To use ClearType for screen fonts


Open Display in Control Panel.


On the Appearance tab, click Effects.


In the Effects dialog box, select the Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts check box.


Click ClearType in the list.


To open Display, click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display

ClearType is ideal for portable computer and other flat screen monitors. ClearType may appear slightly blurry on desktop computer monitors.

Whether you select Standard or ClearType from the list, you must have a video card and monitor that support a color setting of at least 256 colors. Best results are achieved with High color (24-bit) or Highest color (32-bit) support. Click the Settings tab to set Color quality.

Related Topics

Configuring Windows for people who are blind or have impaired vision

Change Windows visual effects

Increase or decrease the size of objects and text on your screen

Change your Window fonts

Change the number of colors displayed on a monitor

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