Turn off anti-aliasing in FF17 while keeping hardware accelrection ON?
I want to turn off anti-aliasing in FF17 while keeping hardware accelrection ON. How do I do that?
I really hate that FF forces anti-aliasing on me, like they did a few versions back.
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hello, you could try the following addon to tweak the settings: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/anti-aliasing-tuner/
Thanks so much for your response - but I am not getting any results with that addon :(
it may take a restart of the browser for the settings to take effect..
Have tried restarting, does nothing. Does it work for you?
no, i haven't tried it for myself since i'm not affected by this change in text rendering - i've just concluded from the other comments at the extension page that it would work...
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Thanks for your response. Here are the examples of a text viewed using FF on lipsum.com using FF16 (non-aliased) and FF17 (aliased).
I am not sure if you will be able to see the difference here due to resizing/compression, but here goes:
- [/questions/942265] Font is messed up on Firefox 17.0
Thanks cor-el, that seems to do the trick! Extremely disappointed that Firefox forces anti-aliasing on to users. Boo!
no intention of forcing anything on anyone - it's a bug that is going to be corrected.