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AppGameKit Studio Chat / Font rendering in the IDE (ubuntu 18.04)

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shawnh
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Posted: 9th Jan 2020 10:54
This is only a small annoyance but it bothers me every time I load up the IDE - the font rendering seems pretty bad. I don't know if it's just a linux thing and they render well in windows (i don't think they do judging from the agk youtube videos) but I have tried loads of fonts at all sizes and none of them render well. I use ubuntu 18.04 and if I have gnome-terminal set to the same font as the IDE it looks beautiful in the terminal but awful in agk:studio. I sometimes have chrome and agk:studio open at the same time and the difference in font rendering is really noticeable. I checked it vs the godot IDE and that seems to render the fonts perfectly.

I don't know why but it is something that really gets on my nerves. I have just started to dive into agk again to make some android games and this is my only complaint about it. I love the new IDE apart from this issue!

Check the screenshot, this is using the Terminus font. No matter the size I choose it always renders poorly.

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