Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450433
icon description becomes barely readable (anti aliased) with small zoom
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:46 EST
Description of problem:
A request for better behavior when using small fonts sizes and very small
zooming in nautilus.
I'm using nautilus with zoom 50% on icon view and 25% on list view.
I use the font "Sans" size "8" (gnome-appearance-properties), which gives
me a very clear,sharp and good looking desktop. (freetype with bytecode, lcd
subpixel rendering and full hinting)
But nautilus seems to make some extra zooming and aliasing to the font on the
icon view of a folder. With this the icon description becomes nearly unreadable.
This happend not to the list view. Please reefer to the attached screenshots,
and happens, even if i assign "antialias false" in my ~/.fonts.conf
The list view is fine for that setup, please see the other screenshot.
No big aliasing at all. Also the display of the icons in the left window (tree
view) seems slightly zoomed. It maybe should look like the list view in the
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. check "gnome-appearance-properties" to use "Sans" size "8"
2. check nautilus "symbol view" 50% and "list view" 25%
3. display some folders with nautilus
icons descr. (text) is always a little smaller than configured and becomes
unreadable in "icon view mode".
icons (tree view left window) are slightly zoomed and unclear.
sharp icons and clear description text on all nautilus windows.
Created attachment 308650 [details]
Nautilus Folder symbol view
Created attachment 308651 [details]
Nautilus list view
I have to correct me a little bit:
> and happens, even if i assign "antialias false" in my ~/.fonts.conf
This is NOT true, nautilus respect the antialias setting for the small font
after X restart.
But the font is the right windows (icon view) is still one size smaller than
configured with "gnome-appearance-properties".
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