[reportlab-users] Font Anti-Aliasing

Andy Robinson andy at reportlab.com
Mon Oct 8 18:15:07 EDT 2007

On 08/10/2007, Nizam Sayeed <ibnameen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,


> Is there a way to turn off anti-aliasing for fonts in ReportLab when

> generating charts? Thanks.

I don't think so. It's a fundamental feature of the rendering engine
- it's drawing each character as a curve in an abstract space, not
trying to align characters with the "pixel grid". As far as our
software is concerned there is no pixel grid, you just happened to ask
it for a bitmap.

Best Regards,

Andy Robinson
CEO/Chief Architect
ReportLab Europe Ltd.
165 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1NE, UK
Tel +44-20-8544-8049

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