Closed Bug 1396734 Opened 3 years ago Closed 3 years ago
[Onboarding] Font is hardly readable on onboarding banners on high resolution screens at least on W10
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Bug 1396734 - Set onboarding-notification-body font weight to normal to avoid font bluring on windows;
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The new onboarding banner can use a hardly readable font and font-size on high-resolution screens (see the joined screenshot, only a full HD screen with a maximized window). This was reproduced using a clean profile on a Windows 10 computer.
Whiteboard: [mozfr-community] → [photon-onboarding][triage][mozfr-community]
What's the physical size of your Full HD screen? Web has no access to the physical size of your pixels, and expect your device to show 1 css pixel with 1/96 - 1/125 inch width/height. You should scale up your screen with proper display scaling settings. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3025083/windows-scaling-issues-for-high-dpi-devices Recommending WONTFIX, leaving ni for our designer to confirm.
(In reply to Tim Guan-tin Chien [:timdream] (please needinfo) from comment #1) > What's the physical size of your Full HD screen? Web has no access to the > physical size of your pixels, and expect your device to show 1 css pixel > with 1/96 - 1/125 inch width/height. > > You should scale up your screen with proper display scaling settings. > > https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3025083/windows-scaling-issues-for- > high-dpi-devices > > Recommending WONTFIX, leaving ni for our designer to confirm. It's a Full HD screen on a standard 15" laptop with a 100% scale. Nothing out of the standards. Other texts are fine, only the banner one is difficult to read because letters lines are too thin and/or not antialiased.
It looks like we changed the spec from normal weight text to light. Let's change the body copy back to normal. That should fix it.
By the way, creating a new profile, I noticed this is not easier to read on another computer running Windows 7 with a 1280x1024 screen.
Assignee: nobody → gasolin
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Priority: -- → P3
Whiteboard: [photon-onboarding][triage][mozfr-community] → [photon-onboarding][mozfr-community]
Comment on attachment 8905742 [details] Bug 1396734 - Set onboarding-notification-body font weight to normal to avoid font bluring on windows; https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/177542/#review182732
Attachment #8905742 - Flags: review?(rexboy) → review+
Pushed by firstname.lastname@example.org: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/529bfc306853 Set onboarding-notification-body font weight to normal to avoid font bluring on windows;r=rexboy
Interesting that you had a display weight (200) for *body text*. This is never a good idea. For the future, here’s a nice read: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/10/23/internet-is-becoming-unreadable-because-of-a-trend-towards-light/
I can confirm this issue is no longer available. I verified using Fx 57.0b7, on Windows 10 x64.
I have verified that this issue is no longer reproducible on Win 10 x64 with Firefox 58.
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