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Google Chrome - Smooth Fonts

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by John L., Aug 29, 2014.

  1. John L.

    John L. Well-Known Member

    So...I just noticed fonts are now smooth in Google Chrome. I think I'm going to go pass out now...
     
  2. OSS 117

    OSS 117 Well-Known Member

    Looks bloody awful.
     
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  3. John L.

    John L. Well-Known Member

    Really? Love it! As a designer, I had seeing jagged choppy fonts in Chrome while Firefox and other browsers looks good.
     
  4. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    It's improved since that patch in June or July what not, but some fonts still aren't quite as "pretty" in chrome :D
     
  5. Teapot

    Teapot Well-Known Member

    Wonderful news. I'll have to test it to see how well it works now...
     
  6. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    Did they fix font awesome problem?
     
  7. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    It's much better than before but not quite perfect from what I've seen
     
  8. NixFifty

    NixFifty Well-Known Member

    They look much worse for me and I'm not sure why.
     
  9. Jay

    Jay Active Member

    Still doesn't render as nicely as it does in firefox.
     
  10. John L.

    John L. Well-Known Member

    Still needs work, but better than what it was before IMO.
     
  11. Jay

    Jay Active Member

    Agreed :)
     
  12. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    One thing I have been basing my judgement on is Font Awesome. And I absolutely agreed with everyone here that really it doesn't look great and still a long way off what it needs to be.

    However, Font Awesome HAS seen a massive improvement but only if you upgrade to FA 4.2.0:

    FA 4.1.0 Chrome 37:
    upload_2014-9-3_14-47-5.png

    FA 4.2.0 Chrome 37:
    upload_2014-9-3_14-48-26.png

    Update your FA URLs to:
    HTML:
    <link href="//maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/font-awesome/4.2.0/css/font-awesome.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
     
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  13. Neal

    Neal Well-Known Member

    There was another update for Chrome today. Two in three days which is weird for Google :)
     
  14. Avant

    Avant New Member

    GC 37 ok now
     

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