Differences in font configuration between Gnome and KDE

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Jan 22 16:35:24 UTC 2014

On Wed, 2014-01-22 at 11:28 +0100, Sandro Mani wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to build Qt-Creator against Qt5 for F21+, however I dislike the 
> way Qt5 apps render fonts under KDE and am therefore hesitant to push 
> the update, see [1] for a screenshot comparing the font rendering Qt4 
> (left) vs Qt5 (right) on KDE.

That looks a lot like 'medium' hinting (left) vs 'slight' (right). KDE
has a knob for everything, it must have a knob for font hinting
somewhere...try twiddling that to see if you can get it to match?
Adam Williamson
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