A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Monday, September 27, 2010

ClearType Technology

Well, not related to SharePoint but ClearType is a technology that you must be aware of.
"ClearType is a software technology developed by Microsoft that improves the readability of text on existing LCDs (Liquid Crystal Displays), such as laptop screens, Pocket PC screens and flat panel monitors. With ClearType font technology, the words on your computer screen look almost as sharp and clear as those printed on a piece of paper ... "
Read more on http://www.microsoft.com/typography/WhatIsClearType.mspx
You can use online tuner on Microsoft site to turn on ClearType settings on your machine.
This is useful especially if you are using a laptop. There is no harm in trying.

If you think you have committed a mistake and you are not happy with the cleartype font, follow these steps to revert to your original settings:
  1. Go to Display settings in control panel.
  2. Select "Appearance" tab in Display Settings.
  3. Click on "Effects."  button.
  4. Select "Standard" in the "smooth edges" drop down. Complete drop down name is "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts:"
  5. Save your settings. 

-SSA