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    When I try to type a font its really blurry and i have no clue whys its doing that.

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    Do you have ClearType enabled?
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    ClearType will make the text on his computer crisper, but I think he's worried about text in a Photoshop image. For that you need to set the anti-aliasiong method to "sharp" for your text layer.
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    I find it's the opposite. I find that the text using ClearType is blurrier and harder to read with most sites, since most sites use web fonts, which were designed to be used without antialiasing. I hate ClearType for this reason.
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    i dont know what i did but it was clear before and then boom, it just turned blurry on me. i cant seem to find the anti aliasing thing.

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    Where are you typing this, exactly (what program)?
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    That is a possibility, especially with the VGA cord. Mind you, the guy posted this question 3 weeks ago and either already got his answer or forgot this forum existed.

    Good call, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by russell1, post: 207233
    type text, select text layer and then go to filter/blur/blur. after applying the blur you can press ctrl+f. as many time as you press these keys the blur will be applied. stop hitting the keys when you got the required results. this is the most simple and effective way to blur the fone.
    The actual question was how to STOP the fonts from being blurry - read the thread before you post, please.
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    I wonder if the resolution on your document isn't high enough. If you have a web ready file (72 resolution) it might look blurry. Try to change your resolution if its to be on a printed document. Usually 500 resolution is more than enough for crisp, clear documents. =]


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