Differences in font configuration between Gnome and KDE

Sandro Mani manisandro at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 16:37:44 UTC 2014

On 22.01.2014 17:35, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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?
I tried all hinting levels, and couldn't spot any difference (on KDE).

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