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Re: Mintty 2.4.0 and Deja Vu Sans Mono 2.35: issue with bold
On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Mintty generates "faux-bold" by overstriking with a pixel offset of 1. Maybe
> it should scale the thickness with the font size (like it does now for
> manual underline and VT100 line drawing graphics), at increased risk of
> clipping, however.
> Suggestions welcome.
I assume you have already tried quite a few suggestions. Did you try
digitally inflating the bitmap image of the normal weight characters?
Did you try using the metrics from the normal weight while rendering
with the bold weight?
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