Archive for the 'Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame' Category

Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Why is the music file preview image so ugly?

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008 • 9:42 am

Those rough edges have no place in Mac OS X.

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Pages 3.0: The problem with the lack of sub-pixel anti-aliasing is that we have to live (and work) with it today

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007 • 4:31 pm

Apple is probably never going to fix this.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Adobe Illustrator CS2

Monday, February 13th, 2006 • 11:38 am

Why be consistent across all your applications when you don’t have any competition?

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Font smoothing in Pages: It’s about text transparency

Thursday, February 9th, 2006 • 10:18 am

Other writers discuss the lack of support for various font smoothing styles in Pages.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Word 2004

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 • 10:43 am

Better than Excel 2004, but there are still some problems.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Mac OS X’s menu bar

Thursday, October 27th, 2005 • 3:21 pm

Menu extras can’t use colour pixels for anti-aliasing.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: More about BBEdit and Mac OS X

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 • 4:19 pm

A retraction of sorts.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: FileMaker Pro

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005 • 2:16 pm

Fully-owned Apple Subsidiary + Proprietary Interface Controls = Ugly White Smears.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Pages 1.0.x

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 • 10:53 am

Cocoa applications are not immune. They just have different problems.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: BBEdit 8

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005 • 2:49 pm

Yup. Even Bare Bones Software.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: MacLinkPlus Deluxe 15

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005 • 2:41 pm

The top performer in terms of smoothed text illegibility.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: iView Media Pro 2.6.x

Sunday, October 16th, 2005 • 4:47 pm

Welcome back to the wonderful world of Geneva 9 pt.

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Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Mac OS X’s Help Viewer

Sunday, October 16th, 2005 • 4:14 pm

Next in the line of convicts awaiting execution: Apple.

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The Anti-Aliasing Hall of Shame: Excel 2004

Wednesday, October 12th, 2005 • 6:31 pm

A new blog category, and a nice screen shot courtesy of Microsoft to launch it.

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