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Flash and Pixel Fonts Avoid text antialiasing in Flash kingkelly
I love using Flash for just images.. It gives you so much controle over the drawing, and makes it damn simple. None of this CUT, SLICE crap goin on there... I never really got a good grip on drawing vector graphics with that little pen tool...
**** Suggestion for Flash MX (or perhaps MXX)
have an option i output to reduce the dang antialiasing... The text gets too dang fuzzy sometimes... Y'all know what i mean
You can actually use the fonts with the underscore in front [eg _sans] shipped with the product which kills the antialiasing.
There are also several bitmap fonts available which are not so crappy when the fonts get smaller than 10 px.
It's a common problem with a common solution :)
kingkelly, if you do a quick web search on "pixel fonts" you should find a whole bunch that will help out. It seems to be quite the hot niche market in the font trade, since flash came out. eeblet
here are some flash font urls....
hope this helps!
Sooo if the font has a _ in front of it, there wont be any antialiasing at all? Even for programs that arent Flash (PaintShop Pro also screws me over)?
I downloaded some from miniml.com. Its still a bit blurry in flash though, dont see much of a difference.
the quality setting of the exported swf also affects anti-aliasing knighty
When using pixel fonts make sure the x and y co-ords do not have any decimal places as this will cause them to appear blurred.