Fix font weight issues (due to font anti-aliasing on OS X)

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

defect
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
5 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: mbx, Assigned: tschneider)

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Dependency tree / graph

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(Not tracked)

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Description

5 years ago
In nearly all SWFs, the text is too bold.
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Comment 1

5 years ago
This only affects Shumway running in browsers on Mac OSX where Web fonts seem to be rendered bolder in general (due to Mac OSX's advanced text anti aliasing). Even though there is a way to change the anti aliasing behavior via CSS, there is no option available for text drawn via Canvas.
(In reply to Tobias Schneider [:tobytailor] from comment #1)
> Even though there is a way to change the anti aliasing behavior
> via CSS, there is no option available for text drawn via Canvas.

Sounds like something we might want to propose as a context2D feature. I'm pretty optimistic that implementing this would be easy enough.
This is an annoying fidelity issue, but not a Shumway blocker.
Blocks: 927828, shumway-1.0
No longer blocks: shumway-m3
Summary: Fix font weight issues. → Fix font weight issues (due to font anti-aliasing on OS X)
(In reply to Tobias Schneider [:tobytailor] from comment #1)
> This only affects Shumway running in browsers on Mac OSX where Web fonts
> seem to be rendered bolder in general (due to Mac OSX's advanced text anti
> aliasing). Even though there is a way to change the anti aliasing behavior
> via CSS, there is no option available for text drawn via Canvas.

CSS properties applied to the canvas should affect text rendered in canvas.
Blocks: shumway-m5
No longer blocks: shumway-1.0
Blocks: shumway-1.0
No longer blocks: shumway-m5
Product: Firefox → Firefox Graveyard
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 3 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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