solid colour. (See ...
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Cause for bad font rendering in Chrome?

I notice that the text on some web pages look bad when viewed in Chrome (16.0.912.77 m) while OK with Firefox (10.0). FWIW, I'm using the Windows versions of those applications, with default settings. ...
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xHTML renders locally but when on a web site it downloads it as a file when using Chrome, or Opera

Below is the xHTML listing: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ...
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What alternative browser rendering engines exist for Linux/UNIX?

Now that Opera has switched to WebKit too, on Linux I found only WebKit or Gecko based browsers. The only other one was KDE/Konqueror's KHTML and on Windows IE's Trident. Are there any other ...
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Rending on Mac: Major codec issues with video editing software

We bought a Mac Pro thinking that it would increase the speed of rendering than on an unoptimized PC. But we ran into codec issues with MPEG and WMV. Our Tricaster PC outputs to MPEG, while it the PC ...