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Questions tagged [anti-aliasing]

Use this tag, if your question is specifically about anti-aliasing, such as how anti-aliasing works, how to enable or disable anti-aliasing, and why anti-aliasing isn't working.

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How to fix differences in Font Rendering between Fedora (27/28) and CentOS 7

We are hosting a virtualized desktop for web stack developers on vmware. Currently, the developer box is based on Fedora (27/28), but I would like to move it to CentOS 7 since it's closer our Red Hat ...
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Why are WSL GUI apps rendered with blurry fonts with Xming?

When I try to use Xming with WSL to run GUI programs, I see fonts with grayscale anti-aliasing, like with Firefox as you can see here: This happens with every distro I've tried (Arch and Ubuntu), and ...
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imagemagick: how to change image's background color with anti-aliasing

I want to keep the fox only. That is to change the image's white background color to transparent with imagemagick. The anti-aliasing is intractable , the image's edge is of sawtooth. I tried it out....
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What has happened to my anti-aliasing on text?

I've been working from home for a few days and when remoted into my machine the text has been perfectly readable. Last week I did the same and had no issues at all, yet this week text on some sites is ...
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Cursor not Anti-aliased

Don't be confused by the cursor that appears when typing texts into a text field. The cursor that is being talked about here is the mouse cursor (or the mouse pointer). I just got a new laptop (specs ...
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How to remove text aliasing in After Effects?

I'm not very experienced with After Effects and I was wondering if there's a built in option or a feasible workaround for text with no aliasing (think pixel art). I know this can be easily be done in ...
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second monitor looks awful (aliased, and the colors are wrong).

I have a computer I built. Two identical monitors are plugged into the motherboard on-board graphics. The two displays are Dell S2340M. The motherboard is GA-Z87X-UD3H and the processor is i7-4770k. ...
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How can I turn off font hinting in Firefox, while leaving anti-aliasing on?

This is, surprisingly, not one of the questions that has already been asked: How do I disable font anti-aliasing in Firefox, while keeping font hinting on? How do I disable font smoothing/hinting/...
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How does TXAA work?

From what I can gather, TXAA is an nvidia-developed, nvidia-specific anti-aliasing technique. Also it's temporal anti-aliasing which, as I understand, means it reduces aliasing in moving scenes (...
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Turn off font smoothing in SeaMonkey for Windows

I'm running SeaMonkey on Windows 8.1, and I have recently upgraded to version 2.40. Although I have full-pixel AA and ClearType disabled entirely (which can be seen either by running ...
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Blacklist fonts for a specific program

I am specifically interested in black-listing fonts for Google Chrome. I don't like antialiased fonts for smaller sizes. When I'm using Firefox, I can prevent pages from rendering using the fonts ...
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Odd Windows Font-Rendering Issue (With Video Demo)

See Video Demo at: vimeo.com/155636855 I've grappled with this issue for too long--now I would love some outside help. * This has nothing to do with VM technology--see added note at end of post * ...
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Phpstorm smooth fonts

I'm using Brackets 1.5 and Phpstorm 10.0 on Windows 10. In Phpstorm the fonts are not good and codes are hard to read. On the other hand, in brackets fonts are great. Apparently Brackets uses "...
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Atom editor: disable anti-aliasing

I have been using Sublime Text 2 for a while and are trying to switch to GitHub's Atom editor. Probably the only issue I still haven't resolved is font rendering. The text in the Atom editor is very ...
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How Supersampling Anti-Aliasing works?

From reading online I understand the basic idea of how Supersampling Anti-Aliasing works, it renders the scene at a higher resolution that the user's display, uses the extra pixels to calculate an ...

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