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Text displayed in some core fonts appears blurred in Internet Explorer 9 on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2

The Wiert Corner – Right now there are so many ways to display text, that – depending on your physical display (CRT, LCD, etc) – all behave differently. Even Microsoft has released a patch (see the below quote from KB 2545698 that got released last month). This issue occurs because of a design change to how Internet Explorer 9 renders text. By default, Internet Explorer 9 uses sub-pixel positioned ClearType to render text by using DirectWrite, whereas Internet Explorer 8 uses whole-pixel positioned ClearType to render text by using the Microsoft Windows graphics device interface (GDI). I’m ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2011-08-02 07:00


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