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Wait a minute... FONT FACE...

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The font face used for phpBB3 is not a pixel-based font, and gets rather "edgy" or rather "rough" when the size tag "smalls" the font down. (Check my signature) We should have a font-face BBCode tag that could correct this.

this topic (phpBB.com) has what it SHOULD look like, notice the difference in smoothness.
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Looks fine to me...
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Of course, I'm using a Mac. So I'm not going to see what you PCee
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Highway of Life wrote: Looks fine to me...
screenshot1.jpeg
Of course, I'm using a Mac. So I'm not going to see what you PCee


That'll also happen if you're using IE7, but not if you're using FiFox / Opera on a PC.
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Your signature in IE7 (top), Opera (right), and Firefox (bottom):
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Does look correct for me in all cases. Perhaps you don't have system-wide font smoothing enabled?

It is really not a good practice to use pixel / static width fonts in web design. If you think the font is too small, you have the choice to just enlarge it inside your browser (ctrl and + or ctrl + scrollwheel).
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Highway of Life wrote: Looks fine to me...
screenshot1.jpeg
Of course, I'm using a Mac. So I'm not going to see what you PCee

that's how it looks for me too. looks perfectly acceptable.

For reference, in sys prefs my font smoothing is on medium, and it's disabled for font sizes 8 and smaller. so, take that for what you will.

:lol: and I just had to point out the irony here of someone with such a pixilated FF avatar would complain about the text haha
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dhn wrote: Your signature in IE7 (top), Opera (right), and Firefox (bottom):
sig.png
Does look correct for me in all cases. Perhaps you don't have system-wide font smoothing enabled?

It is really not a good practice to use pixel / static width fonts in web design. If you think the font is too small, you have the choice to just enlarge it inside your browser (ctrl and + or ctrl + scrollwheel).


I don't have system-wide smoothing in the first place methinks. If you can direct me to the option in a default install of WinXP, that'd be great.
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iyeru42 wrote: I don't have system-wide smoothing in the first place methinks. If you can direct me to the option in a default install of WinXP, that'd be great.

Might be this: desktop > properties > look/appearance (don't know in English) > effects > cleartype
I have cleartype turned off and see your signature quite bad; if I turn it on it's better (but then everything else is worse :P ).
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Re: Wait a minute... FONT FACE...

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Looks fine for me with Cleartype on in WinXP.
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