Deploy QT with subpixel hinting on Win7



  • Hi All,
    First of all BEST REGARDS,

    I use QT Version 4.7.1(open-source vs2008) and Visual Studio 2008(SP1) to Create QT applications. My System does not render fonts with Sub-Pixel rendering in 'Debug' and 'Release'(static) Builds. My fonts have 11 < pointSize < 18. I tested with QFont::setStyleStrategy (QFont::PreferAntialias) || QFont::setStyleStrategy (QFont::NoAntialias) with QPainter::setRenderHints(QPainter::TextAntialiasing) in many systems(2578!). ALL results are Equal

    Can anyone Help Me to resolve this Issue on "My PC(Windows settings)" or "QT Configuration(QT Build or Another package settings)" ?

    Thanks in Advance,



  • Can you please reformat you question (use the edit link below your username on the right side of the post). These randomly bold words make the text completely unreadable. Read "here":http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html for more hints on how to make your post in a way that it's interesting for others to read, thanks.



  • Afaik, on windows XP, subpixel hinting is only supported by a global computer setting. I don't know anything about more modern flavours of windows.

    In Qt, these flags are supported with freetype, which is not compiled on windows. I had a similar issue back 2 years ago with my beloved Qt 4.6.2 and I searched quite a lot, but I might be wrong or outdated here.



  • Thanks volker for hint and link,
    Thanks florent for your help,

    The commercial version of QT contains subpixel hinting on windows ?


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