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Monday, February 26, 2007

How to Enable Clear Type in Windows?

Microsoft states, “With Windows XP, ClearType delivers improved font display resolution over traditional anti-aliasing. It improves readability on color LCD monitors with a digital interface, such as those in laptops and high-quality flat desktop displays. Readability on CRT screens can also be somewhat improved.”
To enable Clear Type:
  1. Right click on a blank area of the Desktop and choose Properties
  2. Click on the Appearance Tab, click Effects and check the box: "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts"
  3. In the drop down box select "Clear Type"
Microsoft offers a site to enable Clear Type and then fine tunes the settings via a graphical interface that allows selection of a visual effect best suited to your individual system.