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FontSmoothing

FontSmoothing specifies whether font smoothing is enabled, and which type.

This setting has no effect on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008.

Values

 

Standard

Specifies that the computer chooses the setting, based on a performance test.

On

Specifies that font smoothing is turned on.

Off

Specifies that font smoothing is turned off.

ClearType

Specifies that Clear Type is used for font smoothing.

This string type supports empty elements.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows ClearType enabled for font smoothing.

<VisualEffects>
   <FontSmoothing>ClearType</FontSmoothing>
</VisualEffects>

See Also

Concepts

VisualEffects

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