February 28, 2006 9:51 PM Subscribe
How Sub-Pixel Rendering Works:
a method of anti-aliasing
, sub-pixel rendering
as Microsoft calls it) exploits the fact that pixels on LCD screens are actually made up of three sub-pixels: red, blue, and green. By constructing fonts using the sub-pixels, the results are arguably smoother lines and easier-to-read type. Sadly (or happily) CRTs benefit little, if at all, from the technology.
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