On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 11:00 -0500, vr wrote:
> I'm working with scratchy looking fonts trying to give them something to
> stand out.
> I create a transparent canvas about 348x67 then pick a font, select white
> for the color, and set the font at around 34. Then using the scale tool I
> stretch the text to fill more of the canvas space. Then I right click the
> text layer and "alpha to selection". Then I select -> grow selection by 3.
> Then I use the bucket tool to fill the 3 pixel region with black.
It's better to adjust the font size of the text layer using the text
tool than to scale it. Adjusting the font size will cause text to be
re-rendered at the given size.
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