Then select the zoom option you want. Text, especially certain colors or text against certain backgrounds, looked horrible. I have tried messing with cleartype settings, desktop scaling, etc. We hope you like this simple tip, you can also read more we had shared before on this blog. At a certain size, from 50+px on, the fonts look much better again.
Parameters object optional details This parameter is currently unused. Such a function would be really cool! Would you like to answer one of these instead? This is cool when you self-host your fonts, but does not solve the problem when getting fonts via import etc. See the description in getFont. It's something similar I'm sure, something messes up the font. An image says more than thousand words: This was indeed how a lot of webfonts Google Webfonts and also highly professional fonts from Typekit etc.
In 2013 Opera browser has switched its rendering engine to blink, thanks to the commenter for the notice , so this problem exists in Opera too. This happens with all fonts on all pages. I think this is related to this build of Chrome as it is constantly being updated, and not likely to be the system, as you proposed, since Chrome stable works without this error. Disabling hardware acceleration may have a performance impact on certain tasks that benefit from it. Parameters object details optional script The script for which the font should be retrieved. Top: Firefox 23, Bottom: Chrome 29 Soft differences, but they clearly fixed something compared to the first image in this article.
On your computer, you can change the size of text, images, and videos for one webpage or for all webpages. If no language is specified, Chrome uses the setting for the default, or global, script. I had that problem constantly on Vista. When I installed Google Chrome Canary the other day on a new Windows machine, I noticed right away that the font looked off in the browser's interface and on websites that I opened in the browser. Suggestions included disabling ClearType, , , or running Chrome with different startup parameters. Note that though most of the websites you visit will appear in your set font size, page zoom and font settings, Google Chrome might not be able to adjust all websites.
Update, August 2014: , which finally fixes this issue nativly. To change the font size on a mobile device, update your display options in your device's settings app. These Chrome changes then lead to an almighty font-size tangle. I sent an email to chrome as is was only happening in canary and not in chrome. When a webpage specifies a generic font family, Chrome selects the font based on the corresponding setting. Left: Firefox 23, Right: Chrome 29 Looks the same.
Ignore the word spacings, its caused by responsive layout and justified text. The empty string signifies fallback to the global script font setting. I reinstalled chrome to get the default settings. Parameters object optional details This parameter is currently unused. One of the most annoying things with Google Chrome can be the inability to restore the default font configuration. I will probably try to get used to it and see if it autofixes someday.
Gets the minimum font size. Chrome Canary is the cutting edge version of Google Chrome, and one possible explanation for the issue in Canary and not Chrome Stable was that Google tweaked something in Canary that was not yet applied to Stable as well. Browse other questions tagged or. Remember to restart Chrome to see if the changes worked. Enable rendering list override The procedure for this solution is just like the one in the main post, except you're going after a different setting. Zoom in or out on your current page Use the zoom options to make everything on a webpage larger or smaller.
The most common way to do so is giving the text a -webkit-text-stroke rule. }; Gets the default font size. . However, the rendering of Google Webfonts sometimes still looks better in Firefox, especially with larger font-sizes. Window 7 and Chrome on the same computer work exactly correctly.
Or simply use the ready-to-go font-sets on Fontsquirrel, for most open-source fonts they are available, check. }; Gets the font for a given script and generic font family. The empty string means to fallback to the global script font setting. Big thanks to Jaime F. Technically, Chrome settings are not strictly per-script but also depend on language. Parameters object optional details This parameter is currently unused.
Google Chrome is the most used browser on those systems. For example, the font used for sans-serif Simplified Chinese may be different than the font used for serif Japanese. For something permanent the above solution is good. For some users, this will take care of things. I did discover the solution to fix the font rendering issue in Chrome, however. I had the same google search results open in different tabs and I could switch back and forth between the tab that was correctly rendered and the incorrectly rendered one.