Font Rendering Issues

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Stef

25 Aug, 2012 02:48 PM

Been experiencing a font rendering issue in Safari 6. Fonts look strangely thinned out… an example attached (Top: Safari – Bottom: Firefox). Happens with RS v9 only and only as soon as i initialize RS on the site.

Tried some of the new font-smoothing CSS settings to fix it… html { -webkit-font-smoothing: subpixel-antialiased; }

Any ideas would be much appreciated!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Dmitry Semenov on 25 Aug, 2012 06:42 PM

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  2. 2 Posted by Stef on 25 Aug, 2012 06:51 PM

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    Thanks, disabling hardware acceleration (allowCSS3: false) seems to solve the rendering issues, but it slows down the animation considerably : (

    It really seems to happen as soon as text is placed over/above the slider, no matter if the actual div is inside a slide or not…

    Hm…

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Dmitry Semenov on 25 Aug, 2012 06:54 PM

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    This is how rendering works... Try to find the place where it'll look fine.

    Dmitry

  4. 4 Posted by Stef on 25 Aug, 2012 06:56 PM

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    Thanks for pointing out the "issue" with font-smoothing – I stumbled across this link while trying to find a solution: http://maxvoltar.com/archive/-webkit-font-smoothing/

  5. 5 Posted by Stef on 25 Aug, 2012 06:58 PM

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    No chance not to place the text above the slides as i am going to incorporate a full-width/full-height design…

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Dmitry Semenov on 25 Aug, 2012 07:02 PM

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    You may also create image-based controls.

    Dmitry

  7. Dmitry Semenov closed this discussion on 29 Aug, 2012 11:51 AM.

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