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Fuzzy, pixelated, too thin or too bold fonts
I have this weird problem with Firefox. Some fonts seems to be too thin/bold, and a little fuzzy and pixelated. This is especially for fonts of some links. For example, results on trovaprezzi.it. In this case it looks a little too bold as you can see here http://img.techpowerup.org/140723/gross.jpg
I have similar problem also with the scroll bar when you right-click on a Firefox window. This is the Firefox scroll bar http://i59.tinypic.com/rm74pj.jpg
This is the Windows 7 scroll bar http://i62.tinypic.com/294nxu9.jpg
If you look very close, can see that the Firefox one seems to be more "thin"
I tried with the gfx.direct2d.disabled on true, but then the font of Bookmarks toolbar and other bars, looks weird and very fuzzy if you don't use defaul skin.
Modified by RichterB
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The first one is this site? http://www.trovaprezzi.it/prezzo_schede-grafiche_gtx_780_ti.aspx
That looks smoother to me, also on Windows 7 64-bit. (Screen shot attached)
Do you have ClearType fully enabled at the Windows system level? This article might be helpful: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/make-text-easier-read-cleartype#1TC=windows-7
I don't have ClearType, because I don't like how font looks outside Firefox. You are right, with ClearType the font on web pages looks better, but I had good font with IE and Chrome also without ClearType. Is there a way to activate only on Firefox?
Unfortunately, I am not aware of any way to apply ClearType inside Firefox separately from the system level.