have you got the text at an angle?
More than likely it's a screen display issue. As you allude, there are only so many pixels on the screen, and you can't use half a pixel and not the other half, so things can look somewhat imperfect from that perspective. Acrobat's default behavior of enhancing thin lines could also be a factor. Does it look better at some magnifcation levels than it does at others?
Does it look better at some magnifcation levels than it does at others?
Yes. But. The hot spots are less noticeable but they are not much different.
Better yet when printed so I may be dealing partly with screen display
aspects and perhaps partly, and in addition, with the version of this font.
I'm enclosing four screenshots, labeled. Not sure there is meaningful
difference. I'm attaching them via this Outlook email. If you need me to
send them via the Web site, please let me know.
The problem is mostly il and it combinations. If I want it to look good,
then, once I am certain this is the face and the size, I can go through,
maybe take a quiet half-hour, maybe with some loud Shostakovich playing, and
adjust the spaces one at a time. I used to love this sort of work with a
single-edge blade and one-coat rubber cement. Be fun.
Again, ultimate goal, an embedded doc or attachment into an email series.
Text at an angle? No but that's a very astute question. Straightforward
typesetting. So far it's just typesetting. I need it to become typography.
Please note my reply to Peter with screenshots. Thanks Grant.
hi larry: no images!
under preferences > Display performance > check enable Anti-aliasing.
Please delete the autoquote when you respond by email. Thanks.
I think you are looking at a screen dispaly issue, and I doubt there is anything you can do to guarantee that it will be correct on the other end. You cannot control other users' screens or settings.
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It was enabled. Good idea. So far I improved things by switching out of ITC
Bookman Light which, for whatever reason, has hotspots onscreen, especially
those it and il combinations, to ITC Century Light which does not.
larry, one more time...
Please diable or delete your email autoquote in your responses. Everything is posted to the web.
I will of course delete the autoquote next time. Oops.
And yes I agree it's a screen display issue. What I see on my screen in InDesign, and then convert to a PDF, may have some imperfect spacing. But at least I know, since it's a PDF (or perhaps JPEG) that it will look exactly that way.
Anyway switched to ITC Century Book which looks better onscreen. Thank you.