enable font aliasing in whatever layer you are using for rendering

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 2:57 PM, Eric Douglas <edoug...@blockhouse.com>wrote:

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> When I transform XSLFO with FOP I can send the output to PDF or AWT and
> text looks sharp.
> I'm trying to use the same fonts to generate graphics directly since I'm
> programmatically generating the input to my FOP process and I don't actually
> need the XSLFO process.
>
> I know exactly what text I want to print, what size I want it, and exactly
> where I want it on the page.
> I tried putting the text on an image and putting the image on a Swing panel
> and it always comes out fuzzy.  It's even fuzzier if I try to save that
> image to a file or send it to a printer.
>
> I tried using the FOP classes for loading the font, using the
> Java2DGraphicsState, FontInfo, and FontMetricsMapper objects to generate
> the text.  It's always rendered blurry.  What could I be missing?
>

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