Font Smoothing - LapTop - Windows XP Prof Special Pack 2

Posted on 2004-11-04
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I've been going crazy lately trying to get the fonts in my web images to look sharp and not fuzzy  (I'm a web designer).

Never used to have as much trouble.

So I thought I'd check the display settings in my control panel - and font some problems.

using  "control panel - display - appearance - effects - font smoothing"

I click on effects - but get no reaction.   The button insn't greyed-out.  It just doesn't respond.

Did something change with Special Pack 2??  I'm on a Toshiba Lap top.

thanks, April
Question by:aprillougheed
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    Accepted Solution

    Try this to see if it helps:

    ClearType Tuner (New)
    This PowerToy lets you use ClearType technology to make it easier to read text on your screen, and installs in the Control Panel for easy access.

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    Expert Comment

    Your fonts may appear fuzzy if your 'Screen Resolution' is set too low, please check in Contol Panel -> Display -> Settings...


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    That worked!
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    I was glad to help.

    PS.  Thanx to you and the points that you gave me, I finally earned my first "Expert Certificate"!!!

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