74232Re: [PATCH] Subpixel rendering artifacts in GUI mode
- Nov 24, 2013Thomas Tuegel wrote:
> I recently discovered a graphical glitch that occurs sometimes in GUIIs there a reliable way to know if this is needed? Redrawing more for
> mode. If the GUI is using subpixel rendering, characters may leave
> artifacts in their neighbors' cells after being erased. I discovered
> this in the GTK+2 frontend, but it could be a problem in any GUI,
> though it's highly dependent on a system's subpixel rendering
> configuration, the font used, and probably some other variables I
> haven't even considered.
> I am sending a patch which corrects the issue by redrawing the
> characters immediately to the left or right of any updated character.
> This is the approach already taken with bold characters, which have
> the same problem. I merely extended the treatment of bold characters
> to apply to any updated character whenever Vim is in GUI mode.
all GUIs seems overkill. e.g. on Windows it would not be needed, right?
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