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IE9 Text Is Blurry Compared To Firefox. But Why?


Junaid Permalink to comment# November 9, 2008 i have applied this css in my test web page , firefox is playing fine but I.E is not playing well…can any one help My website that using Open Sans look blurry. system 2014-10-08 05:08:25 UTC #8 Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Themes Podcast Articles Premium HomeToolsFavBackupAskTrackerArchivesAboutContactAdvertiseYou are here: Home » Tips: So, one innocent windows soul, educated and using FF, may be looking at mac type rendering, but it would look darker and blurier. http://resolutemediagroup.com/internet-explorer/large-text-ie.html

It's just IE. Experts may help us understand. is it bug from Firefox? I tried the above fixes without success: * zoom = zero * gfx.direct2d.disabled = true * hardware acceleration = disabled I read that Open Sans displayed correctly in Firefox 17.0 so http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/ie9-text-is-blurry-compared-to-firefox-but-why-590693.html

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Francky 2013-10-03 01:14:44 UTC #4 Yes, that must be it. The fonts are Source Sans Pro and Cooper Hewitt. There are other similar questions here but they remain unanswered. This is one thing that IE5 got right I realized within a couple of hours after posting that the uncertainty that I'd expressed was justified :eek: ...

Present configuration is: * gfx.direct2d.disabled = false * hardware acceleration = enabled After lauching (and then closing) FF 17.0 portable the issue in FF 29.0 had gone. I took the snapshot and closed FF 17.0. You should convert them in sRGB or wait 10 years to correct display of all browsers. Font-weight Different In Firefox And Chrome Use coupon code CSSTRICKS to save 20% for the firstyear.

A planet rotating twice per second; what mass is needed to hold it together, and how oblong would it be? It's obvious many people have been waiting a long time for it.  Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Browse other questions tagged html css css3 internet-explorer or ask your own question. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31638488/blurry-text-in-internet-explorer I know I haven't tried all possible CSS property combinations so this could still be the answer.

I took the snapshot and closed FF 17.0. Css Transform Blurry Text When viewing webpages, the rendering of typefaces is bad (blurry) compared to (for example) Internet Explorer. Very smart mate! Why not all browsers just stick with one font rendering standard?

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Follow @Real_CSS_Tricks Contact About Archives Advertise Jobs Guest Posting License Shop Subscribe RSS icon-closeicon-emailicon-linkicon-menuicon-searchicon-tag Skip to main content Switch language Skip to search X Tap here to go to the mobile https://css-tricks.com/font-rendering-differences-firefox-vs-ie-vs-safari/ In your case it could be: .popup { ... -webkit-transform: translate3d(-50%, -50%, 0); transform: translate3d(-50%, -50%, 0); ... } In IE11 on Windows 8.1 the font looks better: html, body { Internet Explorer 11 Blurry Text RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: Fix: Blurry Fonts or Poor Display Scaling in Office Programs Block untrusted fonts to keep your Network Internet Explorer Blurry Text Old sci-fi short story where protagonist (a doctor) realizes infant is a serial murderer?

I'm missing parts of a web page, or get ghastly streaky images How to save a web page Accessibility features in Firefox - Make Firefox and web content work for all This was the problem. You know, it could be a school example. Special thanks to Erik for re-creating the images from this post after I had lost them! Font Rendering Different Browsers

Try to disable Direct2D by setting the gfx.direct2d.disabled pref to true on the about:config page and leave hardware acceleration otherwise enabled. Sorry, but this is far too technical for me. I would like to find a solution without asking users to use plugins like Microsoft Silverlight, as not all users will want to install a plugin just to view 1 website. http://resolutemediagroup.com/internet-explorer/ie-and-firefox-are-painfully-slow.html Only ocurs on 49.0 and higher.

EDIT: Ok, I went through Cleartype and examined the texts... Ie11 Font Smoothing Changing the setting from Standard to ClearType fixed it!! What does the line "So long and thanks for all the fish!" mean?

Whereas Firefox (38.0.1), as explained by @user4749485, seems to have selected the best of both worlds to achieve the best legibility.

Reply Anonymous says: November 3, 2011 at 2:43 pm Good for you! The blur is hard to see with only IE open: having Chrome or FireFox open besides it should make it stand out more (I'd be very disappointed if this turned out Even the newer text rendering in Vista and IE 7/8 only manage to make the characters look blurry. Ie11 Blur I trial Arial and Trebuchet MS, but I know there are hundreds of options out there and maybe someone has found a simple workhorse font… Thanks.

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Apologies that the initial posting form doesn't let you show your screenshots, but if you reply the thread, there is a file uploader below the compose box for that purpose. magically Open Sans displayed correctly in FF 29.0 too! (I restarted FF 29.0 and it's still working). Since the problem was solved by using the ClearType-setting, I won't be needing to upload the files. This is a discussion on IE9 text is blurry compared to Firefox.

Hello tnsquirejay, The problem you have seems to be exactly as the one I was experiencing (highlighting etc). Besides this doesn't explain why Lucida is blurry as well, but thanks for the input @Engin: uncovered a new possibility :) –jaunt Jul 31 '15 at 17:34 @jaunt Have Privacy guaranteed. Absolutely don't know why.

Much appreciated!