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Bug ID: JDK-4871297 Win L&F: XP Look and Feel does not show ClearType anti-aliasing
JDK-4871297 : Win L&F: XP Look and Feel does not show ClearType anti-aliasing

Details
Type:
Bug
Submit Date:
2003-05-29
Status:
Resolved
Updated Date:
2005-05-31
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2005-05-31
Component:
client-libs
OS:
windows_xp
Sub-Component:
javax.swing
CPU:
x86
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
1.4.2
Fixed Versions:

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Description

Name: rmT116609			Date: 05/29/2003


FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
java version "1.4.1_01"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.1_01-b01)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.1_01-b01, mixed mode)

java version "1.4.2-beta"
Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.4.2-beta-b19)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.4.2-beta-b19, mixed mode)

FULL OS VERSION :
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
The ClearType option has been set on the operating system to smooth font edges.
This does not show correctly when running SwingSet2.jar from the demonstration files.

STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
Set ClearType in Display Properties -> Appearance -> Effects ... on Windows XP.

EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
EXPECTED -
Expected to see fonts displayed as ClearType using XP look and feel.
ACTUAL -
Fonts did not show as ClearType but as ordinary font.

REPRODUCIBILITY :
This bug can be reproduced always.

---------- BEGIN SOURCE ----------
SwingSet2.jar from demo/jfc/SwingSet2 directory in Java distribution.
---------- END SOURCE ----------
(Review ID: 186667) 
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Comments
EVALUATION

Waiting for 2D rfe 4726365.
###@###.### 2003-06-06

The Windows Look and Feel will now use the same anti-aliasing as
the current desktop settings: none, standard(gasp) or cleartype/lcd.
The settings are also dynamically tracked.

The same "follow the desktop settings" code has also been
implemented for the GTK Look and Feel.
###@###.### 2005-05-19 18:15:50 GMT
                                     
2005-05-19



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