[futurebasic] Re: Re: [FB] Chicago Font in Dialogs

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From: BMichael@...
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 1999 22:20:01 EDT
>My particular reason for using PICTs, in addition to the
>fact that they use less memory, was that the Larger Font sizes are "just
>better looking". Use bitmaps and you loose all of the "smoothness" of

But if the PICT is always displayed at the same size (as in a dialog box) 
you'll get the smoothing on systems with TrueType Chicago, and what 
you're seeing on the ones without; or, if you use the "base" font for 
both, you _might_ be able to get what you're looking for - but smooth on 
newer systems, blocky on older ones.

A bitmap _made_ on a Mac with TrueType will be exactly the same on any 
system - smoothing and all!