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authorMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-03 23:59:58 +0000
committerMurray Stokely <murray@FreeBSD.org>2001-09-03 23:59:58 +0000
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Add some information about subpixel sampling on LCD displays under
XFree86 4.X. PR: docs/30284 Submitted by: Rahul Siddharthan <rsidd@physics.iisc.ernet.in>
Notes
Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=10567
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diff --git a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml
index bd24e83a42..7c55d40f84 100644
--- a/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml
+++ b/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
<!--
The FreeBSD Documentation Project
- $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml,v 1.54 2001/09/03 07:12:23 murray Exp $
+ $FreeBSD: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x11/chapter.sgml,v 1.55 2001/09/03 23:54:59 murray Exp $
-->
<chapter id="x11">
@@ -733,6 +733,20 @@ match any family == "LuciduxMono" edit family =+ "Lucidux Mono";</programl
files. To do this, add a last line:</para>
<programlisting>includeif "~/.xftconfig"</programlisting>
+
+ <para>One last point: if you are using an LCD screen, you may
+ want to enable sub-pixel sampling. This basically treats the
+ (horizontally separated) red, green and blue components
+ separately to improve the horizontal resolution; the results can
+ be dramatic. To enable this, add the line somewhere in your
+ XftConfig file</para>
+
+ <programlisting>match edit rgba=rgb;</programlisting>
+
+ <para>(depending on what sort of display you have, you may
+ need to change that last word from ``rgb'' to ``bgr'', ``vrgb''
+ or ``vbgr'': experiment and see which works best.)</para>
+
<para>That's all; anti-aliasing should be enabled the next
time you start the X server. However, note that your programs must