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From: Jon TURNEY <>
Subject: Re: Font rendering is different when using -multiwindow
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:03:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 11/06/2013 08:14, Matt D. wrote:
> When running applications with a full-screen or -rootless X session, fonts
> look fine. But when running the same application using the -multiwindow
> switch, fonts are rendered oddly and are difficult to read.
> Here are some examples:
> Correct (full screen or rootless):
> Incorrect (multiwindow):
> I prefer running as multiwindow because each application has its own unique
> window for focus. In rootless mode all of the X windows come to the front when
> one is selected.
> Does anyone know why fonts are rendering differently? Can this be fixed?

Thanks for reporting this issue.

This is pretty odd.  I have no idea what the cause is.

Are you sure this odd rendering appears on all applications, and isn't tied to
a particular toolkit (Qt, gtk, etc. )?

You might start by looking at the dimensions and dpi details for "screen #0"
reported by xdpyinfo, and see if there is a difference between these two modes.

Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-06-11  7:14 Matt D.
2013-06-11 18:03 ` Jon TURNEY [this message]
2013-06-11 20:08   ` Matt D.
2013-06-11 23:18     ` Matt D.
2013-06-27 14:18       ` Jon TURNEY

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