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Antialias on/off changes size of font


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As the title states turning on and off antialiasing changes the visual size of the font. The size of the font does not change in the size drop down.

 

The 2 columns of text in the middle of the image below. Left column is Arial 9pt with antialias turned on and right column is Arial 9pt with antialias turned off.

 

 

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Latest version of Paint.NET

Windows is up to date

Video Card drivers are up to date

 

Thanks again

-Kevin

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Yes, antialiasing will affect how the font is measured because DirectWrite will need to snap and round various things to pixel boundaries. This is not a bug. The alternative is for the text rendering to look horrible.

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