On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 09:08:33AM -0700, Jeff Trefftzs wrote:
> First, remember that the Gimp does images, not text. So your
> fonts are being rendered as images, not as vector text. You
> didn't say what form of Gimp output you are using: are you
> saving the images as GIFs or jpegs? If GIFs, then you lose some
> quality when you convert to indexed - you may lose some of the
> Gimp's anti-aliasing along the edges. This is inherent in
> converting to indexed formats in general.
> Perhaps if you could be more specific about the problems your
> wife is encountering, we could be more helpful.
The majority of it is true-type support. We've been playing with xfstt to
get true types set up, as well as upgrading to XFree 4.0.2 with the built-in
freetype module. The fonts still aren't anti-aliased, but they're decent.
Out of curiousity, do you all do fonts in the Gimp, or do you use a vector
graphics package first and then import it?
Michael P. Soulier <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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