After disabling font smoothing, bold versions of fonts render very strange.

Example below (notice "keyboard_shortcuts"). Regular version of font is OK and behavior is problematic for many fonts (Lucida is just an example). Also, problem isn't specific for "Open File" dialog.


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    It's to bee expected. Smoothing is enabled exactly for this reason.
    – tikend
    Jul 1, 2013 at 13:11
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    And sincerly, what do you expect, to be more nicely? ..."Open file" text is not bold. Jul 1, 2013 at 13:12
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    @FXDX Pardon me, what was your question again? Jul 1, 2013 at 14:06

1 Answer 1


Re-enable font smoothing to get nicer fonts.

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