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by bflmpsvz
Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

Re: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.

the Reading Edge™ (RE) series is a collection of web fonts that ... RE series fonts suffer the same problem as Roboto font: Scout_RE.png I suppose their "hinting" does not care about the situaton, when anti-aliasing, greyscale or subpixel, are switched off. So again, my original question was why Ar...
by bflmpsvz
Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:58 am
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

Re: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.

Here's some better samples: What is better on these samples? Aparently, you don't understand what I am talking about. At first, I am talking about small sizes - namely 12 here. You have used something much bigger. At second, I am talking about aliased version, black and white fonts. Your samples us...
by bflmpsvz
Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

Re: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.

Dick Pape wrote:You might get a new copy of the font and see.
Well, Roboto version 1.0 looks little bit different, but still very ugly :(
See the size 12 (resized 4x) of both versions compared to Arial:
Roboto_vs_Arial_12.gif
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But I am not sure if kerning is what has influence to the bad look..
by bflmpsvz
Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:16 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

Re: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.

Hint: If you reply to the thread, rather than editing your first post, you will soon have enough posts so that your posts no longer require approval. Well, I was confused a little bit. No other forum based on phpBB makes such problems to my browsers (I can't add attachment in Firefox), also images ...
by bflmpsvz
Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: General Font Discussions
Topic: TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

TrueType/OpenType fonts, why looks like they looks.

Hi, I would like to know, why Roboto font looks ugly in Windows, while Arial looks good (speaking about black&white version, aliased). Roboto_vs_Arial.png http://forum.zive.cz/download/file.php?style=5&id=45017&mode=view I have read about "hinting" , instructions embedded in a font on how to modify ...