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On 2015/09/27 23:13, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote:
Blurred screen fonts?
Somewhere there should be a section in the Control Panel for choosing
the best looking "display style" for fonts on you version of Windows. If
memory is correct, you usually get 4 choices for your best viewing.

To be honest, I have had no "blurred fonts" with all my different
systems, over the years, using Vista through Windows 10. Of course, if I
could not install Win7 on a Win XP system, it got a distro of Linux,
usually a Ubuntu based one, installed to help keep its OS "more modern".
I tend to use Linux Mint and Ubuntu - both with MATE for its desktop

Just for a check-see, why don't you download and run the live CD/DVD of
Ubuntu or Linux Mint. See of the live testing, which will not install
the OS on your system unless you ask it to within the test cycle. Since
you seem to indicate you have tried this method, and you still not
getting results.

IF your display[s] are still blurred after testing live CD/DVD version
of Linux on your hardware, then you may need to look into either
hardware issues, monitor issues, or even have your eyes checked. I had
to get trifocals, instead of keeping bifocals, the last time I got
glasses so it would be much easier to read/see my monitors.

SO, if you are getting quote " of displaying clear, distinct images
(graphics, characters .. everything) ", you really need to think more
about either you systems' hardware or your eyes. My eyes were the
problem a few years ago, and went away with my new glasses.

On a different note . . .

To be honest, the Live CD/DVD testing of the package is what help me
decide which distro to use on my first "proper" laptop. Only Ubuntu 9.3
would would with my laptop's sound "chip" during the live disc testing.
The rest did not allow the sound to work at all. Since then, I have had
at least one Linux system running nearly 24/7 and since version
9.10/10.3, it has been my default OS. Actually I have in my place a
Linux system, of various distros, since 2004 or 2005. I just did not use
it often.

On 09/27/2015 09:00 AM, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
On a Windows XP machine:
Lotus123 line graph -> individual data points represented as squares
(the computers choice, not mine);
* these little squares in Lotus 123 have clear, distinct vertical and
horizontal borders.
A similar graph, with similar squares in Calc has "shadows" around 2 of
the four sides = disappearance/display is blurred.
Since the display is made of little squares anyway, what exactly is the
advantage of having the display blurred???

Well, I try to make it quick
1) My eyes - after decades of staring at stupid computer screens - are bad, but NOT! the issue here. I could provide pictures (not screenshots) of the blurred display. That is not something I imagine. In the example I described first: why does a square have to have a shadow around its edge??? 2) My hardware is fine (I use expensive monitors); Lotus123 producing clear images proves that. 3) I do use/have 3 different Windows versions AND 4 different Linux (ubuntu based) flavors installed.
        The latter are only marginally better.
4) Windows settings: I spent dozens of hours searching the net for solutions and tried just about EVERYTHING that can be found.
        Even editing the registry to change the system font!
The technical support staff of the computer maker and other computer specialists I have asked have NO ANSWERS.

20 years ago EVERY computer on the planet produced clear images, although a little ragged around the edges. If that was possible decades ago, I fail to see why should be impossible today.

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